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Baltimore County opens eastside COVID-19 vaccination center at CCBC

ROSEDALE, MD—Baltimore County has opened a third COVID-19 vaccination center at the Community College of Baltimore County – Essex campus.  The new clinic opened on Friday, February 26th. Fifth District Councilman David Marks recently pushed to have a vaccination center established on the east side of the county. “I have been supporting a nearby vaccination site, and am happy that …


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Baltimore County to offer Uber rides to COVID-19 vaccine centers, provide mobile vaccines for homebound residents

UPDATE: In addition, an eastside vaccination center has opened at CCBC Essex. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced that Baltimore County will schedule and cover the cost of Uber rides for residents without other transportation options to ensure they can travel to COVID-19 vaccine clinic sites. In addition, the Baltimore County Department of …


Baltimore County government offices to close on Thursday, BCPS to remain virtual

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Government Offices will be closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021, due to the impending snowstorm. Emergency and essential employees must report . Department of Health COVID-19 testing and vaccine clinics are cancelled for Thursday and Friday. Those who had an appointment will receive an email with a new appointment date. Residents scheduled for trash pick-up on Thursday …

Golden Ring Middle School nurse featured in Maryland webinar on successful teleworking [VIDEO]

ROSEDALE, MD – A new Maryland Health Care Commission webinar features two Baltimore County Public Schools school nurses. The hourlong webinar, “Leveraging Technology to Meet Student Needs During COVID-19 and Beyond,” provides tips and resources for school nurses to support working with students and their families in a virtual environment. The presenters are Kristy Gorman, president of the Maryland Association …

Baltimore County to receive over $15 million in funding to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced more than $123.2 million in funding to support Maryland’s local health departments, including resources for ongoing COVID-19 vaccination activities. This includes over $15 million that will be awarded to Baltimore County. “As the state begins mass vaccination, and continues to expand the distribution network of vaccinators, county health departments will play a critical …

Person involved in BCPS food distribution program site at Overlea High School tests positive for COVID-19

OVERLEA, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials on Thursday night announced that an individual involved in the meal distribution program at Overlea High School recently tested positive for COVID-19. Meal distribution from the site will continue uninterrupted. Everyone who had close contact with this individual has been identified, notified, and will remain away from BCPS facilities until they are cleared to …

Baltimore County health department, school system announce start of COVID-19 vaccine program for county school employees

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Health and Baltimore County Public Schools have announced the start of a COVID-19 vaccine program for BCPS employees, starting Friday, January, 22nd. Due to the national challenges with vaccine distribution and availability, the nearly 20,000 employees of BCPS will be offered vaccines in an order related to their direct contact with students. Members of …

Baltimore County releases COVID-19 vaccine registration form

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As Maryland prepares to move into Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccinations next week, Baltimore County has released a COVID-19 vaccine registration form that allows residents to sign up to receive notification when they become eligible to receive a vaccine and when there are available appointments. “We will vaccinate as many of our residents as possible and we will do …