Whole of Darnestown – Individual Resources
The Darnestown Civic Association has rounded up some useful links for individuals.
Reputable Health and Safety Information
(Federal) Centers for Disease Control COVID-19
(State) Maryland Department of Health COVID-19
(Local) Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19
State Closure and Mandate Information
Schools and Kids
Montgomery County Public School Continuity of Learning
Meals for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students
American Academy of Pediatrics COVID-19
Montgomery County Senior Services
Maryland Senator Feldman Offers a List of Resources for Marylanders
For Montgomery County residents, Senator Feldman listed the following resources:
Grocery stores with special hours
Support local businesses
Transportation bus services
Montgomery County Volunteer Center
Other State of Maryland resources:
Request Absentee voting ballot
Congressman David Trone’s office has published an updated resource guide that gives a list of federal, state and local resources. That booklet can be found here.
Food and Grocery
Montgomery Food Council, an independent, non-profit organization has many resources on their site including:
Local Food Sources including farms and restaurants that deliver or have curbside pickup.
Local Food System Resources which includes where to find food assistance, benefit resources, and senior and student meals.
The new MoCo Eats To-Go Guide is a restaurant directory designed to promote take out, pick up, and food delivery options in Montgomery County, Maryland.
A resource that answers some common questions about food safety can be found on the Serious Eats website.
Mental Health Resources
CDC Mental Health Page
National Suicide PreventionHotline
Montgomery County Crisis Center (24/7 call in or walk-in service for urgent mental health concerns: 240-777-4000. More info here