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COVID-19 Policy (Updated 1/26/21)

Additional COVID-19 Information

Maryland Department of Health

Vaccines are here to help protect against serious illness from COVID-19. Due to limited initial supply, health care workers, first responders, and residents and staff of long-term care facilities will be the first to receive the vaccine.

covidlink.maryland.gov

State of Maryland No Appointment COVID-19 Vaccinations

The State of Maryland is now offering drive-thru, no-appointment vaccinations, at the mass vaccination site. Prince George’s County’s mass vaccination site is located, at Six Flags America, 13710 Central Ave. Bowie, Maryland. The vaccinations are available from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday. For additional details, please got to No Appointment COVID-19 Vaccines.

For those who prefer an appointment, can still pre-register, at COVID Vaccine Appointments or by calling 1-855-MD-GOVAX.

COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Need for Champions

Black IDEA COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar

The Black IDEA Coalition

The Black IDEA Coalition speaks with leading medical experts to discuss the importance of the Black community being well informed about the COVID-19 vaccine.

https://vimeo.com/showcase/7866994

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths

WASHINGTON -- In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized today, and FEMA is now moving rapidly to implement this funeral assistance program nationwide.

"At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters," said Acting FEMA Administrator Bob Fenton. “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused immense grief for so many people. Although we cannot change what has happened, we affirm our commitment to help with funeral and burial expenses that many families did not anticipate."

To be eligible for COVID-19 funeral assistance, the policy states:

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after Jan. 20, 2020 for a death attributed to COVID-19.
  • If multiple individuals contributed toward funeral expenses, they should apply under a single application as applicant and co-applicant. FEMA will also consider documentation from other individuals not listed as the applicant and co-applicant who may have incurred funeral expenses as part of the registration for the deceased individual.
  • An applicant may apply for multiple deceased individuals.
  • The COVID-19-related death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
  • This assistance is limited to a maximum financial amount of $9,000 per funeral and a maximum of $35,500 per application.
  • Funeral assistance is intended to assist with expenses for funeral services and interment or cremation.

In the coming weeks, a dedicated 800 number will be established to help individuals who apply. In the meantime, potential applicants are encouraged to start gathering the following documentation:

  • An official death certificate that attributes the death to COVID-19 and shows that the death occurred in the United States. The death certificate must indicate the death “may have been caused by” or “was likely the result of” COVID-19 or COVID-19-like symptoms. Similar phrases that indicate a high likelihood of COVID-19 are considered sufficient attribution.
  • Funeral expense documents (receipts, funeral home contract, etc.) that include the applicant’s name, the deceased individual’s name, the amount of funeral expenses and dates the funeral expenses were incurred.
  • Proof of funds received from other sources specifically for use toward funeral costs. Funeral assistance may not duplicate benefits received from burial or funeral insurance, financial assistance received from voluntary agencies, federal/state/local/tribal/territorial government programs or agencies, or other sources.

For more information about this assistance, visit COVID-19 Funeral Assistance | FEMA.gov.