Closings and delays

Patuxent River Naval Air Base

OPEN. NAS Patuxent River is open for business as usual at 2 p.m. Feb. 17. All Night Check employees are expected to report to work on time. This message is to update Night Check personnel that Base Status will be open for your shift starting at 2 p.m.

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital

Code Brown has been lifted

Calvert County


Calvert Library is closed Feb. 17


Calvert County Government is closed Feb. 17


Calvert County Public Schools Closed on Feb. 17 (Code Red for 12-Month Employees)

Schools closed due to inclement weather for students and all employees except those designated as emergency personnel (Code Red).
Reminder to staff and parents when schools are closed all evening activities are cancelled.

Charles County


Due to hazardous road conditions, VanGO is suspending all service for Tuesday, Feb. 17.  All VanGO transit services for today are canceled, and will not start at 10 a.m., as previously announced. For further information, call 301-934-9305 ext. 5179 or visit


Due to inclement weather, Charles County Government is closed today, Tuesday, Feb. 17. Essential personnel and employees required to maintain operations during inclement weather are to report to work as scheduled.

Curbside Recycling Collection will be delayed one day this week. Tuesday "A" collection will take place on Wednesday; Wednesday "A" on Thursday; Thursday "A" on Friday; and Friday "A" on Saturday. The Charles County Landfill and Recycling Center on Billingsley Road in Waldorf and the Pisgah Recycling Center will be open for normal operating hours.

The following facilities and services are closed or canceled today:

  • Charles County Government
  • Crain Memorial Welcome Center
  • Tri-County Animal Shelter
  • All scheduled recreation programs, sports practices, and activities at school-based community centers
  • Lackey and North Point High School indoor pools
  • Port Tobacco Recreation Center
  • Elite Gymnastics and Recreation Center
  • Senior Centers
  • Nanjemoy Community Center
  • Meals on Wheels Program
  • Charles County Public Schools (code red for employees)
  • Charles County Department of Health
  • Charles County Public Library (all branches)
  • College of Southern Maryland (all campuses)
  • Charles County Board of Elections
  • Charles County Circuit Court
  • District Court of Maryland for Charles County (all cases will be rescheduled)

The following facilities and services are operating on a delayed or modified schedule today:

  • Curbside Recycling Collection (delayed one day)
  • Capital Clubhouse (opening at 3 p.m.)


All Charles County public schools will be closed Feb. 17, There is a code red for staff who follow the code system.

Department of Community Services

Due to the approaching winter storm, the Recreation Division has the following cancellations and early closures for Monday, Feb. 16, 2015:

Lackey and North Point Indoor Pools will be closing at 3 p.m.
Port Tobacco Recreation Center will be closed.
All indoor Sports games and practices are canceled.
Elite Gymnastics and Recreation Center will close at 5 p.m.
All Community Centers were previously scheduled to be closed for Presidents Day, Feb. 16.

We will continue to monitor the weather conditions throughout the night and tomorrow and further closures and cancellations may be announced tomorrow.  For additional information please contact the Department of Community Services inclement weather line at 301-934-9305 ext. 5197 or look for updates on the Charles County Parks and Recreation Facebook page (

St. Mary's County


Leonardtown, MD – The latest winter storm has dumped between five and six inches of snow across the county. Department of Public Works and Transportation crews and contractors were mobilized Monday afternoon and continue to plow and salt over 1,200 lane miles of county roadways. Crews will continue these efforts for the duration of the storm.

Here’s the status of County Government operations:

➢ All St. Mary’s County Government Administrative Offices are closed. Essential employees should report as scheduled or contact their supervisor.
➢ All St. Mary’s County Public Schools are closed. Code 3 for employees.
➢ Non-Public School Transportation will not be provided.
➢ STS bus service is closed
➢ All Recreation and Parks programs are cancelled and all facilities are closed.
➢ All Senior Activity Centers are closed and there will be no home delivered meals.
➢ The St. Andrews landfill and six (6) convenience centers are closed.
➢ St. Mary’s County Circuit Court and District Court are closed.
➢ All three branches of the St. Mary’s County Library are closed.
➢ All three College of Southern Maryland campuses are closed.


All St. Mary's County public schools are closed Feb. 17. No employees should report to work. Administrative leave will be provided for 12 month employees.

Transit System

Leonardtown, MD – St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) Transit routes will begin suspending operations at approximately 5 p.m. today  in anticipation of deteriorating roadway conditions.
All service routes, which operate evenings between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., will not operate this evening.

Parks and Recreation

Leonardtown, MD - All Recreation & Parks programs and facilities will close at 5 p.m. today due to the pending inclement weather.  This includes Margaret Brent, Hollywood, Chancellor's Run, Carver and Leonard Hall Recreation Centers.

In addition the Great Mills pool will close at 5pm and all evening classes at the Gymnastics Center are cancelled.


State offices & facilities will be closed Feb 17th until end of day shift. Emergency essential employees report as scheduled.

St. Mary's College

Tuesday, February 17th: All classes are cancelled and all offices are closed. Essential employees must report at their designated time.

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

SMHEC will be closed Feb. 17

Federal Government

Federal offices in the Washington, DC area are closed. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency's policies, including written telework agreements.

Non-emergency employees will be granted excused absence (administrative leave) for the number of hours they were scheduled to work unless they are:

  • required to telework,
  • on official travel outside of the Washington, DC area,
  • on pre-approved leave (including leave without pay), or
  • on an alternative work schedule (AWS) day off.

Telework-Ready Employees who are scheduled to perform telework on the effective day of the announcement or who are required to perform telework on a day when Federal offices are closed must telework the entire workday or request leave, or a combination of both, in accordance with their agency's policies and procedures, subject to any applicable collective bargaining requirements (as consistent with law).

Emergency Employees are expected to report to their worksite unless otherwise directed by their agencies.

College of Southern Maryland

Update:  All CSM Campuses will be closed on Tuesday, Feb 17 due to weather conditions.


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