Local Government – COVID-19 Resource Page

This page provides updates on local government orders and mandates related to COVID-19.

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY (County Executive Steuart Pittman)

Anne Arundel County will remain in Stage Two citing the September increase in COVID-19 cases. The following restrictions will remain in place:

  • Restaurants are open for outdoor dining and indoor dining at 50% capacity
    • Indoor dining areas must close by 10 p.m.
  • Retail, construction, wholesale, warehouse, office, financial, and auto dealership businesses are open at 50% capacity;
  • Barbershops, hair salons, tattoo parlors, tanning salons, massage parlors, and nail services are open at 50% capacity (by appointment only)
  • Religious institutions, fitness centers, and bowling alleys are open at 50% indoor capacity;
  • Movie theaters, indoor mall dining, and outdoor venues are open at 50% capacity;
  • Indoor social gatherings with over 25 people and outdoor social gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited;
  • All senior centers may allow limited indoor visitations.

For more information on Anne Arundel County’s latest press release, click here.  

Click here for County Executive Steuart Pittman’s latest executive order.


 

BALTIMORE CITY (Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young)

Baltimore City will remain in Stage Two in Maryland’s Roadmap to Recovery with these measures:

  • Retail stores, malls, casinos, restaurants, and indoor recreation establishments may operate at 50% capacity (previously at 25% capacity)
  • Movie theaters will be reopened at 25% capacity;
  • Religious facilities may hold services at 25% capacity (virtual worship is encouraged);
  • Indoor gatherings are capped at 25 people (if no occupancy code) or 25% capacity (with occupancy code).

 

Click here for Mayor Jack Young’s latest Executive Order.


BALTIMORE COUNTY (County Executive Johnny Olszewski)

Baltimore County remains in alignment with Stage Three of Maryland’s Roadmap to Recovery:

  • Retail establishments, shopping malls, and religious facilities may operate at 75% capacity;
  • Indoor movie theaters and live performance venues may operate at 50% capacity, or 100 people per auditorium, whichever is less;
  • Outdoor movie and live performance venues may operate at 50% capacity or up to 250 people, whichever is less;
  • Restaurants, fitness centers and indoor recreation establishments (i.e. bowling alleys, skating rinks, social clubs, etc.) may operate at 50% capacity;
  • All senior centers may allow limited indoor visitations.

 

For more information on Baltimore County’s plans, click here.  


 

FREDERICK COUNTY (County Executive Jan Gardner)

Frederick County will remain in Stage Three of Governor Hogan’s Roadmap to Recovery by continuing the following:

  • Retail establishments, shopping malls, and religious facilities may operate at 75% capacity;
  • Indoor movie theaters and live performance venues may operate at 50% capacity, or 100 people per auditorium, whichever is less;
  • Outdoor movie and live performance venues may operate at 50% capacity or up to 250 people, whichever is less;
  • Restaurants, fitness centers, and indoor recreation establishments (i.e. bowling alleys, skating rinks, social clubs, etc.) may operate at 50% capacity;
  • All senior centers may allow limited indoor visitations.

 

For more information on County Executive Jan Gardner’s latest Executive Order, click here.  

HARFORD COUNTY (County Executive Barry Glassman)

Harford County will continue to follow Governor Hogan’s Stage Three plan by allowing:

  • Retail establishments, shopping malls, and religious facilities may operate at 75% capacity;
  • Indoor movie theaters and live performance venues may operate at 50% capacity, or 100 people per auditorium, whichever is less;
  • Outdoor movie and live performance venues may operate at 50% capacity or up to 250 people, whichever is less;
  • Restaurants, fitness centers, and indoor recreation establishments (i.e. bowling alleys, skating rinks, social clubs, etc.) may operate at 50% capacity;
  • All senior centers may allow limited indoor visitations.

 

For more information on Harford County’s latest update, click here.


 

HOWARD COUNTY (County Executive Calvin Ball)

Howard County will remain in alignment with the Governor’s Stage Three plan which includes the following:

  • Retail establishments, shopping malls, and religious facilities may operate at 75% capacity;
  • Indoor movie theaters and live performance venues may operate at 50% capacity, or 100 people per auditorium, whichever is less;
  • Outdoor movie and live performance venues may operate at 50% capacity or up to 250 people, whichever is less;
  • Restaurants, fitness centers, and indoor recreation establishments (i.e. bowling alleys, skating rinks, social clubs, etc.) may operate at 50% capacity;
  • All senior centers may allow limited indoor visitations.

 

For more information on Howard County’s latest COVID-19 updates, click here.


MONTGOMERY COUNTY (County Executive Marc Elrich)

Montgomery County will continue implementing their Stage Two guidelines with the following measures:

  • Restaurants may operate at 50% maximum capacity
    • Indoor and outdoor venues may include live performances as part of the dining experience;
  • Bowling alleys may operate at 50% capacity;
  • Museums and gatherings (indoor and outdoor) are limited to 50 people or 1 person/family unit per 200 square feet, whichever is lower;
  • Gyms, fitness centers, retail establishments, and museums may operate with 1 person per 200 square feet of public space;
  • Religious facilities may operate at 40% capacity;
  • Hair salons, barbers, tattoo parlors, and other personal grooming facilities are limited to 1 person per 200 square feet of service delivery space (by appointment only);
  • Live performance facilities, recreation centers, senior centers, social clubs and theaters will remain closed.

 

Montgomery County’s adoption of the Governor’s Stage Three plans are to be determined.

 

For more information on Montgomery County’s COVID-19 guidelines, click here.

Click here for County Executive’s latest Executive Order.


 

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY (County Executive Angela Alsobrooks)

Prince George’s County will remain in Stage Two by continuing the following measures:

  • Retail stores may operate with a maximum capacity of 50% or 1 person per 100 square feet of sales space, whichever is less;
  • Barbershops, hair salons, and other personal grooming services may operate with 1 customer per 200 square feet (by appointment only);
  • Restaurants may operate at 50% capacity (outdoor and indoor seating);
  • Gyms and fitness centers may operate at a limited capacity of 50% or 1 person per 200 square feet of fitness space, whichever is less;
  • Bowling alleys, bingo halls, recreational facilities, social clubs, and shopping malls may operate at 50% capacity;
  • Religious facilities may operate at 50% capacity for indoor services and up to 250 people for outdoor services;
  • All senior centers and live performance spaces will remain closed.

 

Plans for Prince George’s County to enter Stage Three of Maryland’s Roadmap to Recovery are to be determined.
 

For more information on Prince George’s County’s latest update, click here.  


OTHER JURISDICTIONS

The following jurisdictions have complied with Stage Three of Governor Hogan’s Reopening Plan:

  • Allegeny County
  • Calvert County
  • Caroline County
  • Carroll County
  • Cecil County
  • Charles County
  • Dorchester County
  • Garrett County
  • Kent County
  • Queen Anne’s County
  • Mary’s County
  • Somerset County
  • Talbot County
  • Washington County
  • Wicomico County
  • Worchester County

For more information on Governor Hogan’s latest executive order (October 16th), click here.

 

(*This page was last updated 10/27/2020.)