Health, Weather

Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 testing, vaccination sites to be closed Monday due to inclement weather

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health has announced that many COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites will be impacted on Monday by the incoming winter storm. Residents should verify the operating status of any site before visiting. Contact information for sites across the state can be found in the listings at https://COVIDtest.Maryland.gov and https://COVIDvax.Maryland.gov. The following state-run sites will be closed …


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Maryland Department of Health to open new COVID-19 testing sites in Bel Air, Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that the Maryland Department of Health will open two new COVID-19 testing sites on New Year’s Eve to support increased demand. The sites will be located at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health in Bel Air and at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. “This morning, I held another call of our multi-agency …


Weekend waterspout caught on film near Chesapeake Bay Bridge [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—A wild weather phenomenon was caught on video in Maryland over the weekend. At just before 3 p.m. on Saturday, Tessa Gunnell captured amazing footage of a waterspout while crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. In the video, the waterspout can be seen spinning and kicking up spray, and at one point there almost appears to be a second vortex. …

National Weather Service: Ida spawned 21 tornadoes along destructive path

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has confirmed that Ida spawned a total of 21 tornadoes as the powerful storm swept across the U.S. this week. The system generated one EF-3, three EF-2s, seven EF-1s, and ten 10 EF-0s. In Maryland, three tornadoes have been confirmed…an EF-2 in Anne Arundel County (Annapolis) that was on the ground for 11.5 miles, an …

NWS confirms EF-2 tornado hit Annapolis, EF-0 tornado hit Edgemere

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in Maryland on Wednesday. The powerful storms touched down as Tropical Depression Ida swept through Maryland. Officials say an EF-2 tornado hit the Annapolis area on Wednesday. The twister packed 125 mph winds and was on the ground from 2:00 p.m. to 2:23 p.m. EDT. It had a …

Annapolis tornado caught on video, local damage reports still coming in

BALTIMORE, MD—Damage reports are still pouring in after Tropical Depression Ida swept through Maryland on Wednesday. A confirmed tornado swept through portions of Annapolis and Edgewater, destroying homes, schools, buildings, and more. Multiple tornado warnings were issued for parts of Baltimore County as well. Maryland State Police say they responded to over 92 crashes on Wednesday. Photos and video of …

Maryland administers over 7.5 million COVID-19 vaccines

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Saturday announced that the State of Maryland has officially surpassed the major milestone of administering more than 7.5 million COVID-19 vaccinations. To date, Maryland has reported 7,502,652 vaccinations. 80.6% of Marylanders 18 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. 94.5% of Marylanders 65 and older have received at least one …

Governor Hogan receives COVID-19 vaccine [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan received their COVID-19 vaccines on Monday morning. Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford also received his vaccine at the State House in Annapolis. Maryland’s leaders received their first dose Moderna vaccine on Monday. “Getting vaccinated is the only way to keep you, your family, your friends, and your community healthy and safe, and …