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GENERAL  INFORMATION

Updates from Congressman Brown

Our Website: anthonybrown.house.gov
Facebook: facebook.com/RepAnthonyBrown
Twitter: twitter.com/RepAnthonyBrown
Congressman Brown's Pandemic Inquiry Email: md04.info@mail.house.gov

Latest County COVID-19 Updates:

Prince George's County:

http://health.mypgc.us/coronavirus

Anne Arundel County:

https://aahealth.org/covid19/

Dial 211 For Help With

  • Housing
  • Food
  • Employment
  • Mental Health
  • Utility Payment Assistance
  • Domestic Violence
  • Legal & Tax Services

HEALTH  AND  SAFETY

COVID-19 Symptoms, Tests and Treatment

If You Are Sick:

Tips for Disenfecting Your Home

Paid Sick and Family Sick Leave

WORKPLACE  SAFETY

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

OSHA Reminder to Employers

It is Unlawful to Retaliate Against Workers Who Report Unsafe or Unhealthful Working Conditions during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

OSHA Alert

Safety Tips for Employers to Protect Workers. Resources and new alerts are available for download at this website: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/

OSHA's Whistleblower Protection Program.

Worker's Rights in Various Industries and FAQs: https://www.whistleblowers.gov/

US Labor Department Resources

https://www.dol.gov/coronavirus

INDIVIDUAL  AND  FAMILY  SUPPORT

Housing

Landlords and Tenants
Emergency Housing

If you need emergency shelter, call or contact:

Monthly Rent or Mortgage

You are encouraged to contact your mortgage provider or landlord and request to defer payment. Call 211 for help with rent or mortgages.

Federal Eviction Moratorium

Database and map of facilities covered by the Federal eviction moratorium:
https://nlihc.org/federal-moratoriums

Anne Arundel Eviction Protection

Click here to learn more about Anne Arundel County's eviction protection program: https://acdsinc.org/new-eviction-prevention-program/

Food and Financial Assistance

Maryland's Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Program

Provides cash assistance to families with dependent children when available resources do not fully address the family's needs.
http://dhs.maryland.gov/weathering-tough-times/temporary-cash-assistance/

Maryland Food Bank

Find a Food Bank Near Me: https://mdfoodbank.org/find-food/

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

USDA's Website:
https://www.fns.usda.gov/

Maryland's Website:
http://dhr.maryland.gov/food-supplement-program/

Women Infants and Children (WIC) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program.

Utilities

Tap Water
For More Information and Other Assistance with Local Resources

Internet

Internet Essentials:
  • Comcast is providing 2 months of free service to new customers who apply by April 30.
  • Available to qualified low-income households. Low cost computers are also available through this program.
  • To apply, go to: https://www.internetessentials.com/ or call (855) 846-8376.
Xfinity Wi-Fi Public Hotspots:

JOB/EMPLOYMENT  ASSISTANCE

Job Opportunities

To Search for Job Openings, Visit the Maryland Workforce Exchange at:
https://mwejobs.maryland.gov

Unemployment Benefits

To File a Claim for Unemployment Benefits

EDUCATION  &  CHILDREN

School Meals

Childcare

  • Designated essential personnel who require childcare are immediately able to obtain state-funded childcare programs at no cost. Contact Maryland State Department of Education childcare referral specialists at (877) 261-0060.

Higher Education

SENIORS  &  INDIVIDUALS  WITH  DISABILITIES

Connecting

Senior Call Check
  • A free program where seniors can receive a daily call to verify their well-being. Maryland Residents age 65 or older are eligible. Call (866) 502-0560 or Register Online: www.aging.maryland.gov
Virtual Events (Senior Planet)
County Websites for Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities

BUSINESS  AND  NONPROFIT  ASSISTANCE

County Assistance

Counties are Providing Assistance to Businesses Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic. For More information on Resources Available, Visit Your Economic Development Corporation websites:

State Assistance

The State of Maryland has announced several programs to assist businesses. To learn more visit:

Federal Assistance

OTHER  INFORMATION

Closures

An Updated List of Local Government Facility Closures and Service Modifications Are Found at:

Per Governor Hogan's March 23 Order, All Non-Essential Businesses and Establishments Must Close.

Taxes

  • For Assistance with Maryland Tax Filings, Email taxhelp@marylandtaxes.gov or Call 1-800-MD-TAXES.
  • Maryland and Federal Income Tax filing and Payment Deadlines Have Both Been Extended to July 15.

HELPING  OTHERS

To Volunteer:

Medical Professionals

Donations

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