Government Updates and Resources
COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates and Guidance
The Federal, State and County Governments are taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for mandates, operations and services below:
Allegany County Government, in concert with Allegany County Tourism is pleased to announce the release of the County’s “Roadmap to Reopening.” The Roadmap outlines best practices for the community’s businesses & tourism industry as we jump start our economy. The Roadmap is available on the County’s resource page dedicated to the community’s COVID-19 response. The…
The Board of County Commissioners of Allegany County reopened its recently established COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Fund for small businesses. The fund, announced in March, has already provided over $109,000 in rapid funding for businesses affected most. “Allegany County is one of the few counties that has committed a large amount of funding to help…
Allegany County’s investment of CARES Act funding submitted to the State of Maryland can be viewed here.
Governor Hogan’s April 15 Executive Order regarding the use of masks in retail and public transportation is available here. The Executive Order goes into effect at 7 AM on Saturday, April 18, 2020.
The Maryland Department of Labor has just released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document for Unemployment Insurance related items within the CARES Act. That document can be accessed at the following link: https://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/uicaresfaqs.pdf
Governor Hogan released a new Executive Order requiring all persons to stay at home. This order goes into effect 3/30/2020 at 8 PM. Read the Executive Order here. Two interpretative guidance documents have also been released. They are accessible here and here.
Senator Ben Cardin released the “Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act.” This resource guides small business owners through the resources recently passed by the United States Senate by asking… Do you need: • Capital to cover the cost of retaining employees? Then the Paycheck Protection Program might be right for you. • A quick…
The Maryland Department of Human Services released frequently asked questions for the services they provide through the Family Investment Administration. Please click on the following document or visit the Allegany County Department of Social Services website for more information. FIA_FAQ_3.26.20
The Hogan administration has compiled an A-Z reference guide to outline all recent executive orders and updates as they relate to the current COVID-19 circumstances. Click here to learn more. https://governor.maryland.gov/marylandunites/
The Hogan administration is committed to being transparent, keeping Marylanders fully informed, taking actions based on detailed planning, and making decisions based on the facts on the ground. Visit the link below to view live updates from Governor Larry Hogan: https://governor.maryland.gov/coronavirus/