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COVID19 - Baltimore Area Information and Resources

The Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance is actively collecting a variety of information and resources on the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Below is a list of information specifically related to the Baltimore-area.

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Baltimore City

Updated 3/16/2020

All Senior Centers will suspend programs

These centers will be kept open as food distribution centers and access HUBs. If there are factors that prevent participants from picking up a meal, meals can be delivered as an option by calling the Maryland Access Point at 410-396-CARE (2273), for eligibility into the home-delivered meal program. Information about senior center locations can also be found by calling the Maryland Access Point number.

All Recreation Centers will suspend programs

Effective Monday, March 16th through Friday March 27th , the following will be kept open as food distribution centers from 2pm to 7pm:

Bentalou, Carroll F Cook, CC Jackson, Cecil Kirk, Chick Webb, Coldstream, Collington Square, Crispus Attucks, Curtis Bay, DeWees, Edgewood-Lyndhurst, Ella Bailey, Farring - Baybrook, Fred B Leidig, Gardenville, Greenmount, Harlem Park, Herring Run, Joseph Lee, Lakeland, Lillian Jones, Locust Point, Madison Square, Mary E Rodman, Medfield, Morrell Park, Mount Royal, Northwood, Oliver, Parkview, Patapsco/Cherry Hill, Rita Church Community Center, Robert C. Marshall, Roosevelt, Samuel F.B. Morse

Baltimore City Public Schools to Close from March 16 to March 27, 2020

At the direction of the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), all public schools in the state including Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) will close all campuses effective March 16, 2020 to March 27, 2020. All school building activities including school day instruction, child care, health services, enrichment, professional development, athletics and club sports, preschool are canceled during this time.

City Schools will also operate an emergency food service program at least eight sites from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, through Friday, March 20, 2020. Students will be able to receive grab-and-go free breakfast and lunch meals. For more information, visit

The City of Baltimore will only accept payments online and by mail

Late fees are suspended through at least May 1st

Payment windows at the Abel Wolman Building will be closed

Emergency Response

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