Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

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 …


Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

State officials release Maryland Vaccine Equity Task Force Operations Plan [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and Brigadier General Janeen Birckhead on Thursday announced the release of the Maryland Vaccine Equity Task Force Operations Plan (PDF) to ensure fair and equitable access to vaccines for hard-to-reach and underserved communities. They were joined by Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford. “We are announcing the very first vaccine equity operations plan in America to further …


Baltimore County announces Women’s History Month conversation series

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced a Women’s History Month conversation series, engaging three women leaders in a dialogue about the barriers they have faced, the successes they have achieved, and to renew a commitment to promoting a more equitable and inclusive County. “Women’s History Month provides an important opportunity to highlight the critical contributions women …

Registration opens for M&T Bank Stadium COVID-19 vaccination site

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that registration opened Monday morning for eligible Marylanders to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments at the state’s newest mass vaccination site, which opens this Thursday, February 25, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore City. “The opening of our next state-run mass vaccination site is another milestone toward ending this pandemic,” said Governor Hogan. “I …

State of Maryland launches outreach campaign to promote COVID-19 vaccine effort [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The State of Maryland on Friday launched its grassroots public outreach and equity campaign to promote vaccine confidence. The GoVAX campaign encourages all Marylanders to protect themselves, their families, and communities by getting vaccinated when they become eligible. A cross-section of trusted leaders, including Governor Larry Hogan and Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, launched the campaign on Friday morning during …

Maryland moves into Phase 1C of COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, opens eligibility to residents 65 and older

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday announced the beginning of Phase 1C of Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. Over 2 million Marylanders are now eligible for vaccines, including all residents age 65 and older. With eligibility for vaccines in Maryland at its highest level to date, the state continues to receive approximately 10,000 doses per day from the …

Governor Hogan visits Maryland National Guard troops at U.S. Capitol [PHOTOS]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday visited Maryland National Guard soldiers deployed at the U.S. Capitol, and received a briefing on security operations for the 59th Inaugural Ceremonies. “The State of Maryland will do everything we can to protect the transition of power, and we continue to work closely with allied law enforcement and federal partners to support the inauguration,” …

Governor Hogan announces expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for Marylanders 65 and older

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced expanded eligibility for all Marylanders 65 and over to begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines this month. The state will make 50,000 doses available next week to hospitals, county health departments, and federally qualified health centers to launch clinics focused on elderly populations. “A return to a sense of normalcy has been made possible by …