Message Wall Aug. 5, 2020: Neighbors reach out

Dorchester BannerCAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which […]

Message wall: Neighbors sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: […]

Large batch of positive COVID-19 tests in Dorchester

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Health Department received a large batch of positive test results after close of business Monday evening, related to specific testing of vulnerable populations. The health department testing team conducted onsite testing at several locations on Friday, where clusters of workers were complaining of symptoms consistent with COVID-19. At this time, all […]

The Banner’s Message Wall: Neighbors share support in difficult times

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: […]

COVID-19 Statistics

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Health Department updated statistics on COVID-19 cases. For June 29/July 6, they were: Confirmed cases — 186/199Active cases — 6/12Deaths — 5/5Currently hospitalized — 0/0Ever hospitalized — 29/29Released/recovering — 178/185 Age Range0-9 — 510-19 — 1320-29 — 2830-39 — 3840-49 — 3850-59 — 2660-69 — 2770-79 — 1680+ — 8GenderFemale […]

Message Wall: Neighbors are sharing ideas and support

Dorchester BannerCAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which […]

COVID-19 statistics

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Health Department updated statistics on COVID-19 cases. They were: Confirmed cases — 179Active cases — 18Deaths — 4Currently hospitalized — 2Ever hospitalized — 29Released/recovering — 159 Age Range0-9 — 410-19 — 1120-29 — 2430-39 — 3540-49 — 3450-59 — 2260-69 — 2570-79 — 1680+ — 8 GenderFemale — 109Male — […]

DoCo Health Department shares details on Safer at Home advisory

CAMBRIDGE — A statement from the Dorchester County Health Department last week provided guidance on Governor Larry Hogan’s Safer at Home plan. The move aims to move Maryland forward in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement follows:As of May 15, the Stay at Home order was replaced by a Safer at Home public […]

UPDATED: Harrell shares details on virus fight

Testing at Walmart three days a week CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Health Officer Roger Harrell shared the latest numbers in the local COVID-19 battle on Tuesday evening. The meeting and public comments were conducted via teleconference, to maintain safe distancing. Mr. Harrell said the total tally of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Dorchester since the […]

Dorchester has second COVID-19 death

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County has suffered its second loss to COVID-19. The death was reported in an update at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday from the county’s Health Department. The number of confirmed cases locally climbed by three from Tuesday morning, to 31. The number of Dorchester patients hospitalized during the pandemic is three, with 17 having […]