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Posted on: March 25, 2020

State and Federal Assistance Programs Available for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19


The Calvert County Department of Economic Development continues to share vital information about programs and resources providing assistance to local businesses impacted by the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

This week, Gov. Larry Hogan announced new COVID-19 business relief programs to assist Maryland businesses with 50 or fewer full- or part-time employees and Maryland manufacturing businesses. Local businesses that meet the criteria are encouraged to seek assistance through the following programs:

Additionally, Maryland businesses and individuals are currently able to apply for disaster loan assistance through the Small Business Administration (SBA) at

Business owners are encouraged to document all losses, expenses and impacts from this event. Find additional resources through the Department of Economic Development’s COVID-19 resource page at

Business owners with questions or in need of assistance may contact the Department of Economic Development at or 410-535-4583.

Business owners, employees and patrons are urged to follow aggressive precautionary actions that will reduce the risk of infection and limit the spread of COVID-19 from other areas.

The county continues to share the latest updates surrounding Calvert County’s response to COVID-19 through a virtual resource center on its website, including any precautionary measures, guidance and closures at

Updates will continue to appear on the Calvert County Government website,, Facebook page at and Comcast Channel 6.

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