Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Maryland Department of Health kicks off campaign to educate residents about importance of contact tracing

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday will begin rolling out a new state-wide campaign to educate Marylanders about the importance of contact tracing and how it is a tool in the fight against the spread of coronavirus. The campaign will help support the newly developed “COVID Link,” a new data management platform that will facilitate MDH’s contact tracing …


Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations fall to lowest level in seven weeks

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state fell once again, as did the statewide positivity rate. As of Tuesday morning, there have been 54,175 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 10.5%, a decrease from Monday’s 10.8%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 9.7%. There have …


Eastern Tech students recognized for excellence in Career and Technical Education

ESSEX, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools is continuing to celebrate the excellence of the Class of 2020 by recognizing 147 of its Career and Technical Education program seniors, as well as 10 recipients this year of the 20th annual Anthony G. Marchione Awards for Excellence in Career and Technical Education. The students’ achievements were celebrated during a virtual version of the …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations continue to fall

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continue to fall, as does the statewide positivity rate. As of Monday morning, there have been 53,327 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 10.8%, a …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations hit lowest level since mid-April

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Sunday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state dropped to their lowest level since mid-April. As of Sunday morning, there have been 52,778 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 10.9%, a decrease from Saturday’s 11.6%. There have been 2,411 related deaths and 1,183 individuals are currently …

Gunpowder Elementary principal, students dig up time capsule from 1995 [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD—It’s not every day that someone finds a real-life treasure map. When Gunpowder Elementary School principal Wendy Cunningham came across a map leading to a time capsule buried in May, 1995 with instructions to retrieve it in May 2020, that’s exactly what she did. Twenty-five years to the month after its burial, members of the fifth grade class …

Frosh joins motion to intervene in second lawsuit to defend America’s clean car standards

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday joined a multistate coalition in filing a motion to intervene in a lawsuit to defend the nation’s Clean Car Standards against a challenge by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). The coalition seeks to counter any arguments that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) should …

Baltimore County Police Department offers tips to avoid online COVID-19 scams

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In recent weeks, there has been an increase in online scams related to COVID-19. These scams use phishing techniques in an attempt to steal personal information and money from victims. The Baltimore County Police Department is providing the following safety tips to help residents navigate COVID-19 information online safely. Never Click an Unfamiliar Link A common trick scammers use …