Updates - March 17, 2020

Wed, 03/18/2020 - 9:44am

The following update provides additional details for families and staff. Please continue to visit the HCPSS website, as all updates, additional information, and answers to frequently asked questions will be posted regularly.
Food distribution
HCPSS will provide free "Grab-N-Go" meals to anyone age 18 and under, as well as any HCPSS student, regardless of age, at nine locations countywide. Meals are available from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., weekdays, Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, March 27. Participants will be given a Grab-N-Go lunch and dinner for that day, as well as a Grab-N-Go breakfast for the following day. Families are encouraged to bring a bag to carry home the three meals. Additional food distribution locations, not sponsored by HCPSS, are available on the MSDE website.

Counseling Services for Students, Families and Staff
The COVID-19 pandemic has made this an especially stressful time for many, especially those already impacted by mental health concerns. Find information about local and online resources for counseling and mental health supports for you and your family on our website.

Public Health Volunteers
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is looking for additional medical and non-medical volunteers to support COVID-19 response. The MRC is used to augment existing public health and medical staffing for flu clinics and other activities within the Howard County Health Department, as well as emergencies or disasters regardless of cause. For more information contact Lauren Williams at 410-313-6271 or lawilliams@howardcountymd.gov.