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Maryland moves into Phase 1C of COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, opens eligibility to residents 65 and older

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday announced the beginning of Phase 1C of Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. Over 2 million Marylanders are now eligible for vaccines, including all residents age 65 and older. With eligibility for vaccines in Maryland at its highest level to date, the state continues to receive approximately 10,000 doses per day from the …


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Governor Hogan: Maryland to focus on healthcare workers, long-term care facilities, first responders in initial COVID-19 vaccine distribution [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As COVID-19 vaccination preparation moves forward across the country, Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday provided an update on Maryland’s plans to safely deliver and distribute effective vaccines. “Our team at the Maryland Department of Health has worked hard over the past eight months preparing plans to procure, distribute, and administer COVID-19 vaccines when they become available,” said Governor Hogan. …


Governor Hogan mobilizes medical staffing surge to fight COVID-19 uptick [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the State of Maryland continues to fight COVID-19, Governor Larry Hogan on Monday afternoon announced a series of actions to mobilize a medical staffing surge to prevent overburdening the state’s healthcare system. “The current surge is not only increasing the burden on our healthcare system and filling available hospital beds, but it is also affecting our healthcare workers …