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CANCELLATIONS AND POSTPONEMENTS

| March 10, 2020, 07:19 PM

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This page will be pinned to our homepage and updated as often as necessary to advise of any cancellations or postponements of events in the area due to the Coronavirus.

If you know of an event that is being canceled or postponed, please let us know!

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Schools

Anne Arundel County Schools — all out of state and country field trips canceled

Anne Arundel County Schools– all staff travel canceled

University of Maryland Schools–all UM schools will be having online classes for at least two weeks following spring break

Anne Arundel Community College’s College Fair scheduled for March 12, 2020 has been cancelled

St. John’s College (3/11/2020). Students asked to remain in extended Spring Break. Classes tentatively scheduled to resume on March 30.

Anne Arundel Community College (3/11/2020):

Beginning March 30, the majority of courses at Anne Arundel Community College will be delivered remotely with the aid of technology due to the COVID-19 virus. Because this continues to be a fluid, rapidly changing situation, this information is up to date as of 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 11. For the most recent AACC updates, please refer to aacc.edu/virusinfo.

Students
Spring break (March 16-22) will be extended one additional week for students only. There will be no classes for students March 16-29. Classes — including the start of the second eight-week session originally scheduled for a March 23 start — will resume March 30. Health Sciences clinicals and AACC-related internships in partnership with other organizations will continue as scheduled as determined by those organizations. Beginning March 30, the majority of courses will be delivered remotely with the aid of technology. Additional information regarding individual courses will be provided to students the week of March 23. Services, such as the library, bookstore, Child Development Center, etc. will resume Thursday, March 26.

Faculty and Staff
Employees will report for work March 23 as previously scheduled. During the week of March 23, staff and faculty will assess and prepare courses to be delivered through remote means.

College Events
College events with more than 50 attendees scheduled through April 30 are canceled. This applies regardless of location. This decision will be reevaluated on April 15 for events scheduled after April 30. Currently, this does not apply to athletic events.

Travel
All AACC-related out-of-state and international travel is suspended until further notice. Personal travel is at each person’s own comfort level and discretion. Should employees or students choose to travel internationally: the CDC advises to avoid destinations with a level 2 alert and level 3 warning. It is requested that each person make the college aware of travel plans to level 2 and 3 countries. If a student or employee chooses to travel to locations with these travel notices, they will be asked to self-quarantine for 14 days before returning to class or work.

“Currently, there are no confirmed cases associated with AACC, however, the college is at a stage where we all can play a role in protecting the health and safety of our community,” said President Dawn Lindsay. “Thank you for your attention and cooperation as we work together and support one another.”

Anne Arundel County Schools (3/11/2020): No plans to close school or to cancel events. Will consider non-essential events on a case by case basis. Sports will continue and a decision to restrict spectators may be made later.

Anne Arundel County Schools (3/11/2020): Revised. Now all events are canceled to include assemblies, fairs, etc. All non-core field trips are canceled. Sporting events will go on without spectators. Performances can be performed as long as there is no audience. A decision on graduations, proms, and promotion ceremonies has not yet been made.

Government

Maryland State Employees–all employees eligible, should begin to prepare for an extended period of telework.

Dear State Employee,

As you may have heard, the Governor announced that the state is moving to Level II of the Pandemic Flu and Other Infectious Diseases Attendance and Leave Policy in order to contain the spread of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).  What does this mean for you?

  • Until superseded by a subsequent announcement, State offices remain OPEN.
  • All business-related, overnight, out-of-state travel for all employees should not be scheduled and will not be funded, EXCEPT for individuals engaged in emergency preparedness activities.
  • If you are sick or are caring for sick family members, you are STRONGLY encouraged to use your leave to remain at home.
  • Employees who do not currently have enough leave to cover their absence will be permitted the use of ADVANCED sick leave (or ADVANCED paid time off, in the case of temporary employees).
  • Documentation requirements related to the use of sick leave for a flu-like illness will be eased.
  • Your agencies will begin to implement social distancing practices that protect your health and the health of the general public, such as encouraging the use of telephones, telecommunications, emails, etc. to handle day-to-day tasks.
  • You may be given clearance to telework whenever possible to prepare for a time when the spread of COVID-19 may prompt the state to move to a mandatory telework model for all non-emergency essential personnel.

Should you have any questions concerning this announcement, please contact your agency HR personnel, and they will be more than happy to explain the situation in greater detail.  Thank you.

MVA (3/11/2020): Will be moving to an all-appointment model. Walk-Ins will not be accepted

MD Health Exchange (3/11/2020): The Maryland Health Exchange will again offer open enrollment.

Maryland Public Safety and Corrections (3/11/2020): Will restrict access and visitation.

Maryland Veterans Facilities and Nursing Homes: Restrict Access to essential visits only.

Anne Arundel Department of Aging (3/11/2020): All events and trips will be canceled or postponed except individual trips considered essential (doctor visits, prescriptions etc)

Annapolis City Meetings and Events (3/11/2020): All City meetings and events on City property are canceled.

Anne Arundel County Senior Centers closed indefinitely (3/12/2020)

Festivals and Events

Ignite Annapolis 5 — Originally scheduled for March 12 has been postponed.

The Coachella and Stagecoach Festivals have been postponed until the fall.

Capitol Steps improv show scheduled for St. John’s College on March 13 has been postponed. No new date available.

State of Maryland position on events (3/11/2020): leaving the decision to cancel or postpone up to local governments, but recommends canceling or postponing events that would be considered a mass gathering (100 or more).

Anne Arundel County position on events (3/11/2020): County will likely be canceling or postponing County sponsored events but private events will be up to the organizers.

Washington DC Entertainment (3/11/2020):  All shows at the 9:30 Club, The Anthem, The Lincoln Theatre and the “9:30 Club Presents shows at the U Street Music Hall are cancelled effective immediately through March 31.

AAMC’s Denim & Diamonds Bash canceled (3/12/2020):  The event scheduled for April 25, 2020 has been canceled.

Annapolis Opera has canceled the performances of Susannah. (3/12/2020)

Maryland Hall has postponed their ArtFest — new date June 6, 2020. (3/12/2020)

The Annapolis Police Department Scholarship Foundation has postponed their Spring Fling scheduled for March 18th. A new date has not been announced.

The Smithsonian is cancelling or postponing all public events through May 3. Museums and National zoo will remain open. (3/12/2020)

Several events for the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., are now canceled or postponed. (3/12/2020)

NBA has suspended the rest of the season. (3/12/2020)

NCAA March Madness will go on but without spectators. (3/12/2020)

Patriot League has canceled all practices and competitions for participating schools. Navy and American are two of them. (3/12/2020)

B&A Trail Marathon | Half-Marathon scheduled for March 15th has been canceled. (3/12/2020)

Live! Comedy with Adam Sandler shows have been postponed. (3/12/2020)

Naval Academy suspends all athletics at USNA effective 3/16/2020 (3/12/2020)

NHL suspends remainder of regular season. (3/12/2020)

Baltimore St. Patrick’s Parade canceled. (3/12/2020)

Anne Arundel County Senior Centers closed indefinitely (3/12/2020)

Maryland Hall and WTMD have postponed the Beatles Family Festival scheduled for Saturday, March 21. (3/12/2020)

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