Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Olszewski announces effort to provide nursing homes with additional PPE

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In an effort to better assist state nursing homes that are having difficulty acquiring personal protective equipment (PPE) to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced that the county will make additional supplies available directly to state-regulated long-term care facilities across Baltimore County. This effort will supplement existing processes for long-term care facilities …


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Parkville Carney Business Association donates meals, face shields to healthcare workers at St. Joseph Medical Center

CARNEY, MD—The Parkville Carney Business Association stepped up in a big way to recognize Healthcare Heroes Week. On Wednesday morning, the PCBA donated 100 meals, several face shields, and many bottles of hand sanitizer for frontline healthcare workers at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. The meals were prepared by the Charcoal Grill located on Old Harford …


Frosh urges Trump administration to protect health of U.S. meat, poultry workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday led a coalition of 20 attorneys general in calling for President Donald Trump to take immediate action to ensure the health and safety of meat and poultry processing plant employees, who have been deemed essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 28, President Trump signed an Executive Order invoking the …

Governor Hogan announces resumption of elective medical procedures, broadening of outdoor activities [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As Maryland continues preparations to begin Stage One of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery,’ Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the resumption of elective medical procedures and the broadening of permitted outdoor activities under the state’s Stay at Home order. These directives have the unanimous support of the Maryland Coronavirus Recovery Team, including leading doctors and public health …

Governor Hogan provides update on PPE supply, building block of recovery plan

ANNAPOLIS, MD —Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday provided an update on the State of Maryland’s supply of personal protective equipment, and announced that the state has launched the Maryland Manufacturing Network Supplier Portal, an online platform that helps connect Maryland suppliers with buyers in need of critical resources. Increasing Maryland’s supply of PPE is one of the four building blocks Governor …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 cases surpass 24,000 as curve continues to flatten

UPDATE: For the latest zip code report, click here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health reported on Saturday that there have now been over 24,000 COVID-19 cases in Maryland. In better news, close to 1,600 patients have been released from isolation and there have been over 101,000 negative test results.  According to this data, “the curve” …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Baltimore County COVID-19 cases top 3,000

UPDATE: For the latest zip code report, click here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health reported on Friday that there have been over 3,000 COVID-19 cases in Baltimore County.  In better news, over 1,500 patients have been released from isolation and there have been over 97,000 negative test results. As of Friday morning, there have been …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 death tolls surpasses 1,000; over 1,400 released from isolation

UPDATE: For the latest zip code report, click here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health reported on Thursday that there have been over 1,000 COVID-19 related deaths in the state.  In better news, over 1,400 patients have been released from isolation and there have been over 92,000 negative test results. As of Thursday morning, there have …