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Calvert County Government to Begin Stage Two Recovery in Accordance with State

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. –  The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) announces that Calvert County will follow Gov. Larry Hogan’s action to begin Stage Two recovery, effective Friday, June 5 at 5 p.m.

As recovery begins, statewide limitations on gatherings, physical distancing measures and other protective health guidelines remain in place to continue reducing the spread of COVID-19.

“We are pleased to announce that Calvert remains in a strong position to continue moving forward with recovery,” said BOCC President Kelly McConkey. “Getting back to normal is important not only for the economic health of our region, but also for the mental, emotional and physical wellbeing of our citizens. We will continue our gradual reopening cautiously, while making every effort to minimize the risk to public health.”

The governor’s executive order allows for the reopening of non-essential businesses, additional personal services and extended public transportation services. Local businesses and citizens should review the state guidelines, available online at https://governor.maryland.gov/recovery. Local business guidance is available on the Department of Economic Development’s Navigating Recovery resource page at www.eCalvert.com/303/Navigating-Our-Recovery. Businesses may also contact the Calvert County Department of Economic Development by email info@ecalvert.com or by calling 410-535-4583.

County government is open, however buildings remain closed to the public. Calvert County provides updated information on services and facilities:

Parks & Recreation

• Calvert County playgrounds, basketball courts and skate parks will open to the public on Friday, June 5.

Public Transportation

• Beginning Monday, June 8, Calvert County Public Transportation will operate regular service along all routes.

• Saturday transit service will remain canceled until further notice. Passengers needing paratransit/ADA transportation should continue to contact the transportation office at 410-535-4268 to schedule a ride.

• Citizens must wear masks or cloth face coverings on transportation buses and are encouraged to social distance as much as possible.

• Transportation services will remain limited to 10 people or less per vehicle, including the driver.

The county continues to share the latest updates surrounding Calvert County’s response to COVID-19 through a virtual resource center on its website, including any precautionary measures, guidance and closures at www.CalvertCountyMd.gov/Coronavirus.

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