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

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

Expanded Inpatient Facilities

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