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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Over 3.76 million Marylanders vaccinated, COVID-19 hospitalizations drop

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan on Friday reported that the state has now administered more than 3.7 million COVID-19 vaccines, including 81,252 over the past 24 hours. Approximately 81% of Marylanders over the age of 65 have received a vaccine. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As …


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Governor Hogan signs 66 bills into law [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday signed 66 bills into law, including legislation to preserve and expand telehealth and mental health services across the state, increase access to high-speed Internet, and bring critical reforms to the Maryland Environmental Service (MES). The governor was joined by Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones. “I want to thank our …


Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct firing tests this week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials announced on Tuesday that the base would be conducting daytime and nighttime firing tests this week. The testing is scheduled for April 13-16, 2021, from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. EST. Loud noises may be heard in some areas surrounding the installation. Officials say these operations are not hazardous to residents …

MDH, Baltimore County to pause distribution of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine over safety concerns

UPDATE: Baltimore County has issued a statement indicating that the Department of Health will discontinue use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine… Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—On Tuesday morning, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the statement below about recent reports of adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) …

Public health alert issued for ground turkey products due to possible Salmonella risk

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert for approximately 211,406 pounds of raw ground turkey products. The products in question were produced by Plainville Brands, LLC, a Pennsylvania establishment, and are being recalled due to concerns the products may have caused Salmonella Hadar illness. A recall was not requested because …

Councilman Marks: Rat extermination planned in Perry Hall neighborhood

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that rat extermination will occur in a targeted area of Perry Hall/Nottingham. Exterminators will work near Slater Avenue (21236) where there have been reports of rodents over the past two weeks. Working with Baltimore County Code Enforcement, inspectors have been dispatched to the properties that seemed to be generating the …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland reports more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations in single day

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan on Friday reported that the state set a new one-day record of more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday.  Maryland providers have now administered a total of 3.27 million doses. Approximately 78.5% of Marylanders over the age of 65 have received a vaccine. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip code …

Maryland Tech Council receives $378,000 federal grant to aid Baltimore County businesses during COVID-19

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—The Maryland Tech Council on Wednesday announced that it will receive a $378,000 federal CARES Act grant to significantly expand its Business Continuity Task Force to assist more entrepreneurs in Baltimore County as they navigate COVID-19’s economic impact. Awarded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the grant enables MTC to expand the task force’s mentoring services to tech …