COVID-19 Resources for Maryland Schools (General Information)

Guidance, Resources and Updates for Maryland Schools and Communities

Multiple state agencies are collaborating on and are committed to the health and safety of students and staff in the school setting. We are working collaboratively with the Governor's Office, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), and all other relevant State agencies on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Maryland State Department of Education will remain vigilant in providing all information regarding the virus as it pertains to the health and safety of students and staff in our schools. 

COVID-19 Resources



Several internet providers are offering FREE internet and Wi-Fi access to homes with K-12 or college students to help with distance learning. They are also waiving late fees and service shut-offs to customers experiencing who are unable to pay their bills due to the impact of the virus.

  • Professional Development for Parents

    • How parents can homeschool their kids during the COVID-19 pandemic

    • Homeschooling Hints: During COVID – 19 School Closures (PDF)

    • Amazing Educational Resources

STUDENT PRIVACY POLICY FERPA and Virtual Learning Related Resources - As educators and students move to virtual learning during this time of social distancing due to COVID19, the Student Privacy Policy Office (SPPO) has received questions about available resources on virtual learning and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).   CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS


– Prevention/Protection, Home Care, Stress/Coping

– Health Information, Research

– News, Guidelines, Symptoms, Social Distancing, FAQ

Resources for: Travelers, Households, Children, Sick People, Businesses, Schools, Health Professionals

– Responses, Rumor Control

  • Overview of Federal COVID–19 Assistance for Maryland