Charles County Health Department COVID-19 Reminders & Webinar

Charles County Health Department Webinar This Thursday May 21st 2020

The Charles County Health Department–in partnership with the Economic Development Department and Charles County Chamber of Commerce–invites all County businesses and religious and civic leaders to a webinar on Thursday, May 21, Noon to 2 pm, to discuss health and business-related aspects of Phase 1 reopening and the “COVID-19 Guidance for Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery”. A Q&A will follow the webinar presentation, and slides with resource links will be emailed to all registered participants following the webinar.

Register here.

Charles Recovery Resources

We want to make sure you’re aware of our new web page, Charles Recovery Resources, as we all prepare for Stage 1 on May 29. This page will be updated regularly and includes the following:

  • Federal guidance from the CDC and FDA to re-opening
  • State of Maryland guidance to re-opening
  • Industry-specific guidance from trade organizations

We hope you’ll use this page as a resource, but still feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.


COVID-19 Business Relief Fund

The Charles County COVID-19 Business Relief Fund is still open for applications.


The COVID-19 Loan requires no payment for a year, and 1/2 of the $5,000 loan is forgiveable if the $2,500 is paid in the second year.


If you have any questions, concerns, or need assistance with your application, contact Lucretia Freeman-Buster at or 301-885-1344.


Register For This Week’s Webinar: Using Social Media as a Digital Storefront


The Charles County Economic Development Department and Charles County Chamber of Commerce have partnered to present a free webinar series for businesses called, “Tools, Tips, and Tactics: A Webinar Series on Business Resilience During Times of Uncertainty.”


This week’s webinar is, “Using Social Media as a Digital Storefront,” 2-3 pm on Wednesday, May 20. Learn more and register here.


Watch the recordings of “Effective Online Marketing,” “Online Team Building and Communication,” “Hosting Successful Virtual Events” and “WFH Mental Health Care.”


Upcoming webinars will include:

  • Cashflow Management 101
  • Good Cyber Hygiene