Covid Relief Act of 2021- Emergency legislative package: Attachments included
Maryland moved into Phase 1C of its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, opened eligibility to all residents 65 and upThe Maryland Department of Health (MDH) announced an important milestone in the fight against COVID-19 with the beginning of Phase 1C of Maryland’s vaccine distribution plan. Over 2 million Marylanders are now eligible for vaccines, including all residents age 65 and older.
Opening of Mass Vaccination Sites, Expansion of Pharmacy Program
New actions to expand the state’s COVID-19 vaccination network, including the opening of at least six mass vaccination sites at central locations, and new pharmacy partners in targeted areas. This growing network will help supplement the vaccinations being administered in hospitals and local health departments.
A lesser known benefit of the CARES Act: Tax incentives for companies that assist employees with student loans Helping employees repay their student loans can be a game changer for retaining staff and recruiting new employees. Thanks to the CARES Act, a tax incentive is helping more employers do that through 2025. – from Maryland Department of Commerce
Live Webinar: United States Senator Ben Cardin, Thursday, January 28th at 3 pm on Facebook. Guest speakers: Dr. Josh Sharfstein, Vice Dean, Public Health Practice and Community Engagement, Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Ernest Carter, Prince George’s County Health Officer, to discuss the COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Need To Know. Visit Facebook.com/SenatorBenCardin to tune in live Thurs, Jan 28th at 3 pm.
Webinar: Key Census Programs and Tools for Business Owners to Use Strategically - 1/27/21 at 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (ET) A deep look into the tools that can help your business grow. See a live demo of the free Census Business Builder data tool you can use to access data. Q&A at the end. Register here free. https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/16463
Webinar: Small Business COVID-19 Financial Relief Programs Update - 1/28/21, 9:00 AM
The SBDC Eastern Regional Director John Hickman will discuss the latest 2021 CAREs Act packages, including details on the new federal stimulus bill, and other current resource opportunities for small businesses. After registering, you will receive the Zoom Meeting link prior to the webinar starting. Deadline to register is today. Register here https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/16521
Webinar: QuickBooks Basics For Small Businesses - 1/28/21 at 11:30 AM (EST) Learn the different QuickBooks platforms, the basics of QB Online, how to link your bank account, the basics of the chart of accounts and how to pull reports from QuickBooks. Register at https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/16477