Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Governor Hogan declares 30-day state of emergency, activates Maryland National Guard to respond to COVID-19 surge [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday declared a 30-day state of emergency to take urgent short-term actions to combat the current COVID-19 surge and mobilized 1,000 members of the Maryland National Guard to assist state and local health officials with the ongoing pandemic response. On Tuesday, Maryland hit a record high 3,057 COVID-19 hospitalizations, which is an increase of more …


Events, Sci-Tech

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing January 4 – 7

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct firing tests this week. The base will be testing from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4 and from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. from January 5 – 7. Noises may be heard in some areas off the installation. These operations are not …


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 …

Gov. Hogan on rising hospitalizations: ‘This is not March 2020, use common sense’

ANNAPOLIS, MD—With Maryland surpassing 2,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide, Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday provided Marylanders with an update regarding ongoing emergency actions: “As we have been projecting, our statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations have now reached record levels and surpassed 2,000. “With hospitalizations and deaths our primary focus, we have already taken a number of emergency actions in preparation for this surge. …

Governor Hogan announces actions to ramp up COVID-19 testing, $100 million in emergency funding to address Maryland hospital staffing needs [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday afternoon announced a commitment of $100 million in emergency funding to address urgent staffing needs at Maryland hospitals and nursing homes, as well as a series of actions to further ramp up the availability of COVID-19 testing across the state. The governor was joined virtually for today’s announcements by Dr. Ted Delbridge, executive director …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing on December 18

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct testing on Saturday, December 18, 2021. The base will be testing from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Noises may be heard in some areas off the installation. These operations are not hazardous to residents in surrounding communities and are “integral to ensuring continued readiness of …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing on Monday

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct testing on Monday. The base will be testing from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Noises may be heard in some areas off the installation. These operations are not hazardous to residents in surrounding communities and are “integral to ensuring continued readiness of service members,” according …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing on Monday

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct testing on Monday. The base will be testing from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Noises may be heard in some areas off the installation. These operations are not hazardous to residents in surrounding communities and are integral to ensuring continued readiness of service members. If, …