As the state of emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Senator Bailey wanted to ensure that resources and information related to the State’s response are available to everyone in District 29.
The Maryland Department of Health is posting updates about COVID-19 in our State, along with background on the symptoms of the virus and how to slow its spread at https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/.
Governor Hogan and his administration have taken a number of steps to address this outbreak. More details on actions taken by the Governor so far is available at https://governor.maryland.gov/coronavirus/.
Maryland is also fortunate to be home to some of the world’s leading medical institutions, including Johns Hopkins University, which is posting resources at https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/.
Information for Businesses
Many businesses have been disrupted by this outbreak and the State’s efforts to slow its spread. The Maryland Department of Commerce is posting updates for affected businesses at https://businessexpress.maryland.gov/coronavirus.
Guidance is also available from the Federal Small Business Administration at https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources.
If you have a small business in Maryland that has been impacted and you have questions, please email the Maryland Department of Commerce: Secretary.Commerce@maryland.gov
Information for Affected Employees
The Maryland Department of Labor has answered frequently asked questions from employees who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic regarding unemployment benefits at http://labor.maryland.gov/employment/uicovidfaqs.shtml.
It is critical to continue to heed the advice from Federal, State, and Local governments regarding this pandemic. Please be aware that access to the legislative complex in Annapolis is still restricted. The Senator’s District Office is operating with reduced hours during this time. The best way to contact Senator Bailey’s office is by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your patience as we are all working to determine the best way to move forward while considering the advice given by health officials. We will continue to give updates as they become available.