COVID-19 Executive Orders

2020-03-12 Extension of Certain Licenses, Permits, Registrations and Other Governmental Authorizations​ and Authorizing Suspension of Legal Time Requirements
2020-03-16 Relating to Various Healthcare Matters
2020-03-19-3 Augmenting the Emergency Medical Services Workforce
2020-03-20-1 Authorizing Reimbursement of Audio-Only Health Care Services
2020-03-20 Office of Legal Counsel - Interpretive Guidance - COVID19-04
2020-03-21 Maryland Department of Health - Designation of Health Officers to Issue Quarantine and Isolation Directives and Orders
2020-03-23-1 Amendment of 3/19/2020 Order Prohibiting Large Gatherings and Events, Closing Senior Centers, and Closing All Non-Essential Businesses and Other Establishments
2020-03-23-2 Initiating a Process for Authorization of Laboratories in Maryland to Develop and Perform COVID-19 Testing
2020-03-23-3 Prohibiting Excess Profits on Certain Goods and Services
2020-03-23​ Maryland Department of Health - Regarding Various Healthcare Matters 
Gatherings-FOURTH-AMENDED-3.30.20.pdf2020-03-30 Amending and Restating the order of March 23, 2020, Prohibiting Large Gatherings and Events and Closing Senior Centers, and all Non-essential Businesses and Other Establishments, and Additionally Requiring All Persons to Stay at Home
20200401-Telehealth-Amended-4.1.20.pdf2020-04-01 Amending and Resating Order No. 20-03-20-01 to Further Authorize Additional Telehealth Services
2020-04-15​ Requiring Use of Face Coverings Under Certain Circumstances and Requiring Implementaions of Certain Physical Distancing Measures 
2020-05-19 Authorizing Covid-19 Testing by Licensed Pharmacists
2020-07-01-1 MDH Amended Directive & Order Regarding Various Healthcare Matters​
2020-11-10-01 Amended Driective and Order Regarding Various Healthcare Matters
2020-11-10-02 MDH Order - Amended Directive and Order Regarding Food Services Establishments
2020-11-10-03 MDH Advisory - Large Gatherings, Essentail Travel, Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Programs
2020-11-10 MDH - Covid-19 Clinician Letter
2020-11-10-01 Amending and Restating the Order of October 13, 2020, Allowing Reopening of Certain Businesses and Facilities, Subject to Local Regulation, and Generally Requiring Use of Face Coverings



Public Notices and Communication from the Board of Nursing

3/23/2020​ Notice: Suspension of certain provisions and regulations of the Nurse Practice Act ​
3/24/2020 Notice to all Licensees & Certificate holders
20200325-mbon-Health-Care-Providers-with-Prescriptive-Authority.pdf3/25/2020 Notice to all Licensed Health Care Providers with Prescriptive Authority​​
3/26/2020 Advisory Letter: Suspended, Revoked, and Surrendered Licenses and Certificate/Probation Orders 
20200402 - MHEC Letter.pdf4/02/2020 MHEC letter: Simulation formatted clinical programs and Alternative course format
20200402 - Covid19-Blanket-Waivers-508C-final.pdf4/02/2020 Notice to CMS Health Care Providers: Covid-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers
20200402 - MIEMSS Clinical Extern.pdf4/02/2020 Notice: MIEMSS Clinical Extern
20200402 - NBCRNA . APRNS Waivers.pdf4/02/2020 NBCRNA letter: APRNS Waiver
4/13/2020 Policy Brief: U.S. Nursing Leadership Supports Practice/Academic Partnerships to Assist the Nursing Workforce during the COVID-19 Crisis
4/13/2020 Joint Statement of FSMB, NABP, NCSBN on Inappropriate Prescribing and Dispensing of Medications During the COVID-19 Pandemic
4/13/2020 Nursing Education During the COVID-19 Crisis
4/13/2020​ Maryland Board of Nursing will accept simulation formatted Practices in place of students going to clinical sites
4/13/2020 HHS Secretary Letter to States Licensing Waivers
4/13/2020​ HHS Guidence to States on Regulations on Healthcare Workers
4/16/2020 National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) APRN Certification Extension/Waiver Policies - COVID-19 Update
2020-04-24​ Health Care Provider Travel into Maryland​
5/02/2020​ Amended Executive Order regarding nursing home matters
5/06/2020 MDH Sec Order - Amended Various Healthcare Matters
5/19/2020 MDH Notice - Criminal Procedure Title 3 Individuals
5/19/2020​ Amended Directive and Order Regarding Various Healthcare Matters
6/12/2020 Amended directive and order regarding various healthcare matters
6/15/2020​ Updated information about Covid-19 testing



updated 11/12/2020