Community Connections Newsletter
Read about the Modified Phase 1 Reopening by June 1, COVID-19 Testing, Special Enrollment Period for Health Insurance, and more in the newsletter from Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks.
Contact Tracing / Rastreo de Contactos
Contact tracing is important! Please take a call from the Health Department about COVID-19 seriously.
Skill Up is a new online training portal launched by Employ Prince George’s. Residents can access this free resource to increase their skills and qualifications, which may be particularly helpful for anyone who was laid off due to COVID-19.
Golf Courses Reopening
The three golf courses in the County reopened May 23. The Department of Parks & Recreation is following guidance from health officials to ensure the safety of staff and players.
More information can be found from the Department of Parks & Recreation.
Business Recovery Initiative (formerly Business Relief Fund)
There have been several changes to this program since its inception. It is now an all-grant fund, and the application deadline has been extended until May 29 to give small businesses even more time to apply.
Illegal Dumping Hazards
Illegal dumping is both an environmental hazard and a public health hazard.
Census Art Break / Recreo de Arte del Censo
PGCMLS Summer Reading Program
The library system has partnered with the Washington Nationals for a “Summer @ Your Library” initiative, encouraging young people of all ages to stay involved and engaged over the summer with reading and other activities. There are prizes available as an added incentive. This will be a great virtual resource for parents and young people in the County looking for ways to stay busy and engaged over the summer.
COVID-19 Business Relief Fund Extension
The deadline to apply for the COVID-19 Business Relief Fund has been pushed to this Friday, May 22. Due to the allocation of additional funding, sole proprietors, 1099 independent contractors and co-ops are now eligible to apply for this funding.
We are officially above a 60% response rate for the Census! We have updated our Census Tracker through our Office of Community Relations to reflect that milestone and to also remind those who have not completed the Census to make sure they do so.