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The Latest News from Senator Rosapepe's Office: February 2022

Updated: Mar 1



At-home tests for Beltsville

Thanks to the Biden administration’s new at-home test initiative, you can order 4 at-home COVID tests delivered straight to your home – for free. Visit special.usps.com/testkits to order yours.


Booster shots for Beltsville residents

Eligible Beltsville residents can sign up to get the COVID 19 Booster shot today. locations include the CVS and Walgreens Pharmacy on Route 1 in Beltsville. To sign up for an appointment, visit mypgc.us/COVIDVaccine. Scholarships to College Each Senator and Delegate is allocated funds for scholarships to students in our district who attend Maryland colleges. With college tuition a struggle for many families, we need to do everything we can to help hardworking students get a good education. To apply online for a 2020-2021 Senate scholarship, students should visit www.21stDistrictDelegation.com/college-scholarships, and the deadline to apply is Friday, July 9. A separate Delegate scholarship application from Delegates Ben Barnes, Joseline Peña-Melnyk, and Mary Lehman is on that page as well. More help paying for college

Saving for college is a challenge for many families. That's why the State of Maryland and Maryland 529 want to help Maryland families through the Save4College State Contribution Program. The program is designed to help lower to middle-income families in Maryland save money for higher education. Individuals may receive a $250 or $500 contribution by the State. Applications must be submitted by 11:59pm on May 31, 2022. Learn more at maryland529.com/MDMatch250, or call 888.4MD.GRAD (888.463.4723) and select option 1, or email info@marylandcollegeinvestmentplan.org. Do you need health insurance? This tax season, get connected with free or low-cost health insurance! The Easy Enrollment program for uninsured Marylanders is part of the Maryland income tax form. Answer the new questions on your Maryland state tax return by April 15 to find out your health insurance options at the Maryland Health Connection. Learn more at www.MarylandHealthConnection.gov/EasyEnrollment Contact us

Please let us know if there are other issues you have questions or thoughts about. And, of course, feel free to be in touch if we can be of help to you. Just email 21stDistrictDelegation@gmail.com or call 301 858 3141.

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