Howard County COVID-19 Update:
Guidance for Travelers:
In guidance with The Maryland Office of Tourism, Visit Howard County wants every visitor experience in Maryland to be exceptional. Maryland bars, restaurants, movie theaters and gyms have been closed temporarily and travelers are encouraged to contact businesses (attractions, hotels and event venues) before visiting as many are closed for now. During this time our Calendar of Events and Things to Do page will be down as The safety of our visitors is our highest priority.
Howard County Welcome Center:
In compliance with state and county actions, the Howard County Welcome Center is CLOSED. During this time, the Visit Howard County team will be telecommuting. Visit Howard County staff members available via email and phone, please see https://www.visithowardcounty.com/about/tourism-council/meet-the-team/ for up to date contact information.
Travel Updates: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
For the latest information on the respiratory illness COVID-19, including links to key resources go to The Maryland Department of Health / COVID-19
For the latest information on Howard County Government, COVID-19 actions go to https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Home
For the latest information on Maryland, COVID-19 actions go to https://governor.maryland.gov/coronavirus/
Ways to Help:
There are many ways to help including purchasing gift cards, direct gifts and donations to individuals and businesses. No act is too small. Here are a few links to help get started:
- Howard County Community Relief Fund
- Howard County Food Bank
- Maryland Government Ways to Help
- Howard County General Hospital Foundation's Caring for the Caregivers supports caregivers and local restaurants!
- Maryland Arts Council, Ways to help the Arts Community