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Carroll County School and Childcare COVID-19 Information

The Health Department works with Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS), private schools, and childcare facilities as well as the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and Maryland Department of Health (MDH), to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in schools and childcare facilities using layered public health strategies that help maintain safe, in-person learning.

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School and Childcare Guidance

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and Maryland Department of Health (MDH) develop guidance for schools and childcare facilities based on CDC guidance. Local health departments provide local data and resources to support the implementation of this guidance.

For more information on Carroll County Public School’s (CCPS) isolation and quarantine guidance, please see their decision aid, found on the CCPS COVID-19 page

If you have concerns about your child’s health or quarantine guidance, please contact your child’s school nurse. If you have additional questions, you may contact the Health Department by calling our COVID-19 hotline at 410-876-4848, using the contact form on our website, or messaging us on Facebook.


If your child needs to be tested due to COVID-19 symptoms or an exposure at school, please contact your child’s school nurse. See our testing page for additional options.


If your child is 5+ and has not yet been vaccinated, please visit our vaccination page to learn more about safe, effective COVID-19 vaccines. Visit our registration page for clinic information.

Resources for parents and families