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Registration opens for M&T Bank Stadium COVID-19 vaccination site

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that registration opened Monday morning for eligible Marylanders to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments at the state’s newest mass vaccination site, which opens this Thursday, February 25, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore City. “The opening of our next state-run mass vaccination site is another milestone toward ending this pandemic,” said Governor Hogan. “I …


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Maryland Departments of Health and Aging collaborate on vaccine outreach for vulnerable populations

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and the Maryland Department of Aging (MDOA) have announced a joint effort to promote access to vaccines through a telephone-based support line and appointment system that is designed to assist those without internet access. On Monday, the departments began contacting seniors directly to invite them to use the new COVID-19 Vaccination Support Center …


Baltimore County to receive over $15 million in funding to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced more than $123.2 million in funding to support Maryland’s local health departments, including resources for ongoing COVID-19 vaccination activities. This includes over $15 million that will be awarded to Baltimore County. “As the state begins mass vaccination, and continues to expand the distribution network of vaccinators, county health departments will play a critical …

Maryland to launch six mass COVID-19 vaccination sites

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon to update Marylanders on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Governor Hogan stated that, While the speed of vaccinations is increasing, supply from the federal government remains extremely limited. Maryland is only allocated roughly 10,000 doses per day for the 2 million people in Phase 1 of the state’s vaccination …

Governor Hogan announces additional steps to further expand COVID-19 testing for Marylanders

BALTIMORE, MD—As state health officials continue to call for caution and vigilance in the fight against COVID-19, Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced additional steps to further expand testing, including a new Maryland Department of Health directive instructing physicians to order a test for any individual who requests it, as well as additional testing site options. The governor also announced …

Maryland announces summer-friendly hours at COVID-19 testing sites

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced summer-friendly hours at many of the state’s COVID-19 testing sites. Beginning this week, state-operated testing sites at Six Flags America theme park and several other locations will provide testing from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on their days of operation. “As we move into Phase Two of our Roadmap to Recovery, summer-friendly testing …