TIMONIUM, Md. — In its continuing effort to help combat the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, The Maryland State Fair & Agricultural Society, in addition to providing space for a Baltimore County Together meal and resource appointment-only pick up site, has:
- provided the Cow Palace to the Baltimore County Department of Health for use as an appointment-only Coronavirus testing station, Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on April 16, while test kits are available.
- Patients must first get authorization from a healthcare provider to be tested. Once authorization is obtained, the person to be tested must schedule an appointment using the state-designated Chesapeake Regional Information System (CRISP).
- People arriving at the site without an order from a healthcare provider and/or without a pre-scheduled appointment will not be tested.
- Residents with questions or who need assistance can call the Baltimore County COVID-19 Hotline seven days a week, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 410-887-3816.
- Offered the barns and stalls to the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the State Veterinarians Office for emergency needs.
“We are here to be good neighbors and work with the State, the County, and our community with their efforts to put an end to this pandemic,” said Maryland State Fair & Agricultural Society General Manager Andy Cashman.
“We are living in unprecedented times,” said Maryland State Fair & Agricultural Society Board Chairman Gerry L. Brewster. “In such times, unprecedented actions and sacrifices are called upon us all. The Maryland State Fair & Agricultural Society is here to be of service to Baltimore County and to the entire State of Maryland.”
—Edie M. Bernier, Maryland State Fair