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Governor Hogan announces acquisition of 250,000 rapid antigen tests from Becton Dickinson through compact with Rockefeller Foundation

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced the acquisition of 250,000 rapid point-of-care antigen tests, which will be deployed to nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, and correctional and juvenile detention centers across the state. The purchase makes Maryland, the founding member of the bipartisan interstate testing compact with the Rockefeller Foundation, the first state in the compact to move forward with …


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Governors of Maryland, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia announce partnership with Rockefeller Foundation for 3 million rapid antigen tests

UPDATE: Additional states have now joined the interstate compact – details here. Original story below… —— ANNAPOLIS, MD—Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced a major bipartisan interstate compact with The Rockefeller Foundation to expand the use of rapid point-of-care …