Health

Maryland Department of Health receives 1-year, nearly $700,000 HHS grant to enhance telehealth services in family planning sites

BALTIMORE, MD— The Maryland Department of Health has been awarded a one-year, $699,987 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support statewide efforts to improve health equity by expanding telehealth services in family planning and preventive care service sites. MDH will use the funds through May 31, 2023, to provide telehealth capacity-building training and technical …


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Baltimore County to receive over $260,000 in Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund grants

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities, and navigation throughout the state. This funding is awarded to 45 applicants statewide, supporting efforts that include new public boating access, amenities, and facilities; dredging of navigable waterways; emergency vessels and equipment for local first responders; …


Maryland Department of Labor announces over $1.2 million in funding to grow nationally-recognized EARN Maryland program

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Labor Secretary Tiffany P. Robinson this week announced the award of more than $1.2 million in state funds to grow the Department of Labor’s Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN) Maryland program. EARN Maryland is the state’s nationally-recognized workforce solution that helps businesses cultivate the skilled workforce they need to compete while preparing Marylanders for meaningful careers. EARN Maryland …

Baltimore County among jurisdictions to receive more than $81 million in federal funding to support emergency transport services

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health, in partnership with the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS), this week announced more than $81 million in funding to Jurisdictional Emergency Medical Services Operational Programs (JEMSOPs). The funding, made available by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), offsets costs incurred by eligible emergency medical service (EMS) jurisdictions that delivered …

Governor Hogan announces $7.5 million in accountability resources grant funding available through Re-Fund the Police Initiative

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that $7.5 million in new funding is now available under the Police Accountability, Community, and Transparency (PACT) grant as part of his Re-Fund the Police Initiative. Administered by the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services, this funding will help provide more body cameras, de-escalation training, and other critical tools to …

Schools in Nottingham, Perry Hall, Carney, Rosedale recognized in Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

TOWSON, MD— Baltimore County’s land and waterways are significantly cleaner this year thanks to those who generously volunteered their time for the Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. More than 5,200 student and community volunteers and 63 schools participated in 456 litter cleanups throughout Baltimore County during 2021-2022, making this a record year for the annual challenge. The challenge, …

MSDE partners with Baltimore County, Howard County Public Schools in $5.5 million grant to improve outcomes for children with disabilities

BALTIMORE, MD—Committed to improved outcomes for children and youth with disabilities, the Maryland State Department of Education is partnering with two local school systems in a $5.5 million State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. Baltimore County Public Schools and Howard County Public Schools will join MSDE’s Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services, …

Governor Hogan announces $198 million in small business relief

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced that the State of Maryland will deploy up to $198 million in federal small business relief through the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI). Maryland was the first state in the nation to submit its SSBCI deployment plan to the United States Treasury Department, and today was one of the first five states …