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Select BCPS high schools to offer COVID-19 vaccines beginning Monday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools and the Baltimore County Department of Health will offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for BCPS high school students aged 16 and above, their family members, and interested school staff. Vaccines will be offered as early as Monday, May 10, at high schools with school-based wellness centers, and as early as Wednesday, May 19, at other selected …


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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 …


Winter weather across the country affects federal vaccine shipments to Maryland, other states

BALTIMORE, MD—Health officials say severe winter weather across the United States is affecting the federal government’s shipments of COVID-19 vaccines to providers in Maryland and other states. This may have a significant impact on providers’ ability to hold clinics as scheduled. The Maryland Department of Health has directly shared with local leaders and vaccine providers the following updates from CDC …

Golden Ring Middle School nurse featured in Maryland webinar on successful teleworking [VIDEO]

ROSEDALE, MD – A new Maryland Health Care Commission webinar features two Baltimore County Public Schools school nurses. The hourlong webinar, “Leveraging Technology to Meet Student Needs During COVID-19 and Beyond,” provides tips and resources for school nurses to support working with students and their families in a virtual environment. The presenters are Kristy Gorman, president of the Maryland Association …

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in Maryland this week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was granted emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday, has begun shipping to recipients in Maryland. Maryland’s total allotment now includes more than 191,000 total doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Phase 1A of Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccination plan focuses on front …

Governor Hogan reactivates National Guard as Maryland begins COVID-19 vaccinations [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday afternoon announced the reactivation of the Maryland National Guard to support state and local health officials in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines statewide. “With vaccine distribution now beginning in our state, we have finally reached a turning point. We are able to see the sun rising on the horizon—even if that horizon may still …