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Maryland State Fair closed Wednesday due to potential tornadoes from Ida, Flood Warning issued for Nottingham area

UPDATE: Governor Larry Hogan has directed MEMA to raise the state activation level and all Baltimore County Public Schools will dismiss three hours early on Wednesday. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—For those who were thinking about going to the Maryland State Fair on Wednesday, officials have announced that the fair will be closed on Wednesday due to potential tornadoes …


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Maryland administers over 7.5 million COVID-19 vaccines

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Saturday announced that the State of Maryland has officially surpassed the major milestone of administering more than 7.5 million COVID-19 vaccinations. To date, Maryland has reported 7,502,652 vaccinations. 80.6% of Marylanders 18 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. 94.5% of Marylanders 65 and older have received at least one …


Governor Hogan announces walk-ups now available at all Maryland mass COVID-19 vaccination sites

BALTIMORE, MD—At Wednesday’s meeting of the Board of Public Works, Governor Larry Hogan announced that, as part of the state’s “No Arm Left Behind” initiative, eligible Marylanders can now get vaccinated without an appointment at any of the state’s 13 mass vaccination sites. As of Wednesday, Maryland has reported 4,996,199 total vaccinations. According to official CDC data, 62.5% of Marylanders …

Governor Hogan announces six more mass vaccination sites in Maryland, Baltimore County site recognized as best in state [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the State of Maryland will open six more mass vaccination sites beginning in early April, doubling the number to 12 as the state prepares for a significant increase in vaccine supply from the federal government. “We have over 2,500 points of distribution and will grow by hundreds more to over 3,000, adding …

Baltimore County government offices to be closed on New Year’s Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health COVID-19 testing, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31. Modified …

Baltimore County to hold free flu vaccination weekend later this month

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Chief Administrative Officer Stacy Rodgers, and Health Officer Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch on Thursday announced the County’s plan to host a Super Weekend flu vaccination clinic at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. “As our fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic continues, it’s more important than ever to take precautions to protect yourself from …

Baltimore County offering online scheduling for free COVID-19 tests

TOWSON, MD—Beginning on Wednesday, Baltimore County residents can now quickly and easily reserve a slot online for free COVID-19 testing by visiting Baltimore County’s website. Appointments are currently available at both walk-up and drive-through sites for Thursday, June 4, through Tuesday, June 9, 2020. New dates will be added on Wednesdays each week. “Improving access to testing is important to …

COVID-19 testing without doctor’s order now available at Baltimore County sites

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County will now offer COVID-19 tests at all of its testing sites without a doctor’s order. In order to ensure efficient operations, residents will be required to call the County’s COVID-19 hotline to make an appointment. Previously, tests at Baltimore County testing sites were only available to individuals with a doctor’s order. Baltimore County Health Officer Dr. Gregory …