Education, Health, Sci-Tech

University of Maryland Medical System workers receive COVID-19 vaccine [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—Five University of Maryland Medical System frontline healthcare workers – two physicians, a nurse, a respiratory therapist and an environmental service worker – received COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines on Monday as the System begins the process of vaccinating staff members throughout the organization. UMMS received one tray of 975 vaccine doses and is in the process of allocating doses across …


Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Maryland Department of Health expands #MasksOnMaryland campaign

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday announced the expansion of its #MasksOnMaryland campaign, with new media and social components to debut this week in English and Spanish. The campaign, which initially launched on June 25 and encourages Marylanders to use face coverings in public places, is now expanding—even as evidence continues to mount indicating that cloth masks are …