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COVID-19 Staff Forms, Info, & Resources

COVID-19 Notification Process & Forms


Complete notification forms for staff and student confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases.
Please also review the SOP for reporting found in GuildLink.
Quick Reference:
  1. Crisis Go- Indicating location, type of exposure, immediate response required
  2. Complete notification form per link (staff or student)
  3. Department heads to activate response

Organization-Wide Screening & Waiver

Onset/Training Screening

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) Resources
Financial & Food Resources
Legal Resources
Furloughed & Laid Off Employee Resources
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
COVID-19 Rumor Control
Employee’s Mental Health
Employee Assistance Program
Teleworking and Resources
Education Resources
Social, Emotional, & Family Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

Video: Dr. Fauci Answers COVID-19 Vaccine Questions from Prince George’s County

Video: Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on COVID-19 Vaccine Safety:

Video: NAACP’s Vaccine & Treatment Townhall 

Video: COVID-19 Vaccine And The Black Community: A Tyler Perry Special

CDC: Vaccine Overview


CDC: Facts and Myths COVID-19 Vaccine Myths Debunked

Johns Hopkins Medicine: COVID-19 Vaccines: Infographic

Howard University Hospital: Vaccine Q & A

Mayo Clinic: COVID-19 Vaccine myths debunked

CareFirst: Vaccine Information

CDC: Understanding mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

CDC: Benefits of Getting Vaccinated 

FDA: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers

FDA: Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers

Jurisdictional Vaccine Information & Registration:

Depending on where you register to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine, besides the letter of identification provided to TCGA staff in Paycom on Jan 21, 2021, you may be required to provide additional verification that you qualify for the health professionals or K-12 education sector groups. The additional documentation requested may include providing a copy of your The Children’s Guild Alliance staff ID badge or business card, and/or a letter from your supervisor. Please connect with your supervisor if additional verification is requested. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Information & Find a Vaccination Site 

Walgreens: Schedule your COVID-19 Vaccination

CVS: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments


DC Vaccine Registration & Information 

Feb 7, 2021 Update: Mayor Bowser Announces that Vaccination Appointments Will Open for Child Care Providers and Charter and Independent School Teachers Every Monday at Noon and 7 pm

Safeway: Vaccination Locator  

Giant Food: Schedule your Vaccination 

Walgreens: Schedule your COVID-19 Vaccination

CVS: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

Medstar: Vaccine Request  

Johns Hopkins Medicine: Vaccine Information & Updates

Howard University Hospital: Vaccine Information & Registration


Feb 8, 2021 Update: The state’s first mass vaccination sites are now open at the Baltimore Convention Center and Six Flags America in Prince George’s County. To receive updates on appointments for mass vaccination sites, text ‘MdReady’ to 898-211. Hospitals, county health departments, and neighborhood pharmacies are all part of the state’s vaccine distribution network. Use to find a provider near you by zip code, or call 211 for assistance. Vaccinations are by appointment only, and some providers may allow you to pre-register.

Feb 11, 2021 Update: Governor Hogan announced that the state’s next mass vaccination site, located at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore City, will open on Thursday, February 25. For updates on when appointments for mass vaccination sites become available, text ‘MdReady’ to 898-211. 

Maryland Department of Health’s Vaccine Information

Find a Vaccination Clinic Near You 

MarylandVax – Find a Vaccine Search 

Maryland COVID-19 Vaccination Sites at Retail Locations

For AACPS Staff: AACPS has partnered with the Anne Arundel County Fire Department to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to any employee who wishes to receive it. Please visit the COVID-19 Vaccine page on the AACPS Intranet for the latest information about the COVID-19 vaccine and plans for its distribution to AACPS employees.

Baltimore Convention Center: Vaccine Sign-Up

Giant Food: Schedule your Vaccination 

Walgreens: Schedule your COVID-19 Vaccination

CVS: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

Martin’s: Vaccine Scheduler

Safeway: Vaccination Locator 

Rite-Aid: COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduler

Medstar: Vaccine Request

Adventist HeathCare: COVID-19 Vaccine Request

Holy Cross Health: Schedule a Vaccine Appointment 

University of Maryland Medical System (UMMC): Request the COVID Vaccine

LifeBridge Health: Vaccine Request Form

Johns Hopkins Medicine: Vaccine Information & Updates

Luminis Health: COVID-19 vaccine clinic information

GBMC Healthcare: COVID-19 Vaccine 

Vaccine Access Where our Staff Resides:

Anne Arundel 

Baltimore City 

Baltimore County 

Calvert County

Carrol County 

Cecil County 

Charles County 

Frederick County 

Harford County

Howard County 

Montgomery County 

Prince George’s County

Washington County 

Wicomico County 


Getting the COVID Vaccine 

Giant Food: Schedule your Vaccination

Walgreens: Schedule your COVID-19 Vaccination

CVS: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

Martin’s: Vaccine Scheduler 


Vaccine Information

Walgreens: Schedule your COVID-19 Vaccination 

CVS: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments 

Giant Food: Schedule your Vaccination 

Martin’s: Vaccine Scheduler 

Maryland & DC Orders/Information:

COVID-19 Alert Apps for Contact Tracing:

MarylandWashington, DC

Maryland CovidLINK
Maryland’s hub for information about COVID-19. 

Maryland Department of Health: COVID-19 Outbreak-Associated Cases in Schools

Maryland- Governor Hogan’s Administration – COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Resources for Maryland Schools

City of Baltimore – COVID-19 Information

DC – COVID-19 Updates and Information

Anne Arundel County – Road to Recovery 

Prince George’s County – COVID-19

Financial & Food Resources:

U.S. Government Economic Impact Payments Details (“individual checks”)

Renters Relief Help 

Mortgage Relief Help

Maryland Order Prohibiting Evictions and Mortgage Forecloses during COVID-19

Maryland Emergency Assistance to Families with Children
Provides emergency assistance to families who need help paying rent or utilities or for other emergencies

Maryland Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)
Maryland’s Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program, provides cash assistance to families with dependent children when available resources do not fully address the family’s needs and while preparing program participants for independence through work.

Prince George’s County  

COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance

Maryland Children Meal Sites

City of Baltimore – Emergency Food Resources

Prince George’s County Food Pantry Locations

Washington, DC Food Resources

Employee Assistance Program:

The Children’s Guild Alliance offers EAP services free of charge.

Website:  You will need to register.
Organization Web ID: GEN311
Phone: 800.311.4327

Teleworking and Resources:

Guide for Employees (for employees who may be experiencing a disruption to employment)

Guide for Supervisors (for supervisors who need support while dealing with disruptions to employment of their team members)

23 Essential Tips for Working Remotely

Managing Anxiety While Working Remotely

Working at Home with Kids

Social, Emotional, & Family Resources:

The Children’s Guild Alliance: Talking to Children About COVID-19

The Children’s Guild Alliance: Virtual Calming Room

CDC: Talking with Children About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (multiple languages)

PBS KidsHow to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus 

AACPS: Talking to Children about Covid-19 (coronavirus)

                 Hablando con su hijo sobre COVID-19 (coronavirus)

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Talking to Children About Coronavirus

Explaining Coronavirus to Children

Child Mind Institute: Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

CDC: Talking with Children about Coronavirus Disease 2019: Messages for Parents, School Staff, and Others Working With Children

WHO: Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

CDC: Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

Maryland Department of Health: Frequently Asked Questions: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Maintaining Mental Health

National Public Radio: Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Talking to Children About Coronavirus

University of Maryland Center of Excellence for Early Childhood and Infant Mental Health: Coronavirus Kids Flyer

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (English, Spanish, and Chinese versions available)

National Association of School PsychologistsTalking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource (English plus other languages)