Economic Development Publishes Businesses' Operating Status Web Page

Published Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Economic Development Department has created a webpage to track and publicize the operating status of Charles County businesses during this COVID-19 national crisis. The page, is active, and businesses are asked to contact the Economic Development Department with their information or updates as they occur.

“The Economic Development Department is focused on support and assistance for our local businesses during this crisis,” said Economic Development Director Darréll Brown.  “It’s our top priority.  This website is a way to help businesses reach their customers about operating status. Additionally, it helps citizens access goods and services locally.”

 To have your local business added to the list, email to Jennifer at with the following information:

·     Business Name

·     Website URL

·     Operating Status (open, closed, adjusted operations, online only)

·     What Customers Need to Know (just a couple sentences)

·     Contact information for the listing

Include contact information (name and phone number) for your business so a member of the Economic Development Department staff can check on updates. This information will not be listed publicly. 

Charles County businesses may contact the Economic Development Department team with questions, concerns, or feedback during this emergency.  Contact information can be found at  It is the priority of the Economic Development Department to assist in the needs of Charles County businesses during this difficult time.  

To view the Status Updates for Local Businesses, visit or the alert banner.

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