MARYLAND STRONG - RECOVERY STAGE 2
Talbot County Financial Assistance Programs
CARES Individual Assistance Program
NEW!!! This program can now assist with up to two months of car payments and additional childcare expenses associated with virtual school attendance.
CARES Small Business Grant Program
Talbot County Legal Assistance Programs
Maryland Legal Aid (y en español)
Mid-Shore Pro Bono
Talbot County COVID Testing Information
Talbot County Health Department Free Testing in Easton – now Tu, Th, and Fri
Shore Regional Health Free Testing at Chesapeake College – Mon and Wed
Maryland COVID Testing Frequently Asked Questions
Talbot County Contact Tracing Operation
CDC Guidance on Contact Tracing
Maryland Department of Health Guidance on Quarantine and Isolation
Talbot County Health Officer Contact Tracing Statement – October 23, 2020
MD COVID Alert
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The COVID-19 public health crisis is affecting every part of life in Talbot County. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. Your help is needed to keep our county open and safe for everyone. As the county proceeds through a state of recovery, the threat of the virus is not lessened so please continue to:
- wear face masks in public,
- put 6 feet of distance between yourself and people who don’t live in your household,
- stay safe at home if you don’t have to travel away from home and avoid gatherings, and
- cooperate with our contact tracers if one of them should call you.
As per Governor Hogan’s Executive Order, Maryland is in Stage 3 of the Roadmap to Recovery through November 20, 2020. At 5pm on Friday, the state will return to Stage 2. While Maryland remains open for business at this time, the Governor has expressed concern about surging case and hospitalization numbers around the United States. He has urged Marylanders to recommit to the simple steps that keep our loved ones and neighbors safe, and help conserve vital health care resources. Read the full update here.
Talbot County Health Officer Update – November 24, 2020
For prior health officer updates, visit the Talbot County Health Department website.
The Talbot County Council adopted an Emergency Declaration on March 16, 2020 after the Governor of Maryland declared a State of Emergency and the President of the United States issued a Proclamation on Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak. Talbot County swiftly convened an Operational Working Group made up of officials from the Talbot County Health Department, Talbot County Emergency Services, Talbot County Government, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, area law enforcement agencies, towns, and many other community partners.
The county transitioned into a Recovery Phase on June 30, 2020. This group continues to monitor and respond to the evolving situation. Updates are shared regularly with information affecting the citizens of Talbot County.
Delmarva Community Transit
Talbot County Courts
Talbot County Chamber of Commerce
University of Maryland Extension