COVID-19 Task Force Resources

Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Child Care Outlines Path Forward
Maryland Together is a plan to continue and expand child care during the COVID-19 Pandemic. View the full Recovery Plan and the FAQs for Parents
Maryland Task Force Webinars
Best Practices for Business Reopening Webinars are focused on Professional ServicesPersonal ServicesManufacturing and Construction, and Hospitality and Tourism.
The webinars feature updates from officials at the Maryland Department of Health, Maryland Department of Commerce, and Maryland State Police. All Task Force webinars can be found here:
Virtual Quarterly Business Roundtable
Please join us for our virtual Quarterly Business Roundtable on Wednesday,September 16th, 8:30 – 9:30 am.

This is a great opportunity for your business to get the inside scoop on what is happening in Charles County and learn about the Economic Development Department’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. From the start of the crisis, we have shifted resources and human capital to address the impacts to businesses. Efforts that will be addressed include public outreach, education, and connection to resources; financial support for businesses; partnerships with private and public sector stakeholders; and initiatives to identify and address business needs and work towards economic recovery.
Feel free to bring your questions; we’ll have a Q&A at the end of the webinar. Register here.
Maryland Restaurant Week 2020  Restaurant Association of Maryland is thrilled to announce Maryland Restaurant Week! Unlike your typical restaurant week, they’re bringing all counties and all restaurants in Maryland together for a first-of-its-kind, week-long effort from September 18 to 27th — all in support of our industry. No course requirements, no prix-fixe menus needed, and no entry fees. Restaurants may offer special menus, discounts or seasonal fare for dine-in, curbside, or carryout. There is no cost in order to participate! If you’d like to participate, please complete the submission form on this page to be added to the Maryland Restaurant Week 2020 website. You may also Click HERE to download a one-sheet with information about the event.

Southern Maryland Innovates: Crab Pot Pitch Competition Submissions needed!  The Southern Maryland Innovates Crab Pot Pitch Competition will be hosted virtually Thursday, October 29th, 2020. Today St. Mary’s released a press release and newsletter looking for additional submissions. See today’s newsletter. Please share this information with your networks and let Destiny Allen with the St. Mary’s County economic development office know if you have any questions.

CMMC Is Coming – Are You Ready? Webinar – September 15 at 3:00 PM ET – Presented by Baker Tilly

The Department of Defense’s (DOD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements are coming, impacting DOD contractors big and small. This important new certification, if responded to proactively, will help you gain (or not lose) a competitive advantage. Are you ready to obtain CMMC? Is your IT infrastructure equipped?