PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Feb. 8, 2022 – The Calvert County Department of Economic Development, in coordination with the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce and the Calvert County Health Department, has organized a KN95 face mask distribution drive for local businesses.

Well-fitting KN95 masks, or “respirators,” are touted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as providing the highest level of protection against COVID-19.

Calvert County-based businesses must register online to receive masks in increments of 20 for use by employees or customers. Businesses do not need to be a member of the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce to receive masks. Masks will be provided for free on a first-come, first-served basis. Business owners are encouraged to pre-order enough masks to support their staff and customers for a three-week period.

Businesses must pre-order masks online at or by calling the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce at 410-535-2577. Unscheduled pickups cannot be accommodated.

Mask distribution will occur on Tuesdays, 9-11 a.m., and Thursdays, 1-3 p.m., beginning Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, at the following locations:

  • Northeast Community Center
    4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach
  • Harriet Elizabeth Brown Community Center
    901 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick
  • Southern Community Center
    20 Appeal Lane, Lusby

Citizens are encouraged to continue taking precautions to avoid preventable illness and hospitalizations. More information about testing and vaccination resources is available through the Calvert County Government virtual resource center at

Residents may schedule vaccination appointments through the Health Department online at

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