Senior Call Check Program Recommended During COVID-19 Outbreak
Carroll County Government sent this bulletin at 03/18/2020 10:22 AM EDT
Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Department of Aging is issuing additional information on the Senior Call Check program as a free resource to MD residents over 65+ and recommending all seniors use the program as a resource during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Senior Call Check phone lines are open M-F 8 am-5 pm and Saturday 9 am-3 pm. During these hours, seniors can call toll-free 1-866-50-CHECK (1-866-502-0560) and register. Registration is also available online at aging.maryland.gov.
The verification and enrollment process can be completed within 24 hours Monday – Saturday. This service will provide free daily calls to Marylander’s 65 and over who register. We will provide messages and updates regarding the COVID-19 outbreak where to find support if you need it. Finally, regarding our emergency preparedness for handling possible disruption from COVID-19, we can provide you information at this time of need.
Coronavirus emergency launches a one-month special enrollment period. Take a look at our latest blog for all the details on how to enroll:
It is essential that we all do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19, including Maryland’s business community. Maryland Department of Labor and Maryland Department of Commerce has compiled resources for businesses whose daily operations are impacted by the state of emergency: https://businessexpress.maryland.gov/coronavirus
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NOTICE: The Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 resource page has been redesigned to ensure accessibility and ease of use. It remains the State of Maryland’s foremost resource for health information, including case counts and clinician guidance.
As of this morning, there are 31 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 located in 8 jurisdictions. I want to continue to assure Marylanders that our state is taking every precaution to address this public health emergency and keep our residents safe.
For health resources, including case counts and clinician guidance, visit health.maryland.gov/coronavirus.