COVID-19

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Click here for the latest information on COVID-19 from 2-1-1 Maryland

For home delivery of prescription medications through FamilyWize, call 800-222-2818.  To learn more about the prescription savings program through FamilyWize, visit FamilyWize.org or download the FamilyWize mobile app.  

 

Want to help others during this crisis?  Sign up to volunteer in a variety of ways here

General:

List of open businesses: https://www.meetcharlescounty.com/status-updates-for-local-businesses/

Small business information: https://govstatus.egov.com/md-coronavirus-business and https://www.uschamber.com/coronavirus

Charles County Government Facebook page with COVID-19 updates: https://www.facebook.com/CharlesCounty/ or https://www.charlescountymd.gov/services/health-and-human-services/covid-19

A variety of resources are available through the Charles County Public Library or https://www.ccplonline.org/

Governor Hogan's Executive Order and Interpretive Guidance 07 and Interpretive Guidance 08

For free internet access: https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19#undefined&all_DoIliveinaComcastarea (some limitations apply)

Financial:

*The Salvation Army of Charles County is offering financial assistance with rent/mortgage, utilities, and medications.  To speak with a caseworker, call 301-638-9532.

*Department of Labor/ unemployment information: http://www.labor.maryland.gov/employment/uibulkclaimfaqs.shtml 

Food:

*updates from Southern Maryland Food Bank

*updates from The Arnold House

*information about the Charles County Public Schools Lunch program

*The Salvation Army of Charles County is offering food and hygiene items Monday through Friday by appointment to enable social distancing.  Contact the office at 301-638-9532 to schedule pick-up.

*update on the food pantry at Faith United Methodist Church, 15769 Livingston Rd., Accokeek--- open from 10:30 to noon on Fridays; curbside pick-up

*food pantry list at https://endhungerincharles.org/food-pantries/

*updates on food for pets from Help for Pets

Housing:

*Lifestyles of Maryland has had to suspend Safe Nights to comply with all guidelines for dealing with COVID-19. Please see their Facebook page for details on the services they are still able to offer as well as donations they are able to accept.

Legal:

*Legal resources and information: https://www.mdaccesstojustice.org/covid-19

Children's Needs:

*diapers, formula, etc. at The Catherine Foundation

*limited resources (no walk-ins) at Charles County Children's Aid Society

Utilities:

*energy assistance at https://www.smtccac.org/ohep

Education:

*updates from Charles County Public Schools or https://www.ccboe.com/

*information regarding childcare and other educational issues from The Promise Resource Center

Medical:

*updates from UM Charles Regional Medical Center  (also see the COVID-19 Response documents here and here)

*updates from Charles County Department of Health

*enrollment in a qualified health plan (for those currently uninsured) at https://www.seedco.org/affordable-health-care-maryland/

Safety Issues:

*for assistance with domestic abuse, contact Center for Abused Persons or  https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=center%20for%20abused%20persons&epa=SEARCH_BOX

*To make a report of child or adult abuse, contact Child Protective Services at 301-392-6739 and Adult Protective Services at 301-392-6724