Baltimore, MD - Mar. 24, 2020 - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is thanking residents who have come forward to offer support and assistance during the coronavirus pandemic, and he shared options for residents to help.
The state relaunched its #MarylandUnites initiative to provide Marylanders with key resources during the coronavirus pandemic. Visit the initiative's website to find opportunities to help fellow Marylanders, as well as a comprehensive, A-to-Z resource guide on coronavirus.
The governor is also encouraging Marylanders to sign up for the Maryland Responds Reserve Medical Corps, which is recruiting active and retired health care professionals, medical students and other volunteers.
The governor said The Red Cross is in desperate need of blood donations. Healthy Marylanders are asked to consider making an appointment to give blood.
The governor said the Maryland Food Bank is requesting donations, food and volunteers as they assemble "Back Up Boxes" of shelf-stable, nutritious foods for families in need. Learn more at the Maryland Food Bank's website.
The governor said the Maryland Department of Aging has a first-in-the-nation, free Senior Call Check program, which provides peace of mind by checking in on seniors living at home alone. Register yourself or a loved one by calling 866-50-CHECK or visit the Call Check website.
The Maryland Department of Commerce and the Maryland Department of Labor have compiled resources for businesses whose daily operations are impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.