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Olszewski announces expansion of Baltimore County’s behavioral health crisis emergency services

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced plans to expand Baltimore County’s emergency crisis response programs to provide additional interventions to support residents experiencing behavioral health crises. “This pandemic has challenged all us in unimaginable ways and government must do all we can to provide thoughtful, informed, and compassionate service to our residents in need,” Olszewski said. “This expansion …


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Baltimore County officials hold COVID-19 memorial event

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday held a memorial service to honor those county residents who died with COVID-19 over the past year. Olszewski was joined by Health Officer Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch, County Council Chairman Julian Jones, and local faith leaders. The memorial event commemorated the recent anniversary of Baltimore County’s first COVID-19 death and to honor …


Governor Hogan announces six more mass vaccination sites in Maryland, Baltimore County site recognized as best in state [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the State of Maryland will open six more mass vaccination sites beginning in early April, doubling the number to 12 as the state prepares for a significant increase in vaccine supply from the federal government. “We have over 2,500 points of distribution and will grow by hundreds more to over 3,000, adding …

Baltimore County launches ‘Healing Starts Here’ COVID-19 vaccine education campaign

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced the “Healing Starts Here” campaign to educate residents about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine and how they can register to receive it. The campaign aims to increase public confidence among residents currently underrepresented on the County’s vaccine registry by enlisting the support of trusted voices — including athletes, …

Baltimore County Public Schools to allow competitive games to resume on March 12

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Competitive sports will soon be returning to Baltimore County Public Schools. County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday evening announced that BCPS will allow competitive games to resume on Friday, March 12th. “Baltimore County has consistently supported the safe return to play for our children,” said Olszewski. “After continued consultation with the Baltimore County Department of Health, BCPS will …

Baltimore County opens eastside COVID-19 vaccination center at CCBC

ROSEDALE, MD—Baltimore County has opened a third COVID-19 vaccination center at the Community College of Baltimore County – Essex campus.  The new clinic opened on Friday, February 26th. Fifth District Councilman David Marks recently pushed to have a vaccination center established on the east side of the county. “I have been supporting a nearby vaccination site, and am happy that …

Baltimore County to offer Uber rides to COVID-19 vaccine centers, provide mobile vaccines for homebound residents

UPDATE: In addition, an eastside vaccination center has opened at CCBC Essex. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced that Baltimore County will schedule and cover the cost of Uber rides for residents without other transportation options to ensure they can travel to COVID-19 vaccine clinic sites. In addition, the Baltimore County Department of …

Baltimore County government offices to close on Thursday, BCPS to remain virtual

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Government Offices will be closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021, due to the impending snowstorm. Emergency and essential employees must report . Department of Health COVID-19 testing and vaccine clinics are cancelled for Thursday and Friday. Those who had an appointment will receive an email with a new appointment date. Residents scheduled for trash pick-up on Thursday …