Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information, Resources and Updates for Public Assistance

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COVID-19 Event Summary
DR-4491
Incident Period: January 20, 2020-Ongoing
Assistance Authorized: Category B, Emergency Protective Measures
Request for Public Assistance Deadline: July 1, 2022
Reimbursement for this event is 100% of eligible cost incurred through July 1, 2022. After which the reimbursement will be 90%.

Who is eligible?

Eligible applicants include state agencies, local governments, and certain private non-profit (PNP) organizations.

PNPs must have “an effective ruling letter from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, granting tax exemption under sections 501(c), (d), or (e) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, or satisfactory evidence from the State that the non revenue producing organization or entity is a nonprofit one organized or doing business under State law.” Additionally, for a PNP operated facility to be eligible, the PNP must demonstrate the facility provides a critical service or provides a non-critical, but essential government service and is open to the general public. A facility that provides a critical service is defined as one used for an educational, utility, emergency, or medical purpose.​

How do you apply?

The deadline to submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) for the ​COVID-19 disaster was July 1, 2022.  If you would like to inquire if your organization has an RPA submitted, or you would like to discuss the posibility of sumbitting an RPA passed this deadline, please email the PA Box at publicassistance.mdem@maryland.gov.​

What’s next?

Resources/Eligibility

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