Community Update: COVID-19 Map
As of early August, the U.S. CDC is recommending that people in Cumberland County wear face coverings in public indoor settings. Per updated guidance, people in counties with “substantial” or “high” levels of COVID-19 community transmission are advised to wear face coverings in public indoor settings. U.S.CDC updates information daily (Click Here to view).
There are no new restrictions effective while doing business in Scarborough Town offices. The Town will continue to assess the State trends and follow CDC guidance as any changes occur.
Select the fields “Maine” for State and “Cumberland” for County to view Scarborough levels. Check back often for your source of up-to-date information.
Scarborough Businesses: Open & Safe
SEDCO has recently launched a new BUS (Business Update Scarborough) page on Facebook. Local businesses can post changes in hours, temporary closures, online offerings and more. We went there and saw there are options for curbside service from our fave local eateries! Check it out: https://www.facebook.com/UpdateScarborough
Supporting Nonprofits During Coronavirus
As the number of coronavirus cases in Maine increases, nonprofits are trying to balance social distancing with essential services. And while some programs have no choice but to shut down or postpone programs and events, others like our local food pantries and social service groups are critical to the emergency response in Maine and are trying to step up while managing already tight budgets.
Nonprofits Need Our Help:
Local Businesses Need Our Support
Stop by SEDCO's new BUS (Business Update Scarborough) Facebook page to view posts from local businesses about changes in hours, temporary closures, online offerings, and options for curbside service from our fave local eateries! Check it out: https://www.facebook.com/UpdateScarborough
Local Businesses Need Our Support!
Help for Artists
Creative Portland has created the Portland Artist Relief Fund to help artists and creatives in Portland with modest stipends. The Portland Symphony Orchestra started the PSO Musicians Relief Fund to help its musicians who are losing work and income because the coronavirus.