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Maryland COVID-19 News and Information

Below are the latest articles, information, and resources collected or provided by AARP Maryland. For questions or concerns, contact the office at md@aarp.org

Latest COVID-19 News and Information
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Resources for updates, home health visits, food banks, grocery access and meal delivery.
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We may be isolated, but we don’t have to be alone. AARP Community Connections is a new website that offers steps to find help – or give it – during the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when people are self-isolating, the website connects you to support in your community. It also enables you to join or organize your own online mutual aid group to stay connected, share ideas and help your family, neighbors and those most affected by COVID-19.
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This live Q&A event will address how to navigate unemployment, furloughs and manage your career during this uncertain economic time. Get expert advice that can help you understand your benefits, rights and what to expect as physical distancing measures are relaxed and people return to work.
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The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to be on the lookout for IRS impersonation calls, texts and email phishing attempts about the coronavirus or COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments. These scams can lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft.
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AARP is fighting to protect vulnerable seniors in nursing homes, assisted living, and other long-term care facilities from sickness, isolation, and neglect during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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1 p.m. ET — Veterans and 7 p.m. ET — Stay at Home with Experts Ty Pennington, Carla Hall & Matt Paxton
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AARP Maryland is teaming up with the Maryland Retired School Personnel Association (MRSPA) and the National Retired Teachers Association (NRTA), to assist parents and caregivers juggling school distance learning and family well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us every other Wednesday at noon from July 1-August 12 LIVE at Facebook.com/aarpmd.
Covid-19 fraud and scam alert
Scammers look to capitalize on the news of the moment, especially if the headlines can instill fear and motivate people to act.
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A guide to local food resources in Baltimore, including grocery store hours, delivery services and Meals on Wheels.
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AARP is providing information and resources about COVID-19 to help older Marylanders, and their families protect themselves from the virus and prevent it from spreading to others.
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AARP will host a live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall every Thursday at 12 p.m. (CST). Experts at this week’s live Q&A event will address your questions related to protecting yourself and loved ones from the virus, staying healthy and reducing social isolation.

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