• COVID-19 Resource for Businesses

  • Maryland Resource Guide – An A-Z Resource Guideoutlining the latest updates and actions Maryland has taken thus far.

     

    Maryland Interagency Website: COVID-19 Information for Businesses: Click HERE

    Interpretive Guidance of March 23, 2020 Executive Order to close Non-Essential Businesses

     

    Text Message Updates. To receive alerts, tips, and resources related to COVID-19 and other threats and hazards affecting, or that may affect Maryland, text “MdReady” to 898211.

     

    MD Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan Fund: Click HERE

     

    MD Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund: Click HERE

     

    MD Dept of Labor COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund: 

    https://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/covidlafund.shtml  
    Governor Hogan and the Maryland Department of Labor launched the new COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund, designed to support businesses undergoing economic stresses due to the pandemic by preventing or minimizing the duration of unemployment resulting from layoffs. Businesses can apply for up to $50,000 in state money to keep employees on the payroll. Funds from the layoff aversion fund can be used several ways, including purchasing equipment to allow employees to work from home, cleaning services at businesses delivering essential services and other measures aimed at staving off layoffs.

    One page Fact Sheet: http://www.labor.maryland.gov/employment/covidlafundflyer.pdf

    Application (xls format): Download HERE

     

    Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Manufacturing Fund

    This $5 million incentive program helps Maryland manufacturers to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) that is urgently needed by hospitals and health-care workers across the country. More details expected to be announced by Friday, March 27, 2020. When they are, they will be found here: https://commerce.maryland.gov/fund/maryland-covid-19-emergency-relief-manufacturing-fund

     

    US Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Information

    • Governor Hogan announced that the entire state of Maryland has received designation for SBA assistance. Small Businesses can apply HERE
    • PDF presentation of info about the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). Click HERE

     

    Calling all Manufacturers – To assist the State and the people of Maryland, the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) is creating a database of Maryland manufacturing companies that make components, technologies, materials and products needed to fight COVID-19.

    Invite manufacturers that make components or end products for the medical industry to add their company to the database using the form found here: https://rmiofmaryland.com/maryland-made-to-save-lives/   As manufacturers sign up, the list of companies will be on the RMI website at https://rmiofmaryland.com/  In addition, the database will be shared with State leaders and key decision makers who will help procure additional medical equipment and supplies much needed at this critical time.

     

    COVID-19 FAQ Sheet regarding employers questions about impact in the workplace: Click HERE

     

    COVID-19 FAQs for self employed or 1099 contractors: Click HERE

     

    COVID-19 Compliant Sick Leave Policies (for Employers in MD): Click HERE

     

    Want to help? Do you have resources and capabilities that the state may need to assist in our efforts? If so, please send an email to Resource.MEMA@Maryland.gov We are actively looking to connect with the needs of the health care industry. ..Thank You!

     

    Need help with meals or unemployment assistance:  Click HERE for a list of options.

     

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