Health, Politics, Sci-Tech, Sports

Maryland Department of Health to offer free, voluntary COVID-19 testing inside Oriole Park at Camden Yards during home games

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday announced a partnership with Oriole Park at Camden Yards to open a COVID-19 testing site inside the stadium. Beginning on Friday, the site will offer free PCR tests before and during all home games as part of an ongoing roll-out of more community focused COVID-19 testing opportunities statewide. Fans will also have …


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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 launches ‘Be Safe to Stay Safe’ public health, education initiative [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced the “Be Safe to Stay Safe” campaign, a public health and education initiative aimed at encouraging residents to properly wear masks and follow other key hygiene practices to slow the spread of COVID-19 and save lives. The campaign, which features Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman and five-time Pro Bowl player Calais Campbell, …

MLB Opening Day delayed at least 2 weeks

BALTIMORE, MD—Orioles fans are going to have to wait a little longer to see the team in action this year. Following a call with the 30 clubs, and after consultation with the Major League Baseball Players Association, Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. on Thursday announced that MLB had decided to suspend Spring Training games and to delay the start of …

State Highway Administration teams up with Baltimore Orioles to promote pedestrian safety

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is teaming up with the Baltimore Orioles to stress the importance of pedestrian safety to Maryland’s youngest commuters. “Ensuring the safety of students as they walk to and from school, to bus stops and through our neighborhoods is a priority,” said Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Acting Administrator …

Orioles ‘Birdland Caravan’ coming to White Marsh, Fallston in February

WHITE MARSH, MD—The Baltimore Orioles announced this week that the club’s ‘Birdland Caravan,’ a three-day winter tour, will take place from Friday, February 7, through Sunday, February 9, at multiple locations throughout the region. The weekend-long celebration of baseball will include meet-and-greets and happy hours with current and former Orioles players, top prospects, broadcasters, members of the front office, and …