Latest Updates: COVID-19 State of Emergency

Government Updates

Frequently Asked Questions from MD Dept of Human Services

Mar 27, 2020

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…

Maryland State Department of Education closes schools through April 24th

Mar 25, 2020

Announcement from Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools After lengthy discussions with health experts from around the State, I have made the decision along…

COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund

Mar 24, 2020

Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Labor have launched the new COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund. This fund is designed to support businesses experiencing…

County Updates

Commissioners Establish ‘COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Fund’ for Allegany’s Small Businesses Impacted by Pandemic

Mar 26, 2020

The Board of County Commissioners of Allegany County, recognizing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the community’s small businesses, announced a new fund to…

MD Travel Updates: COVID-19

Mar 25, 2020

The Maryland Office of Tourism has taken steps to ensure the safety of visitors:  Maryland Welcome Centers, bars, restaurants, malls, theaters, gyms, casinos, racetracks and…

Allegany County Tourism: COVID-19 Updates and Travel Information

Mar 25, 2020

Allegany County Tourism is closely monitoring the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and consulting with state and local leaders and industry partners including – the Maryland Department…

Healthcare Resources

UPMC Western Maryland COVID-19 Resources

Mar 25, 2020

UPMC Western Maryland created a resource site with pertinent information relating to COVID-19 and hospital resources available to Western Marylanders. To see hospital updates, visitation…

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Updates

Mar 25, 2020

The CDC is working hard to provide important updates and resources for individuals, families, and communities. To learn more, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak Updates

Mar 24, 2020

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) has developed a page dedicated to providing updated information about COVID-19 throughout Maryland.  The Maryland Emergency Management Agency will…

Local Business Updates

PPP Forgiveness Information

May 18, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program’s forgiveness form and instructions have been released and can be found here! The form and instructions inform borrowers how to apply…

Comfort Keepers Cumberland Maryland

Comfort Keepers Offers Senior Care and Care Line

Mar 31, 2020

As an in-home care provider, Comfort Keepers is an essential business and remains open to serve you. Their dedicated Care team is working hard to…

Hometown Heroes – Masks, Masks, and More Masks!

Mar 27, 2020

The community response to the needs of medical masks for our professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic has been nothing short of…