Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

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 …


Family, Health, Politics

Governor Hogan announces launch of $72 million maternal, child health care initiative

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday, in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Health, announced the launch of a $72 million maternal and child health care transformation initiative aimed at improving related health disparities for Marylanders statewide. To support care transformation, Maryland’s Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) will provide $10 million in annual funding beginning July 1 for the …


Governor Hogan: Maryland to enter Phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that, based on the state’s accelerating vaccination rate and an anticipated increase in supply from the federal government, the State of Maryland will enter Phase 2 of its vaccine distribution plan early next week, for those who wish to receive it. The governor also announced a series of unique initiatives to ensure vaccine …