Financial Help for Individuals and Businesses
Below are some of the best sources of information we've found about
state and local resources available to individuals and businesses
financially impacted by COVID-19. If you don't find the information
you're looking for here, feel free to contact the library through the
Contact Us form on our website, and we'll do our best to help you find
answers to your questions, or connect you with the agencies and people
who can help.
Maryland's Division of Unemployment Insurance - includes information
for employers and applicants regarding unemployment insurance. It's
the place to go to learn how to apply, as well as to file your
Unemployment Services and Resources in Maryland is a comprehensive
listing of unemployment resources for - compiled by the Enoch Pratt
Free Library and the State Library Resource Center.
Maryland Small Business Development Center's COVID-19 Assistance Page - includes links to a variety of resources, including the 40+ page
COVID-19 Business Survival Guide, which is being regularly updated.
Maryland Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Business is a thorough
listing of resources for Maryland businesses compiled by the State of
Maryland and updated frequently. The Governor's Office of Community
Initiatives has also provided a variety of information on COVID-19 in
other languages at their Translated Information on COVID-19 page.
Talbot County Economic Development & Tourism's COVID-19 Page -
regularly updated local information including sections on financial
help for businesses, unemployment information, and additional
resources. Also includes details on weekly conference calls for local
Mid-Shore SCORE - offers national business webinars and a tool for
locating a business mentor for your Talbot County business. Also links
to national business reference guides, including a Coronavirus Small
Business Resource Hub for navigating available relief measures.