The Library has put together a list of online resources to assist our community in learning the facts about the Coronavirus, COVID-19. This information will be updated on a regular basis as more information becomes available.
On March 25, 2020 Governor Hogan held a press conference regarding major steps in the COVID-19 response.
On March 23, 2020 Governor Hogan held a press conference regarding major steps in the COVID-19 response.
On March 16, 2020 Governor Hogan held a press conference regarding major steps in the COVID-19 response.
On March 12, 2020 Governor Hogan held a press conference regarding major steps in the COVID-19 response.
Harford County Executive Barry Glassman along with the Harford County Health Department, Harford County Public Schools, Harford County Sheriff’s Department, and Harford County Department of Emergency Services held a press conference March 9, 2020 providing an update on the Coronavirus in Harford.
In an effort to prioritize health and safety and in response to Coronavirus, Maryland Health Connection opened an emergency special enrollment period for uninsured Marylanders.
You can enroll in a health plan starting Monday, March 16, through Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Coverage will begin April 1, 2020, regardless of when a health plan is selected during that time period.
Medicaid enrollment is available all year.
How to enroll:
Visit MarylandHealthConnection.gov or download the free “Enroll MHC” mobile app. When enrolling, consumers should request or select “Coronavirus Emergency Special Enrollment Period.”
The online application is available daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Free consumer assistance is available by calling 855-642-8572 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Deaf and hard of hearing may use Relay.
While free, in-person assistance is still available in some areas of the state, we strongly encourage you to apply using the website, mobile app or by phone.
Is Coronavirus testing covered under a Maryland Health Connection plan or Medicaid?
Yes. Health insurance companies are required to waive cost-sharing, including lab fees, co-payments, coinsurance, and deductibles for any visit to test for coronavirus at a doctor’s office, urgent care center, or emergency room.
Can I qualify for the Coronavirus Emergency Special Enrollment Period even if I’m not sick?
Yes. All eligible, uninsured Marylanders may qualify for this emergency special enrollment period.
Call Maryland 211 if you wish to talk with someone regarding the Coronavirus. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in more than 180 languages. Accessible for the deaf and hard of hearing through Maryland Relay (dial 711).