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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 …


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Governor Hogan announces statewide actions to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday evening announced a series of actions to accelerate the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in the State of Maryland. “While the initial distribution of vaccines does offer a glimmer of hope, we still have a long way to go in this fight,” said Governor Hogan. “Distributing and administering vaccines throughout 2021 will be without question …


Governor Hogan renews COVID-19 State of Emergency declaration

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday continued to call for vigilance in the fight against COVID-19 as he issued an order renewing the current state of emergency in Maryland. “While Maryland’s positivity and case rates remain lower than most states in America, we are closely monitoring increases in some of our key health metrics as well as rising numbers in …

AG Frosh joins call for withdrawal of directive stripping CDC of control over coronavirus data

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday joined a multistate effort urging the Trump administration to withdraw its new reporting structure that prohibits hospitals from reporting COVID-19 data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and instead creates a system controlled by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The letter sent to HHS …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall, cases spiking in areas that remain closed

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday reported that there have now been close to 40,000 COVID-19 cases in Maryland. As of Monday morning, there have been 39,762 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. There have been 1,903 related deaths, 7,086 total hospitalizations, and 1,447 individuals …

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 …