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New COVID-19 guidelines announced for Baltimore County parks effective Tuesday, November 17

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the state of Maryland, officials with the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks have announced new guidelines which will go into effect on Tuesday, November 17. The new guidelines include deploying Social Distance Ambassadors to all park, limiting outdoor groups to 25 people or less, and monitoring the use of appropriate …


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Governor Hogan announces $70 Million in new investments, relief amid COVID-19 pandemic

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced the commitment of $70 million in new investments for initiatives to protect the health, safety, and well-being of Marylanders during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The $70 million of new investments I’m announcing today will help us to protect the health and safety of even more Marylanders,” said Governor Hogan. “Unfortunately, we have more tough …


Governor Hogan announces new dining, gathering restrictions [VIDEO]

UPDATE: Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski has issued the following statement: “Statewide solutions remain the most effective public health actions, and I support the governor’s actions to protect the health of all Marylanders.  Baltimore County remains prepared to enforce these orders and do whatever we need to do to protect our residents from this disease.” Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, …

Olszewski announces new funds to support public schools, expand restaurant support

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday provided an update on Baltimore County’s ongoing response to the pandemic, announced new support for public schools as they prepare for an eventual safe return to in-person instruction, and provided details on new efforts to expand direct relief for restaurants. “As the weather turns colder and people are spending more time indoors, it …

Baltimore County launches ‘Be Safe to Stay Safe’ public health, education initiative [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced the “Be Safe to Stay Safe” campaign, a public health and education initiative aimed at encouraging residents to properly wear masks and follow other key hygiene practices to slow the spread of COVID-19 and save lives. The campaign, which features Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman and five-time Pro Bowl player Calais Campbell, …

Governor Hogan closes term as National Governors Association chairman [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Wednesday, Governor Larry Hogan officially closed his term as chairman of the National Governors Association during the nonpartisan organization’s 2020 summer meeting, which was held virtually and included more than 40 of the nation’s governors. Governor Hogan announced that through this national infrastructure initiative, Foundation for Success, he is establishing and funding a legacy position at NGA dedicated …

Maryland Department of Health to distribute masks at various COVID-19 test sites throughout the summer

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday announced that it will distribute free masks for Marylanders who visit state-run COVID-19 test sites at specified dates and locations throughout the summer, starting at the Baltimore Convention Center COVID-19 testing site on Wednesday, July 29 at 8 a.m. The free mask events are part of the #MasksOnMaryland campaign to encourage all …

Baltimore County announces $400,000 in grant awards to community organizations to enhance local COVID-19 response

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County and the Baltimore Community Foundation on Tuesday announced that 50 local community-based organizations have received grants totaling $400,000 from the Baltimore County COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund in a collaborative effort to promote public health and support the County’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. “County government is working around the clock to respond to this crisis, …