Exterior of Laurel Medical Center with Home of the Brave sign in front

In response to COVID-19, Governor Hogan issued an executive order directing Maryland Department of Health (MDH) to work with healthcare facilities and providers to take measures to increase hospital capacity statewide.

Expanded Inpatient Facilities

University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has worked with state officials and other healthcare providers to open two inpatient COVID-only facilities: