Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Page last updated: April 8, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Situation Update

Montgomery County officials are responding to a pandemic of respiratory disease spreading from person-to-person caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The disease has been named "coronavirus disease 2019" (abbreviated "COVID-19"). This situation poses a serious public health risk. The county government is working closely with federal, state, and local partners to respond to this situation. COVID-19 can cause mild to severe illness; most severe illness occurs in adults 65 years and older.

On Saturday, March 7, 2020, the County Commissioners announced the first (2) two presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County. The next day, (2) two more presumptive positive cases were announced, and the Commissioners signed a Declaration of Disaster Emergency.

For real-time information on COVID-19 in Montgomery County, including a current number of cases and other statistics, visit www.montcopa.org/COVID-19.

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Disclaimer: This page is intended to provide Montgomery County first responders (police, fire, & EMS) and healthcare facility staff with the information they need to respond to COVID-19. If you are looking for general public information on COVID-19, please visit the following webpages:

INFORMATION FOR FIRST RESPONDERS and healthcare facilities

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Montgomery County Department of Public Safety

Pennsylvania Department of Health

US Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)