Latest Updates: COVID-19 State of Emergency

Government Updates

CARES Act Unemployment Insurance FAQs

Apr 1, 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…

For those who have applied for Small Business Administration funding

Mar 31, 2020

This message went out late yesterday from the SBA to every business that filed an application for an EIDL loan before today. It doesn’t matter…

Read Governor Hogan’s 3/30 Executive Order Here

Mar 30, 2020

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…

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…