Explore The Future of Telehealth on 7/31 #MACoSummerSeries

Don’t miss MACo’s Summer Series Solutions Showcase on technology deployment to protect your team from COVID-19! MACo’s Summer Series includes content directly aimed at solving common governance and administrative challenges. Navigating our healthcare options in the current climate can be a particularly daunting challenge. Register for MACo’s Summer Series to attend a live session hosted by Cigna, a MACo Platinum Corporate Partner. Title: The Future of Telehealth Description: The benefits of virtual care during a…

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Is Your Communications System Ready for the Unexpected?

It's hurricane season, and Motorola Solutions (a MACo Gold Corporate Partner) wants to make sure your communications systems are prepared to protect your community. To help, they've created a checklist you can use when preparing for the next natural disaster. From Motorola Solutions: Motorola Solutions has been working with local, state and federal governments for more than 90 years to provide the communication technologies people rely on before, during and after hurricanes. Below are tips…

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Sign Up for LGIT’s Law Enforcement Implicit Bias Training, August 13

MACo's Platinum Corporate Partner Local Government Insurance Trust (LGIT) is hosting a session on Law Enforcement Implicit Bias Training at their Hanover office on Thursday, August 13, 2020. From LGIT's website: This training is intended to bridge the gap between Officers / Deputies and the communities that they serve. This training will benefit any law enforcement official, civilian or sworn who has contact with the community they serve. Through this training Law Enforcement Personnel will…

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Technology Deployment to Combat COVID-19

Don’t miss MACo's Summer Series Solutions Showcase on technology deployment to protect your team from COVID-19! MACo’s Summer Series includes content directly aimed at solving common governance and administrative challenges. One challenge we're all currently facing is how to safely reopen for business in the middle of the pandemic. Register for MACo’s Summer Series to attend a prerecorded session hosted by Motorola Solutions, a MACo Gold Corporate Partner. Title: Technology Deployment to Combat COVID-19 Description:…

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St. Mary’s Approves Farmers Market Nutrition Grant for Seniors
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St. Mary’s Approves Farmers Market Nutrition Grant for Seniors

A grant recently approved by St. Mary's County Commissioners will allow senior residents to purchase fresh produce from local farmers markets. From The Bay Net: The Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) gives recipients 60 years of age and older, who are residents of St. Mary’s County and who are at or below the established federal poverty limit, a booklet of checks to use at recognized farmers markets. The checks can be used between now…

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Environmental Social Governance and Its Impact on Local Counties’ Budgets

Don’t miss this MACo Summer Series Solutions Showcase on environmental social governance! MACo’s Summer Series includes content directly aimed at solving common governance and administrative challenges. One such challenge is environmental social governance. Register for MACo’s Summer Series to attend a session hosted by MD-DE-DC Beverage Association, a MACo Bronze Corporate Partner. Title: Environmental Social Governance (ESG): An Overview of Key Trends, How It’s Shifting into the Government, and Its Impact on Local Counties’ Budgets…

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Local Government Insurance Trust: Protecting Maryland’s Counties, Cities, and Towns

Don’t miss this MACo Summer Series Solutions Showcase! MACo’s Summer Series includes content directly aimed at solving common governance and administrative challenges. Join us Thursday, July 16, as we take a deep dive into the latest services and protections offered by our Platinum Corporate Partner, Local Government Insurance Trust (LGIT). Title: Local Government Insurance Trust: Protecting Maryland’s Counties, Cities, and Towns Description: LGIT’s Executive Director Tim Ailsworth will give a live overview of insurance products and…

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LSSC Virtual Training on 7/15: Strengthening Local Democracy During COVID-19: New Resources to Advance Economic and Public Health Protection Policies

Local Solutions Support Center is hosting a webinar next Wednesday, July 15th, at 12:00 PM, for local leaders looking for the latest resources to help cities respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, and address the racial unrest and calls for police reform sweeping across the country.  Title: Strengthening Local Democracy During COVID-19: New Resources to Advance Economic and Public Health Protection Policies Description: As the COVID-10 pandemic spreads and states reopen, and as…

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State Department of Health Launches Text-Based Crisis Hotline, MD Mind Health

The Maryland Department of Health recently launched a new initiative to help residents struggling with mental health crises, MD Mind Health. The department announced the text-based helpline – developed in partnership with the state's crisis hotline, Maryland 211 – as a means to help individuals struggling with social distancing and isolation during the pandemic. From The Baltimore Sun: "...MD Mind Health, was spurred by crisis hotline texting increasing by 842% since March 2019, the department…

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New Details! MACo Summer Series: Partner Sessions Announced!

MACo's Summer Series begins today, July 1, and we've got even more content to share! As part of our 9 week virtual series, we'll also be featuring educational content from our valued Corporate Partners and Endorsement Partners! Our Corporate Partners and Endorsement Partners are experts in their fields, and through them we'll learn best practices and hear first hand experiences on an array of topics, from COVID-19's impact on local government, to telehealth, to budget…

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