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COVID-19 Community Resources

Information is changing daily on the COVID-19 situation. Click on the images / links below for quick access to specific information.
updated 8:24am 3/16/2021:

State Reopening Resources:

Please click on the links below to read the orders and guidance related to Stage Two of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery reopening plan.

Compliance and Enforcement Initiative

Maryland Governor's Amended Order - 3-9-21

Restaurant Curfew Rescinded - 2-1-21

Gradual Reopening Updates and Guidelines

A selection of the state's guides are linked here:

Local Small Business Resources:

For the most up-to-date information pertaining to the state-level business community and COVID-19: visit

Garrett County Health Department COVID-19 Resources:

Phone: 301-334-7698

Food Resources:

The main landfill and all county waste collection sites remain open with normal hours; the Collection Sites (ONLY) are closed Tuesday and Thursday. Plastics recycling will be suspended until further notice.

Maryland Insurance Administration:

Maryland Emergency Management Agency Information:

US Dept of Homeland Security Cyber-Infrastructure Division (CISA) for "essential' business guidance:


From the Governor's Office - Links for Resource Requests/Offers for Business Assistance

  • Request for, or Offers of, Resources
  • For local and statewide charities or community organizations requesting resources
  • For vendors wishing to sell or donate capabilities, personnel, and equipment to the state
  • For corporations wishing to donate palletized goods or requiring other business resource-related information
  • For individual donations or general volunteers
  • For medical, public-health, clergy, and other specialized volunteers interested in serving with the Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps
  • For anything that does not fit the categories above, including media inquiries