City of Annapolis COVID-19 Resources
The City of Annapolis Office of Economic Development endeavors to keep you informed of resources and programs available to support you and your small business during the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Below are the Economic Development webpages for COVID-19:
The City of Annapolis also has a comprehensive Coronavirus Information page to get you all the information you need in one place.
Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @annapolisecon where we continue to share information from the City of Annapolis and our partners.
As a reminder, the City's Office of Emergency Management's call center is available for non-emergency inquiries at 410-260-2211. For specific medical questions please call the Department of Health Warm Line at 410-222-7256.
SBDC's COVID-19 Business Survival Guide
SBDC has also collected and shared a number of resources and frequently asked questions in their comprehensive COVID-19 Business Survival Guide,
intended to help your business through this global pandemic. The resources focus on several different areas from marketing on Facebook and Google, to CDC Guidelines for small businesses and the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan process.
Emergency Suppliers Needed in Response to COVID-19
The Maryland Department of Commerce is working closely with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to organize emergency suppliers of equipment and services that may aid in the response to the COVID-19 crisis. To be added to the list, visit the Emergency Suppliers Needed in Response to COVID-19
Ready, Set, Go! The Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Business
Beginning on April 14, Maryland's SBDC is offering individual online business counselling
for those who are interested in starting their first business, but want to find out more information on what to expect before they begin their first business. Their experienced business consultants will share with you everything to anticipate when starting a new business including, information on the legal and licensing requirements, the business plan, the different financing options, preparing a marketing strategy and all the perks and drawbacks that come with the life of an entrepreneur.
Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce Virtual Connection SeriesEvery Tuesday at 3pm the Chamber will be hosting a virtual “meet up” to bring the business community together online via Zoom. Each week you will have the opportunity to virtually connect with other business owners while also gaining insightful knowledge about how to navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. The first Meet Up will be on April 7th with a focus on how you can use technology to keep your business moving forward during the COVID-19 crisis.
Maryland State Arts Council Creative ConversationsCreative Conversations
are discipline-specific virtual gatherings to give updates, hold the space for peer-to-peer sharing, encourage updated recommendations for action by the Maryland State Arts Council, and envision the resurgence of arts activities while dealing with the state of emergency during the COVID-19 outbreak. Open to the public, no registration is required.
2020 Census Job Recruiting Update
Although 2020 Census field operations have been temporarily halted to allow for social distancing and support efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the Census Bureau still has
a need for applicants in the Annapolis, Eastport and Arnold areas. The Census Bureau is still accepting applications for temporary part-time positions. Apply through the 2020 Census Bureau Job Website