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UPDATED: Reducing Risk and Staying Safe

The Town continues to share information through the Town’s website and social media platforms. The CDC recommends that the general public continue to practice everyday actions such as frequent hand washing, staying at home if you are sick, and social distancing. For a full list of recommended actions, please visit 

As the situation evolves, the Town will continue to update the public as necessary. Please visit the Town’s website at and sign up for Town alerts at 

The Town will also continue to share information on social media. The Town’s Facebook account is and the Town’s Twitter accounts are and

The Town reminds residents and businesses to only share accurate information from the CDC, state or county health departments and World Health Organization to reduce misinformation. For the latest and most accurate information about this evolving situation, visit the CDC, state and county health department websites:

Maryland Department of Health:
Prince George’s Co. Health Department:
World Health Organization:

May 28, 2020: Click HERE for Executive Order No. 10-2020 from the Prince George's County Office of the County Executive.

Read the County Executive's latest update on COVID-19, County building closures, where students can receive meals during school closures, and suggestions of ways residents can help keep themselves and our community safe and healthy:  

If you have any questions or looking for more information regarding COVID-19, please call the health department hotline (301)883-6627 or visit

Prince George's County residents who have been laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible for a $200 Visa Cash Card. Apply at #Covid19ReliefPGC

FREE food distributions in Council District 3:

The Capital Area Foodbank is serving neighbors who are food insecure during these difficult times. Please visit their website for more information:

Riverdale Park residents in need of assistance are eligible to receive weekly farmer's market dollar disbursements. Please find more information about this program, as well as the application here: 

Food Assistance Resources for Residents Impacted by the Coronavirus Outbreak:

Food Pantry Locations: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, several food pantries have been set up all over the County. Enter your zip code or address into the map to search for the food pantry nearest you. Click here for the food pantry locator.

March 30, 2020: As the COVID-19 crisis escalates in the National Capital Region, Governor Larry Hogan today issued a Stay at Home order to protect public health and safety. The order, which takes effect at 8:00 p.m. tonight, states that no Maryland resident should leave their home unless it is for an essential job or for an essential reason, such as obtaining food or medicine, seeking urgent medical attention, or for other necessary purposes. Click here to read the Executive Order.

March 16, 2020: Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the closure of bars and restaurants, and expanded the prohibition on gatherings to those of more than 50 people. Please visit the Maryland State Governer's website for the most recent updates: