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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall as positivity rates remain below 5%

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on  Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continue to fall as the state’s overall positivity rate remains below 5%. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, October 2, 2020, there have been 126,222 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 2,660,800 tests. …


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Maryland child care capacities restored as part of state’s Stage 3 recovery

BALTIMORE, MD—In tandem with the State of Maryland’s advancement into Stage 3 of Governor Hogan’s Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery, the Maryland State Department of Education on Thursday announced plans to move forward as outlined in “Maryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Child Care” and restore child care capacities. Child care providers can now able to return to teacher to …


Maryland child care moves forward as part of State’s overall Stage 2 recovery

BALTIMORE, MD—In tandem with the State of Maryland’s advancement into Stage 2 of Governor Hogan’s Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery, the Maryland State Department of Education is moving forward as outlined in “Maryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Child Care.” As additional family and center-based child care programs reopen, the state will transition away from unlicensed return to only authorizing …

Maryland education moves forward as part of state’s Stage Two recovery

ANNAPOLIS, MD—In tandem with the State of Maryland’s further advancement into Stage Two of Governor Larry Hogan’s Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery, the education community is moving forward as outlined in the recently updated “Maryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Education.” Informed by stakeholder input and an emphasis on equity, the second iteration of the plan addresses requirements for local …

MSDE develops new child care recovery plan, essential personnel child care expanded

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Department of Education announced on Wednesday the development of Maryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Child Care, a plan to continue and expand child care during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the state entered the first recovery stage, MSDE announced the immediate start of a transition phase for child care, expanding access to child care to include …