Latest Updates: COVID-19 State of Emergency

Government Updates

Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Manufacturing Fund

Mar 24, 2020

A $5 million fund is being developed to provide incentives to small businesses who manufacture masks, personal protective equipment and other needed supplies for healthcare…

Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund

Mar 24, 2020

The COVID-19 Emergency Relief $50M Grant Fund offers working capital to assist Maryland small businesses and nonprofits with disrupted operations due to COVID-19. Grant assistance…

Small Business Administration: Disaster Assistance

Mar 24, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering Disaster Assistance to businesses, assisting with damages relating to COVID-19. Assistance is provided in the form of…

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…