Howard County Public Schools Makes Weather Decision For Jan. 7

HOWARD COUNTY, MD — As of 5:50 a.m., Howard County public schools including the Digital Education Center and all offices were closed Friday. All evening activities involving HCPSS students and staff are canceled and all community-sponsored programs held in HCPSS buildings are canceled.

HCPSS COVID testing for staff and student-athletes has been canceled. A vaccine clinic, made possible by Giant Pharmacy at Oakland Mills Middle School, also has been canceled and will be rescheduled for Jan. 11 from 4-7 p.m.

A two-hour late start originally had been announced for the Howard County Public School System Thursday evening.

To see the latest forecast, read Patch's most recent winter storm update.

This article originally appeared on the Columbia Patch