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COVID-19 Resources

Review these important links for helpful information related to COVID-19 and your finances.

Community Organizations that Can Help

Community Action Council of Howard County provides eligible individuals and families with food assistance, energy and weatherization assistance, housing assistance and early childhood education.
Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center provides 24/7 access to individuals and families for behavioral health, crisis and homeless services.
Find specific dates, times, and locations of food distribution events in Howard County by using its HoCo Food Distribution Database.
Howard County’s Virtual Assistance Portal provides easy access to disaster and emergency resources and other essential services.

Scams During COVID-19

Learn how to avoid scams related to COVID-19 with this advice from the Federal Trade Commission: https://www.ftc.gov/coronavirus/scams-consumer-advice
Report a scam or check out the scams being reported by others here: AARP Scams & Fraud
If you’re a victim of identity theft, report it to the Federal Trade Commission. Doing so not only provides victims with a recovery plan, it may help enforcement agencies spot trends and take action. Report Identity Theft
Want to know about locally reported scams? Check out the Howard County Office of Consumer Protection site, which provides Scam Alerts, allowing residents to report a scam, read about recently reported scams, and learn about how to identify scams.
Maryland Attorney General’s Identity Theft Unit page is filled with advice and tips on how to avoid becoming an identity theft victim.

Learn About COVID-19

Get the latest information about the coronavirus in Maryland. The Maryland Department of Health provides information regarding Maryland’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, including background, prevention, preparedness, and guidance.
Learn about Howard County resources related to the COVID-19 outbreak on the Howard County, Maryland
For national updates about COVID-19, visit the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

For financial counseling related to COVID-19 or any other financial challenges you are facing,

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