Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery Closed / Cementerio de Veteranos Cerrado
The State has closed all veterans cemeteries to visitors until further notice, including the one in our County.
Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) Canceled
Unfortunately, the 2020 Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our SYEP team is working hard to find other avenues of opportunity for our young people this summer.
Cancelado de Programa de Enriquecimiento Juvenil de Verano (SYEP)
Lamentablemente, el 2020 Programa de Enriquecimiento Juvenil de Verano (SYEP) ha sido cancelado debido a la pandemia COVID-19. Nuestro equipo SYEP está trabajando arduamente para encontrar otras vías de oportunidad para nuestros jóvenes este verano.
Beautification – Do Your Part / Cumple con tu Parte
Do your part in keeping our County clean and beautiful.
PGCPS Meal Sites Update
Supper will now be provided as part of the PGCPS meal sites, replacing the snack previously offered. Students can now receive breakfast, lunch and dinner through these sites. Meal distribution days are still Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and new sites will open starting Monday, May 11.
Governor’s Press Conference
Governor Hogan held a press conference on May 7. Although he emphasized that the stay-at-home order remains in effect, all State parks and beaches in Maryland are now open for exercise and fresh air, and a few outdoor activities can resume. Dr. Karen Salmon, the State Superintendent of Schools, announced that schools will remain closed (distance-learning remains in effect) for the rest of this school year. Gatherings of 10 or more individuals are still prohibited, residents need to practice social distancing outside of their homes, and face coverings are still required in all stores and on public transportation.
Have You Completed Your Census?
Even the Census isn’t separate from COVID-19. Accurate Census counts are how we ensure our community gets the resources we need, such as for our healthcare and our schools. Take ten minutes now to complete your Census. There are 3 ways that you can be counted today:
- Online at my2020Census.gov.
- By phone at 844-330-2020.
- By mail.
¿Ha Completado Su Censo?
Incluso el censo no está separado de COVID-19. Los recuentos precisos del censo son cómo nos aseguramos de que nuestra comunidad obtenga los recursos que necesitamos, como para nuestra atención médica y nuestras escuelas. Tómese diez minutos para completar su Censo. Hay 3 formas en las que puede contar hoy:
- En línea en my2020Census.gov
- Por teléfono al 844-468-2020.
- Por correo
May 7 Tele-Town Hall
County Executive Alsobrooks will host a Tele-Town Hall on Thursday, May 7 at 6:30 PM to give an update of the Government’s COVID-19 response. Register or submit your questions or concerns here. If you do not want to listen over the phone, you can tune into CTV Channel 76 (Verizon Fios 42) at 6:30 PM on May 7 to listen to the live broadcast of the Tele-Town Hall.
If you register you will get a call on Wednesday reminding you about the call and then will receive the call to join the Tele-Town Hall when it begins at 6:30 PM on Thursday.
Mental Health Webinars
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we are holding a series of webinars about mental health on each Thursday of the month.
Update from Verizon
Verizon announced that they are extending their commitment to keep customers connected, including both residential and small business customers. They will not disconnect anyone for inability to pay and are waiving late fees through June 30.
New Census Video
The engaging young Census Ambassador, Kelenna, reminds residents of the importance of the Census.
How Can You Conserve Water?
WSSC Water Videos
Get updates from Council Member Jolene Ivey on
- the county government
- the county budget
- temporary suspension of evictions
- responding to census 2020
- career assistance and educational opportunities
- Tele-Town Hall on Thursday, May 7 at 6:30 PM
- voter registration.
- Senior Call Check program
- Well-Connected program
- finding food assistance.
- The ARC of Prince George’s