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Governor Hogan announces opening of three more Maryland COVID-19 vaccination sites in March [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the state will open three additional mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in March, giving Maryland at least one in each region of the state. The state’s vaccination rate hit a record high 35,730 shots per day. “The pace of daily vaccination is hitting a new high every day, a third safe and effective …


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Maryland to receive over $400 million in funding to support expanded COVID-19 testing, vaccination distribution

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday announced two upcoming actions by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide more than $22 billion in funding to states, localities, and territories in support of the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as directed by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act. The state …


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 …

CDC to award $631 million to 64 state, local jurisdictions in support of COVID-19 response

WASHINGTON, DC—The Department of Health and Human Services is announcing upcoming action by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide additional resources to state and local jurisdictions in support of our nation’s response to the 2019 novel coronavirus. Using funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020, CDC is awarding $631 million to …