COVID-19 Updates
Events, attractions, restaurants, and shops may be closed or operating with reduced hours. More Information



Check this resource for relevant COVID-19 information.

The following events have been cancelled or postponed:

The following places are closed to the public:

Some closed shops may still be taking delivery orders by phone or online, please see the Downtown Frederick Partnership's list. Follow Shop Local for the latest deals and specials.

  • As of March 23, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has instructed all non-essential businesses to close. Online ordering may still be available. Curbside pickup and delivery from restaurants may also still be available.
  • Many parks and trails are still open, but the following are closed:
    • All playgrounds and picnic shelters
    • The Appalachian Trail
    • The boardwalk at Cunningham Falls
    • Golf Courses
    • All Campgrounds

Guidance for Travelers

  • There are currently no domestic travel advisories or restrictions, and no advisories or restrictions to travel to Frederick County or the State of Maryland.
  • The U.S. Department of State and Centers for Disease Control have issued advisories for travel to foreign countries with large COVID-19 outbreaks:
  • Travelers arriving from China to the U.S. are required to be monitored for 14 days
  • The CDC operates public health entry screenings at the 13 U.S. airports. Airport screening checkpoints for Chinese inbound flights include Seattle-Tacoma (SEA); New York (JFK); Los Angeles (LAX); San Francisco (SFO); Chicago (ORD); and Atlanta (ATL); Anchorage (ANC); Boston (BOS); Dallas (DFW); Detroit (DTW); Minneapolis (MSP); Newark (EWR); Washington Dulles (IAD); Philadelphia (PHL); and San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU).

Public Health and Traveler Resources

TRIPP Applications

The TRIPP grant application deadline has been extended to May 15, 2020. Changes have been made to the program for this year.