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USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program                                   

Tips for Chicken Farmers to Get Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

There are funding opportunities for your farm operation. There is the Paycheck 

USDA Rural Development Launches COVID-19 Resource Webpage

AAAP COVID-19 Jackson Position Paper

MidAtlantic Farm Credit Information

Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 on the Farm

Share Facts About COVID-19 (English and Spanish)

Essential Food and Agricultural Farm EMPLOYEE Work Letter

Essential Food and Agricultural Independent CONTRACTOR Work Letter


Federal Information

USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Dashboard:         

CDC Print Resources (excellent posters and fact sheets):

What every American and community can do now to decrease the spread of the coronavirus:

Information for Healthcare Professionals:

Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease:

Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission

Interim Guidance for Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness:

Guidance for Retirement Communities and Independent Living:

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities (Interim Guidance):

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Checklist: Older Persons:

Disinfecting Your Facility if Someone is Sick (Friday, March 20, 2020):

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations (Friday, March 20, 2020):

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers (Friday, March 20, 2020):

Maryland State Information

Maryland Department of Health Information:

MDE Poultry Growers:  Working with MDE During Catastrophic Poultry Mortalities 

Official Maryland Department of Education News:

For verification of official State of Maryland information, email the MD COVID-19 Joint Information Center (JIC):

Maryland State Governor Directives/Executive Orders:

Q. A. Co. Information

Queen Anne’s County Government Web Site:

Queen Anne’s County Department of Health Information:

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Information/Alerts:,7

Queen Anne’s County Emergency Operations Center:


Phone: 443-262-9905

For medical questions (Mon-Fri; 8 am-4:30 pm):

Phone 443-262-9900 or


For questions about county departments and

services (Mon-Fri; 8 am-4:30 pm):

Phone 443-786-9529

Information for Businesses/Employers

Federal Guidelines on Essential Businesses:


Your University of Maryland Poultry Specialists/Agents/Educators are available for questions, information, and resources.

Jon Moyle, Specialist,, 443-754-0539

Jenny Rhodes, Principal Agent,, or 410-310-0103 

Maegan Perdue, Agent Associate,, or 410-632-1972

Paul Goeringer, Senior Ag Law Specialist,

Cheryl D. Bush, MS, RDN, LDN,, or 410-490-6625 




AAAP COVID-19 Jackson Position Paper




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