Employee Status Updated 03/15/2021: Open with Liberal Leave
Office Status: Normal
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COVID-19 Operation Updates and Changes

SMC Recovery Roadmap

Organization NameCall Details
Board of EducationSMCPS Department of Food and Nutrition Services announces changes in the schedule for curb-side meal distribution. Meals are available for students ages 18 years and younger. Beginning May 5, curb-side meal distribution will only be available at the following school sites:
Banneker Elementary Chopticon High
L.M. Dent Elementary Esperanza Middle
Dynard Elementary Great Mills High
Greenview Knolls Elementary Leonardtown High
Lexington Park Elementary Margaret Brent Middle
Ridge Elementary Spring Ridge Middle
Curb-side meal distribution will continue to be available on Wednesdays and Fridays, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Each Wednesday’s meal bag will include food for three days (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday). More information can also be found on the SMCPS home page and on Twitter@SMCPS_Food. If you have any questions regarding the schedule change, please email www.foodservice@smcps.org.
Circuit CourtAPRIL 26, 2021, FORWARD, In Phase V, all courts resume full operations, including jury trials in criminal and civil case types in the circuit courts. To the extent that Phase V Matters may be handled remotely, courts are encouraged to do so.
COURT OF APPEALS: Fully operational.
COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS: Fully operational.
CIRCUIT COURTS: Fully operational, including jury trials in criminal and civil
case types in the circuit courts.
College of Southern MarylandCSM has moved into Phase 3 of reduced operations, gradually increasing the in-person availability of our on-campus services for our students. Employees, students, and visitors are to complete a COVID-19 self-assessment before they arrive on any campus. Masks are required in certain designated indoor spaces, including classrooms, labs, student support areas, shared spaces, and any other space where six-foot distancing cannot be maintained. For the most current COVID-19 information, please visit CSM’s Summer Campus Update.
CommissionersEffective Monday, March 15, 2021 at 8 a.m., at 8:00 a.m., St. Mary's County Government Administrative Offices will open to walk in traffic. The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will continue to conduct important County business following social distancing guidelines and face coverings will be required. For information please call 301-475-4200.
Congregate MealsCongregate meals at the Senior Activity Centers are suspended until further notice. Meals are being delivered.
Convenience CentersSix convenience centers are operating on a normal schedule with all services available.
County Government (Employees)St. Mary’s County employees are expected to report at Liberal leave is in effect for employees.
District CourtThe Maryland Judiciary will enter Phase V of its five-phased COVID-19 progressive resumption of operations on Monday, April 26, 2021. At this time, all courts in Maryland will be fully operational with the resumption of jury trials in criminal and civil cases in circuit courts statewide, consistent with the COVID-19 emergency administrative orders. https://mdcourts.gov/sites/default/files/admin-orders/20210216amendedorderexpandingstatewidejudiciaryoperationsinlightofthecovid19emergency.pdf
Home-Delivered MealsHome-Delivered meals are being supplied.
LandfillThe St. Andrews Landfill is operating on a normal schedule.
LibrarySt. Mary’s County Library will be expanding the hours open to the public at all three Library buildings starting on Monday, May 3. Hours will be Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Library will be closed on Sundays.
Patuxent River Naval Air StationMay 16, 2021, Fully vaccinated DoD personnel (two weeks beyond final dose) are no longer required to wear a mask indoors or outdoors at DoD facilities. This guidance applies only to fully immunized personnel. Unimmunized personnel will continue to wear masks indoors and outdoors on DoD installations IAW NAVADMIN 095/21.
Contact your parent command for amplifying command guidance. Patients and visitors to Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River are still required to wear masks inside the clinic.

Recreation & ParksFor a complete list of Recreation and Parks Operations, please click here https://www.stmarysmd.com/docs/rpindooroutdoorcapacityupdates.pdf.
Senior CentersThe reopening date for Senior Activity Centers is Friday, April 30.
Hours of operation for the Garvey, Loffler and Northern Senior Activity Centers will be Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Participants will be required to complete an updated registration form. Upon reopening, participants will be able to make reservations to join upcoming indoor and outdoor exercise classes, utilize exercise equipment and computer labs available at the senior activity centers.
Physical distancing guidelines must be observed at all times while participating in Senior Activity Center activities. Face coverings are required. Visit www.stmarysmd.com/aging for more information, including a full calendar of upcoming activities and guidelines.

St. Mary's County Regional AirportThe airport is operating but the terminal is closed to the public. The FBO is open and operational, 8 a.m - 5 p.m., seven days a week.
STS TransitSt. Mary’s Transit System regular bus service is operating Monday through Friday, extending some routes to 9 p.m. For information and to see bus schedules visit the STS website: https://www.stmarysmd.com/dpw/sts-transit/
Treasurer's OfficeEffective March 15, 2021, at 8:00 a.m., the Treasurer’s Office is open for walk-in services. Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Online payment options are available at https://www.paytaxes.us/md_stmarys/ Please utilize MVA online tag renewal services.