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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland reports more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations in single day

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan on Friday reported that the state set a new one-day record of more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday.  Maryland providers have now administered a total of 3.27 million doses. Approximately 78.5% of Marylanders over the age of 65 have received a vaccine. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip code …


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Governor Hogan announces accelerated COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for Maryland residents

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday afternoon announced the expansion and acceleration of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for all adults in the State of Maryland: Beginning on Tuesday, April 6, all Marylanders 16 and older will be eligible to get vaccinated at mass vaccination sites. By next Monday, April 12, all Marylanders 16 and older will be eligible to schedule appointments …


WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland reports record-high 76,590 new COVID-19 vaccinations in single day

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan on Friday reported that the state set a new one-day record of 76,590 COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday.  Maryland providers have now administered a total of 2,836,766 doses. According to the CDC, 40.7% of Marylanders 18 and older have now received at least one dose. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip …

Maryland Department of Health relaunches CovidCONNECT

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday relaunched its CovidCONNECT website, offering more streamlined access to comprehensive resources to support Marylanders who have firsthand experience with COVID-19. Through CovidCONNECT, users are able to find guidance and support from peers who share similar experiences and access resources to promote physical, emotional, and mental health. “As Marylanders continue to get vaccinated …

Governor Hogan announces extension of state health insurance special enrollment period until August 15

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Health Benefit Exchange on Friday announced that the state health insurance marketplace, Maryland Health Connection, will extend its current Coronavirus Special Enrollment Period. Uninsured Marylanders have the opportunity to enroll in health coverage now until Aug. 15. This deadline aligns with the federal special enrollment period extension announced by President Joe Biden for the …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland sets another one-day COVID-19 vaccination record

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the state set a new one-day record of 64,286 COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday.  Maryland providers have now administered a total of 2,422,963 doses. According to the CDC, 34.7% of Marylanders 18 and older have now received at least one dose. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip code reports can be …

Maryland to adopt new CDC distancing guidelines for K-12 schools

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The State of Maryland has announced that it will be adopting new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommending that, with universal masking in place, students should maintain a distance of at least three feet in classroom settings. “Every single Maryland student must have the opportunity to return to attending school in some form or fashion, …

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 …