The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is committed to keeping our community informed about the latest news affecting our county. Please see below for the latest updates.
No BOCC Meeting Next Week – The BOCC will not meet Tuesday, June 30 or July 7.
The next scheduled meeting of the board is Tuesday, July 14.
Stage Two Recovery – Where We Are
In congruence with Gov. Larry Hogan’s announcement on June 19 to continue safely reopening businesses in Maryland, the BOCC announces additional Stage Two reopenings have taken effect in Calvert County.
As of 5 p.m. on June 19:
- Indoor gyms, martial arts, dance and other studio fitness activities may resume at 50% capacity with strict distancing, health and sanitation measures in place.
- Indoor recreational establishments including bingo halls, bowling alleys, pool halls, roller and ice skating rinks and social and fraternal clubs may reopen at 50% capacity.
- School buildings may reopen for small groups with capacity limits.
- Childcare centers may reopen with a maximum capacity of 15 people per room.
- Outdoor high school sports may resume practice and training activities.
Additionally, the governor announced new guidance to allow limited outdoor visitation to nursing home facilities. The plan allows for limited communal dining and small group activities to resume with proper precautions in place. Local businesses and citizens should review the state guidelines, available online at https://governor.maryland.gov/recovery.
Swim Lessons Available for Residents
The Calvert County Parks & Recreation Aquatics Division will begin offering swim lessons for Calvert County residents only at the Cove Point Pool beginning July 6. Multiple sessions will be offered for Little Swimmers, Fundamentals and Stroke Development. Each session will be one week long and will meet daily Monday through Friday. Online registration is now open so sign up today!
Calvert County Markets Available
Shop produce from Calvert County farmers, ranchers and producers safely from your car or home. Drive-thru farmers markets will be held Tuesdays in Prince Frederick at CalvertHealth from 2:30-6:30 p.m.
Or, for online shopping, citizens can pre-order goods for Prince Frederick pick up or even delivery using the What’s Good app. Support your local community, choose from products such as meat, eggs, produce, herbs, wine, beer and more!
Learn to Spot Hazardous Weather
The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management, in partnership with the National Weather Service, will host a free virtual SKYWARN® training session to teach Calvert County residents how to spot and report hazardous weather. The session will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2020, from 6-8 p.m. Sign up for the class online at www.weather.gov/lwx/skywarn.
Low-cost Health Plans Available for Residents
If you have lost your job, health insurance or don’t have a current offer of employer coverage, Maryland Health Connection is here to help with no cost and low-cost private health plans for Calvert County residents through July 15. Visit the Maryland Health Connection website for more information and help enrolling.
Get Out of Your Shell and Start Moving
The Department of Parks & Recreation (CCPR) wants to get folks moving in our community. Create a fruity masterpiece for a prize, celebrate Independence Day with a free fun kit or go on a nature adventure to spot an Eastern Painted Turtle!
Follow CCPR on Facebook for events, reopenings, activities and more.
Calvert County Government continues to share the latest updates surrounding our county’s response to COVID-19 including any precautionary measures, guidance and closures through a virtual resource center. You can also receive updates on Comcast Channel 6.
Calvert County Board of County Commissioners | 410-535-1600, ext. 2214 | CalvertCountyMD.gov