Politics, Sci-Tech

COVID-19 testing without doctor’s order now available at Baltimore County sites

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County will now offer COVID-19 tests at all of its testing sites without a doctor’s order. In order to ensure efficient operations, residents will be required to call the County’s COVID-19 hotline to make an appointment. Previously, tests at Baltimore County testing sites were only available to individuals with a doctor’s order. Baltimore County Health Officer Dr. Gregory …


Health, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County 15-year-old dies from COVD-19 complications

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—A Baltimore County teenager has died from complications associated with the novel coronavirus, marking what health officials say is the first pediatric COVID-19 death in the county. The girl has been identified as 15-year-old Daryana Dyson, according to WJZ. Dyson reportedly had symptoms of an inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 infection that has been documented in children in …


Baltimore County announces 4th COVID-19 testing site in Dundalk

DUNDALK, MD—Beginning on Monday, May 4, the Baltimore County Department of Health will open a fourth COVID-19 testing site at the Dundalk Health Center (7700 Dunmanway Baltimore, Maryland 21222) to help meet the need for expanded testing. The new clinic will offer 50 slots per day and will be the county’s second walk-up clinic, as well as the first County-operated …

Baltimore County to open drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic at Timonium Fairgrounds

TIMONIUM, MD—In an effort to keep pace with the demand for COVID-19 testing, the Baltimore County Department of Health will open a drive-through clinic to test patients who have a medical order from a healthcare provider. The clinic will be located at the Timonium Fairgrounds (2200 York Road, Timonium, Maryland, 21093) and will open on Thursday, April 16th. Testing will …

Baltimore County COVID-19 Press Conference: Town Hall Meetings Postponed, Coronavirus Hotline Launched [VIDEO]

UPDATE: All activities at Baltimore County senior centers have been suspended effective immediately. Activities organized by Baltimore County Recreation and Parks have been cancelled.  This article has been updated with other additions as released by Baltimore County officials. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials held a press conference on Thursday morning to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and …

Baltimore County officials encourage residents to dispose of unwanted medications on National Drug Take-Back Day

TOWSON, MD—On Saturday, October 26, Baltimore County officials are recognizing National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, a nationwide initiative organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to highlight safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs in communities, while raising awareness about the disease of prescription drug addiction. On National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, residents are encouraged …

Essex man sentenced to over 10 years in prison for robbing 3 stores, 3 banks

An Essex man is going to prison for robbing three stores and three banks. A judge on Tuesday sentenced Gregory George Branch, 42, to 130 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for three armed commercial robberies and three bank robberies. According to his plea agreement, on June 23 and July 3, 2015, Branch robbed a …