Maryland Orders – COVID-19 Resource Page

This page provides updates on emergency orders and information about COVID-19 in the State of Maryland.

 

 

STATE OF MARYLAND (Governor Larry Hogan)

Current Official Orders:

(June 30) – Amended Utility Shutoffs and Late Fees
(June 19) – Extending Certain Licenses, Permits, and Registrations
(June 11) – Authorizing Suspension Of Alcoholic Beverage License Fees
(June 10) – Allowing Reopening Of Certain Businesses And Facilities, Subject To Local Regulation
(June 3) – Allowing Reopening Of Certain Businesses And Facilities, Subject To Local Regulation 
(May 29) – Amended Utility Shutoffs and Late Fees 
(May 29) – Alternate Alcoholic Services
(May 27) – Gatherings, Reopening of Certain Businesses and Facilities
(May 19) – Authorizing COVID-19 Testing by Licensed Pharmacists
(May 13) – Gatherings, Reopening of Certain Businesses and Facilities 
(May 13) – Alternate Processes for Marriage Applications and Ceremonies
(May 6) – Renewal of State of Emergency; June 2 Primary
(May 6) – Amended Stay at Home Order; Gatherings; Expanded Outdoor Recreation
(April 29) – Amended Authorizing Actions for Nursing Homes
(April 29) – Prohibiting Garnishment of CARES Recovery Rebates
(April 29) – Amended Utilities and Late Fees 
(April 20) – Establishing Alternate Care Sites
(April 18) – Correctional Detention and Supervision
(April 15) – Masks and Physical Distancing
(April 15) – Pharmacy Matters
(April 15) – Shareholder Meetings 
(April 10) – Remote Witnessing and Electronic Signing
(April 5) – Authorizing Actions for Nursing Homes – Superseded by Order dated April 29
(April 5) – Delegating Authority to Health Officials
(April 3) – Evictions and Mortgages
(April 1) – Health Care Designation for Disabilities Services Providers
(April 1) – Authorizing Telehealth
(March 31) – Tax Deadlines and Oaths of Office 
(March 30) – Gatherings, Stay at Home Order   – Superseded by Order dated May 6
(March 30) – Municipal Elections
(March 30) – Maryland Children’s Health Program Contributions
(March 30) – Remote Notarizations 
(March 25) – Child Care for Essential Personnel
(March 23) – Closure of Non-Essential Businesses Emergency Order
(March 23) – Emergency Order to Prohibit Price Gouging
(March 23) – Emergency Order to Fast-Track Process for Tests
(March 20) – Authorizing Reimbursement for Telehealth – Superseded by Order dated April 1
(March 19) – Emergency Order for Flexibility for Emergency Medical Personnel
(March 19) – Delivery and Carry-Out of Alcohol
(March 18)  – Lifting Restrictions on Delivery Trucks
(March 16) – Various Healthcare Matters
(March 16) – Prohibition on Utility Shutoffs – Superseded by Order dated April 29
(March 16) – Prohibition on Evictions – Superseded by Order dated April 3
(March 15) – Closing Casinos, Racetracks and Simulcast Betting Facilities
(March 13) – Childcare – Expanded Access
(March 12) – Licenses and Permits
(March 12) – National Guard Activation
(March 12) – Port – Closure to Passenger Vessels
(March 12) – State Employees – Elevated Level II

For more information: COVID-19 Pandemic: Orders and Guidance

Interpretive Guidance:

  • COVID19-01 – Malls, Food Courts and Trucks, Clubs, Funerals, Barbers, etc.
  • COVID19-02 – Update to COVID19-01, Physical Therapists, Convenience Stores
  • COVID19-03 – Grocery, Pharmacy and Health Care Establishments in Malls
  • COVID19-04 – Businesses That May Remain Open
  • COVID19-05 – Additional Businesses That May Remain Open, Guidance for Retail
  • COVID19-06 – Additional Businesses, Staff Access for Non-Essential Businesses
  • COVID19-07  – Stay At Home Order, Curbside Pickup, Campgrounds
  • COVID19-08 – Employer Documentation, Clergy, In-Home Child and Elder Care
  • COVID19-09 – Guidance for Religious Facilities and Clergy
  • COVID19-10 – Training for First Responders, Custody and Visitation
  • COVID19-11 – Guidance for Barber Shops and Salons
  • COVID19-12 – Regarding Garnishment of CARES Act Recovery Rebates
  • COVID19-13 – Automated Car Washes
  • COVID19-14– Businesses That May Reopen

Executive Proclamations: 

Maryland State of Emergency – March 5, 2020
Special Election Proclamation  – March 17, 2020
Moment of Prayer and Reflection – April 3, 2020
Ratifying Plan for June 2 Primary Election – April 10, 2020
Easter Bunny an Essential Worker – April 10, 2020
Renewal of State of Emergency; June 2 Primary – May 2, 2020

Maryland State Resources & Agencies:

Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery –  Three-stage approach to reopening businesses, services, and gatherings
Maryland Disaster Declaration from Federal Administration – March 26, 2020
State of Maryland – Resource Page
Office of the Comptroller of Maryland – Comptroller Franchot’s Statement on Covid-19
Maryland Attorney General Office – Attorney General Changes Civil Complaint and Subpoena Services
Maryland Department of Education – Update on School Closure – as of March 25, 2020
Maryland Department of the Environment – MDE Coronavirus Update
Maryland Department of Health – Maryland Department of Health’s Directive Order
Maryland Department of Labor – COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund – Workforce Development and Adult Learning
Maryland Department of Transportation – MDOT Coronavirus Update

Legislative Branch:

Maryland General Assembly – Joint Covid-19 Response Legislative Workgroup – Next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 10 am
Workgroup Audio Meeting – March 25, 2020
Workgroup Audio Meeting – April 29, 2020
Teleconference Meeting – April 1, 2020
Unemployment Insurance Update – April 1, 2020
Department of Legislative Services Analysis of Federal COVID Aid

Judicial Branch:

Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations – Maryland courts will remain closed except for emergency matters though June 5 in an effort to stanch the COVID-19 pandemic.  (Administrative Order)

(*This page was last updated 7/1/2020.)