Emergency Resources


As of Wednesday, March 18th, you may call the JCS main phone number- 410-466-9200 for information, resources and assistance to support you at this challenging time. You can also email info@jcsbaltimore.org.

 

Baltimore Area Meal Programs

With schools and senior centers closed, local jurisdictions are making to-go meals available.

Children

 

Older Adults

Local Senior Centers, though closed, will provide boxed to-go lunches.

Baltimore County Dept of Health or call 410-887-3816

Home delivery of meals may be available for eligible older adults. Call the following for eligibility information:

Baltimore City Maryland Access Point Home-Delivered Meal Program: 410-396-2273

Baltimore City residents age 60 and over, or a family member concerned about an older relative without food, should call Maryland Access Point at 410-396-2273 (CARE).

Baltimore County Maryland Access Point Home-Delivered Meal Program: 410-887-2594

 

Financial Support

Please click here for a list of Maryland’s essential businesses, loan and grant information, unemployment Insurance benefits, and more.

 

COVID-19 Testing

Important Information About COVID Testing

  • Not everyone needs a test. Testing is appropriate for those who are at the highest risk for developing severe COVID-19 disease.
  • Currently, COVID-19 testing is not widely available.
  • Mildly ill patients should be encouraged to stay home and contact their healthcare provider by phone for guidance about clinical management.        

 

COVID Testing Sites Currently Available in Baltimore:

Prior to visiting these test sites, please contact a medical professional:

  • Lifebridge Health/Sinai Hospital Drive Through
    410-601-2222 (must call first)
  • MedStar PromptCare
    410-230-7820 (can test walk-ins)
  • Mercy Hospital 410-332-4866
    (no drive-through available yet)
  • Maryland State Health Department
    410-767-6871 (will have updated list of test sites)

 

Additional Sources of Credible Information and Resources:

 

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