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Governor Hogan announces statewide efforts to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias, Marylanders urged to exercise caution

For the latest Tropical Storm Isaias coverage, click here. ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the East Coast braces for Tropical Storm Isaias, Governor Larry Hogan announced on Monday that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to prepare for severe conditions. A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for most jurisdictions, in addition to several severe weather watches and warnings …


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MEMA urges preparedness as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Emergency Management Agency and affiliated state agencies are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Isaias as it heads toward Maryland. Even though the storm is currently not a hurricane, Marylanders should be prepared for potential flooding, tidal surge in low lying areas, and tropical storm force winds (greater than 39 miles per hour). READ MORE: Tropical Storm Warning now …


Blood drive to be held at White Marsh Mall next week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The American Red Cross needs the help of blood donors this summer to help ensure blood is available for patients in need. In partnership with the Red Cross, White Marsh Mall will hold a blood donation drive on Wednesday, July 15, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. To schedule a donation time, click here. White Marsh Mall is located …

Maryland law enforcement agencies partner with American Red Cross in blood drive effort

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Several Maryland law enforcement agencies are joining forces to assist the American Red Cross in encouraging the public to donate blood during the coronavirus pandemic. The push to donate blood is an effort by state law enforcement employees in Maryland who want to honor the memories of those Marylanders who lost their lives to COVID-19 and honor the service …

American Red Cross facing severe blood shortage due to coronavirus cancellations

BALTIMORE, MD—The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed now to donate to help patients counting on lifesaving blood. Individuals can schedule an appointment to give blood with the American Red Cross by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, using the Red Cross …

Harford County Sheriff’s Office to hold memorial blood drive in February

JOPPA, MD—The Harford County Sheriff’s Office will hold a memorial blood drive next month. The event is being organized in honor of the late Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey and Deputy First Class Mark Logsdon, both of whom were with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. Both officers were killed in the line of duty on February 10, 2016. The blood drive …