COVID-19 Resources for the DC-MD-VA Region

Federal Information Sources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DC-MD-VA Government Sources
District of Columbia
Maryland Department of Health
Virginia Department of Health
Fairfax County Health Department

COVID-19 Data
Global Data – Johns Hopkins University & Medicine
District of Columbia Data
Maryland Data
Virginia Data

Communications Resources
COVID-19 Communications Toolkit from CDC Foundation – Free social marketing materials that can be customized and disseminated.
Risk Communication Field Guide, ASTHO

Local Community Response Guidance
Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission
COVID-19: Data Sharing for Public Health Surveillance, Investigation and Intervention, webinar recording from The Network for Public Health Law

Community Health Workers and COVID-19
Institute for Public Health Innovation COVID-19 Video Conferences for CHWs (Recordings)
Advancing CHW Engagement in COVID-19 Response Strategies: A Playbook for Local Health Departments, The National Community-Based Workforce Alliance
National Association of Community Health Workers COVID-19 Resource Page
Community Health Workers and Pandemic Preparedness, Frontiers in Public Health
Prevent, Detect, Respond:  How CHWs Can Help in the Fight Against COVID-19, BJM Opinion Article

Food Assistance Resources
District of Columbia
Montgomery County, Maryland (English)
Montgomery County, Maryland (Spanish)
Prince George’s County, Maryland
Commonwealth of Virginia (statewide) – Parents and caregivers can text the word “FOOD” (or “COMIDA”) to 877-877 to find the nearest sites emergency food distribution sites in their neighborhoods

Emergency Loans and Funding Opportunities
Payroll Protection Program – Information from U.S. Treasury Department
Payroll Protection Program – Information from the Small Business Administration
Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Emergency Assistance
Greater Washington Community Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund
Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund
COVID-19 Response Funding Collaborative of Greater Baltimore
Howard County, Maryland – HOCORespond COVID-19 Emergency Funds
COVID-19 Relief Fund for Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore