COVID-19 Resources for
Government Contractors

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The Maryland PTAC is here to help provide some answers on how to respond to the challenges that come with the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage you to contact us on the phone (301-405-6550) or through email at ptapadmn@umd.edu for assistance with questions and challenges your business might face as a result of this pandemic.  We will be updating this list as we get more information so please bookmark this page so you can check it for updates. 

Updates
  • The Hogan administration is committed to being transparent, keeping Marylanders fully informed, taking actions based on detailed planning, and making decisions based on the facts on the ground. Learn more here. 
     

  • COVID-19 EIDL. This federal small business loan program supports small businesses’ recovery from the COVID-19 disaster’s economic impacts by providing accessible and borrower-friendly capital. Notice: COVID EIDL is no longer accepting new applications but will continue to accept requests for increases, reconsideration, and appeals. Learn more here.

  • Email Secretary.Commerce@maryland.gov with any specific questions about your business during this outbreak.
     

  • For information on potential scenarios current government contractors may find themselves in, Pillsbury Law has an article meant to help you prepare. They also have an article that explains the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and what it could mean for your organization. Find that analysis here.
     

  • The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released information to assist agencies in managing federal contract performance issues impacted by COVID-19 here.
     

  • Maryland SBDC COVID-19 Resources are available here. 

CDC Guidance for Businesses
  • The U.S Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has COVID-19 information for the workplace. The interim guidance is intended to help prevent workplace exposure to acute respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings. Read more here