Governor Hogan Announces Closure of All Non-Essential Businesses, $175 Million Relief Package for Workers and Small Businesses Affected by Covid-19. Click here for full article. (3.23.2020)
Information About What is Considered an Essential Business: Click here. If you have questions about whether or not it is an essential business, please contact CISA at CISA.CAT@cisa.dhs.gov. (3.23.2020)
Business Owners: Please update your Business Status on both of the Links below to inform people about the current status of your business. We encourage all businesses to verify their listing for accuracy and to update as necessary. You can add your business or edit the current listing to include pertinent information about gift cards or curbside pickup, etc.
The first link includes businesses located in South Baltimore and the second focuses on Businesses located throughout the City–which can be filtered by neighborhood (either SoBo or Federal Hill). Both have Virtual Tip Jars where you can enter information for your wait staff and bar staff to receive virtual tips.
Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) Survey –
Every business is being affected by COVID-19. The Baltimore Development Corporation is coordinating with city and state agencies and the federal government to identify resources available for businesses. Let us know how you are being affected by taking our brief business impact survey now. Thank you in advance.
Note: This information is confidential and will not be shared publicly in any detail, only in aggregate figures as a guide for policy makers. Any specific comments by businesses in terms of revenue figures or layoffs will not be attributed to a specific business to protect their propriety information. We encourage you to complete the BDC Survey Thank you!
Click here to go to the Maryland Business Express website, which is updated daily with current information concerning Coronavirus:
- Business Closures & Restrictions During Covid-19
- Public Health Emergency Protection Act
- Resources for Businesses
- CDC Recommendations
- Financial Assistance and Taxes
- Employers & Worker Assistance
- Licensing & Permitting
- Educational Information
- More Information
Click here for Frequently asked Questions for Maryland Businesses Responding to the Coronavirus
Liquor Board Guidance on Carryout/Delivery of Alcoholic Beverages
- For details, click here
Living Classrooms Cleaning of Federal Hill: In response to State and Federal guidelines to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus, we are temporarily stopping our 5 day a week cleaning of the Federal Hill Business District. This is a temporary but necessary step to minimize the risk of exposure to the Living Classrooms team and others they interact with. We look forward to resuming cleaning activities as soon as possible.
Click here for information on Baltimore Development Corporation’s website.
Click here for information updates from Councilman Eric Costello. This site will be updated by Councilman Costello’s office daily. The site includes a lot of information relevant to Federal Hill Businesses.
Baltimore Community Tool Bank is loaning equipment, including materials to help distribute food and supplies, free for the duration of this crisis. For details, click here