Economic Recovery Resources

As our community begins to look towards a post-covid economy, we want to make sure the North I-270 Corridor rebounds in a safe and strong manner. There are a number of resources that might help you open your business when the time comes.

Planning to Reopen

MD Strong: Roadmap to Recovery – Governor Hogan has created a strategic plan for reopening our economy.

ReNEW Maryland – The GGCC proudly stands with the Maryland Chamber of Commerce in their efforts to get our economy back on track. ReNEW Maryland is a collection of policy proposals that will assist Maryland in overcoming the economic impact of COVID-19 and rebuilding the strength of its economy. This is an ambitious agenda and we will put our advocacy efforts to help achieve these important policy changes. 

Roadmap to Reopening – This plan from Garrett County provides some great detailed information on how a business might go about reopening for their employees, customers, and the general public. This document does not attempt to address health, safety, and other workplace requirements in place prior to COVID-19.

Recovery Resource Center – Even though this is from the Virginia SBCD, it is an excellent resource from planning to reopen.

SBDC Tool Kit – This is another tool kit to help prepare employers for opening their doors. Although this is an example from Virginia, it has some great resources.

CDC Communities, Schools, Workplaces, and Events – Information for where you live, work, learn, and play.

Checklist for Reopening the Workplace After COVID-19

Workplace Health and Safety

There are a number of resources to help business owners create safe workplaces for employees, customers and clients, and the general public. 

Best Practices & Baselines for Reopening Maryland

Maryland Back to Business Guidelines

CDC Guidelines

OSHA Guidelines for Employers

How-To Guide for Reopening your Workplace from Cushman & Wakefield

PPE Resources

There are a number of resources for purchasing PPE for you and your employees. If you are a Chamber Member and sell PPE, please let us know and we can add to this list.

Maryland Manufacturing Network Supplier Portal

Montgomery County Small Business Portal

HR Issues For Returning Employees

View Planning for the New Normal

Your Employees & COVID-19

Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County – Free mediation services are available for conflict between employers and employees, as well as conflicts between coworkers.

COVID-19 Employee Guidance – MD Attorney General