Charles County, Maryland

Charles County Operating Status Updates for Jan. 9

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:15am

Charles County Operating Status Updates for Jan. 9

Due to inclement weather, Charles County Government will open at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9 with the liberal leave policy in effect for all non-essential employees.

The following facilities and services will begin operations at 10 a.m.:
• The Landfill, all Recycling Centers, and Piney Church Road Mulch Facility
• Charles County Circuit Court

The following facilities and services will begin operations at 11 a.m.:
• Crain Memorial Welcome Center (12480 Crain Highway, Newburg)
• Charles County Health Department
• College of Southern Maryland (all campuses)

The following facilities and services will be closed:
• Nanjemoy Community Center
• All senior centers
• Meals on Wheels program
• All school-based community centers
• Lackey High School, Donald M. Wade Aquatic Center, and North Point High School indoor pools.
• Charles County Public Schools and activities

VanGO Update:
Due to the closure of Crain Highway, the VanGO 8:30 a.m. Newburg route is not operating.  All other routes are operating on schedule.

The following facilities will make a decision on operations by 2 p.m. today:
• Elite Gymnastics and Recreation Center
• Port Tobacco Recreation Center

Get the latest Charles County severe weather updates: 
Charles County Government website: www.CharlesCountyMD.gov
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/CharlesCounty
Twitter: www.Twitter.com/CharlesCoMD
Charles County Government Television (CCGTV): Comcast channel 95 or Verizon channel 10 
SMECO Power Outage Map: stormcenter.smeco.coop (Call 877-747-6326 to report an outage.)

Sign up for the Citizen Notification System (CNS), the county’s free emergency notification system, at www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/CNS to receive weather, traffic, and road closure notices by text message, email, or phone. Call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency.