Updated: 03/22/2020, 12:30PM
BALTIMORE CITY POSITIVE TEST COUNT:
28 confirmed cases as of 12:30PM March 22. 2020
In response to the evolving conditions related to the threat of COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of the public and of our employees, the following will take effect Monday, March 23rd
Who can I talk to about my needs?
If you need someone to talk to and help answer questions, call Maryland Access Point (MAP) at 410-396-2273 (CARE) or email at MAP.BCHD@baltimorecity.gov
Senior Call Check is a FREE service available to adults 65+ in Maryland. Registration is easy – online or over the phone! aging.maryland.gov/Pages/senior-call-check.aspx
Where can I buy groceries at stores with less crowds?
What grocery stores will deliver to my home?
Where can I get prepared meals?
If you are a current participant at a senior center or congregate meal site, call your center to reserve a boxed meal that will be available for pick up. If you are not a participant, call the Maryland Food Bank at (410) 737-8282 or visit www.FoodPantries.org.
Where can I get delivered meals?
How can I get my prescription medications?
The following pharmacies will deliver:
Hundreds of City residents have applied for unemployment insurance. For displaced workers, please direct them to the following resources as needed:
Small businesses in Baltimore City are eligible to apply for funding through the federal Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. Small businesses and private non-profit organizations can apply directly to the SBA for financial assistance here: disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/
Updates on Baltimore City Government Operations are available via the link below:
Baltimore City Public Schools COVID-19 Information Portal:
How to get involved
Help us get important information out about COVID-19 by sharing our graphics on social media: health.baltimorecity.gov/coronavirus/infographics
locations where grab-n-go meals are available, complete with time, meal and eligibility details.
Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) service updates are available via the link below:
Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 Information Portal:
Official guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is to avoid close contact with people who are sick; stay home when sick; avoid touching one’s eyes, nose, and mouth; wash hands with soap and water; and clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces. Practicing social distancing is advised as a measure to reduce exposure to COVID-19. There are currently no immunizations for COVID-19.
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center: Detailed information on the spread of the outbreak: coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
Alexandra Smith, Team Lead, JIC Community & Government Affairs
Liam Davis, Government Specialist
Councilman Kristerfer Burnett, JIC City Council Representative
Link to access infographics: health.baltimorecity.gov/coronavirus/infographics
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