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Local announcements in response to the Coronavirus:

  • -Click HERE to go to the official State of Maryland Coronavirus page with the map showing number of cases in each county, etc.
  • Click HERE to go to the official Talbot County Coronavirus page (talbotcovid19.org).
  • -Queen Anne’s County officials have announced the 2nd confirmed case of COVID19 there.  Read more HERE.
  • -Maryland Primary Election pushed back to June 2nd
  • Gov. Hogan has ordered all non essential Maryland businesses to close.  Any social, religious, community, recreational, sports gatherings or events of 10 or more people in close proximity at all locations, establishments & venues across Maryland are prohibited.
  • -All Maryland Public Schools will be CLOSED through April 24.  School sanctioned travel for students and staff is cancelled.  Meals are available to students through the closure.  Click HERE for where you can pick meals up in your area.
  • -Saints Peter & Paul – CLOSED March 16-27; the Diocese of Wilmington has announced that the faithful of the diocese are dispensed from the obligation to attend Holy Mass.
  • -Maryland state courts will be closed to the public for three weeks.
  • -Senior Centers have been told to close.
  • -University of Maryland Shore Regional Health has announced that all support group meetings, classes, seminars & professional meetings scheduled in UMSRH hospitals, outpatient and other facilities are cancelled until further notice.  Also, temporary visitor restrictions are in place (read more HERE).
  • -Queen Anne’s County Government – offices are closed to the public but are still available by phone and email.  Certain restrictions are in place in the county.
  • -Compass Regional Hospice has announced the cancellation of all support groups, workshops, and volunteer training until further notice.  Read more HERE.
  • -The Talbot County Free Library is cancelling all library public programming and outreach activities at both branches up to and including Friday, March 27.  In addition, the library is cancelling all story times at both branches through April 15.  All 3 branches will be closed March 16-29. More info HERE.
  • -Caroline County Public Library – all 3 branches closed March 16-30.  Any materials checked out can be returned after they reopen.  Meeting rooms will not be available, but electronic library services will continue to be available.
  • -Mid-Shore Pro Bono – Not open to walk-ins but they are available to assist clients by phone.
  • The Academy Art Museum in Easton will be closed to the public through April 30.  With this closure, all public programs and classes are cancelled through this period.
  • -The Avalon Foundation will be closed March 13-April 24.
  • -The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will be closed (effective Sat. 3/14) with the anticipated reopening date of April 1.  The 9th annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival, originally scheduled for April 4-5 is postponed to a tbd later date.  Check HERE (and click on the banner at the top of the page) for further CBMM updates.
  • -Harrington Raceway & Casino will be closed through April 1.  The closure is applicable to all bars/restaurants and gaming on the property, including Murphy’s Race/Sportsbook and Grill.  All shows & entertainment during this timeline are cancelled and any applicable ticket sales for such events will be subject to a refund.

Weather related closing / cancellation / delay

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