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Maryland Department of Health announces new partnership to enhance statewide vaccination efforts

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday announced the Maryland Partnership for Prevention as its community partner in an enhanced statewide initiative to promote and facilitate childhood and flu vaccination activities throughout the fall. The effort will also support COVID-19 vaccination activity, in preparation for when a vaccine becomes available. “It has never been more important to take care …


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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall heading into Labor Day weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continue to fall heading into the Labor Day weekend. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, there have been 110,831 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 2,019,324 tests. The statewide positivity rate stands at …


Governor Hogan: Maryland to enter Stage Three, all businesses may reopen

UPDATE: Baltimore County officials have announced plans to align with the state and enter Stage Three. Original story below… —— ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon to provide an update on Maryland’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At Thursday’s event, Governor Hogan announced that Maryland would enter Stage Three of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline

EDITOR’S NOTE: NottinghamMD has transitioned to a weekly Zip Code Report to be published every Friday.  This will replace the daily “case counting” reports as Maryland’s key metrics continue to decline. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continued to fall over the past …

Olszewski blasts Hogan on school reopening announcement

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski issued a statement on Thursday night blasting Governor Larry Hogan with regard to his school reopening announcement. “As County Executive and a former teacher, I want nothing more than to get our kids back in classrooms as soon as possible especially our youngest learners and those with disabilities or special needs,” said Olszewski. “We …

BCPS Superintendent issues statement regarding announcement from Governor Hogan and State Superintendent Dr. Salmon

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams issued the following statement in response to the announcement of Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon authorizing school systems to provide in-person instruction: “From the start of the pandemic, and as we began planning for the reopening of schools, we indicated we would work with Baltimore County health …

Governor Hogan authorizes county school systems to begin reopening

UPDATE 2: Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski has issued a statement blasting Governor Hogan’s announcement. UPDATE: BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams has issued a statement in response to Governor Hogan’s announcement. Original story below… ——— ANNAPOLIS, MD—As a result of improved COVID-19 health metrics across the state, Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that every county school system in Maryland …

Maryland Department of Health expands #MasksOnMaryland campaign

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday announced the expansion of its #MasksOnMaryland campaign, with new media and social components to debut this week in English and Spanish. The campaign, which initially launched on June 25 and encourages Marylanders to use face coverings in public places, is now expanding—even as evidence continues to mount indicating that cloth masks are …