Hospital Worker Quits As Maryland Vaccine Mandate Set To Take Effect; Baltimore City To Require Employee VaccinationsMore employers, both public and private, are mandating vaccines for their workers now that the Pfizer vaccine has been fully approved by the FDA. Everyone working in hospitals and nursing homes in Maryland must have their first dose by Sept. 1 or submit to regular testing.
Maryland 50th Lowest In COVID Positivity, Case Rates, Hogan SaysAs students head back into the classroom, we're continuing to see a spike in new COVID cases, but Gov. Larry Hogan said Maryland's fight against this virus is one of the best in the country.
Former Ravens Players In NFL Alumni Chapter Host COVID Vaccine Clinic SaturdayFormer Ravens players kicked off their first event of the NFL Alumni's new COVID-19 campaign Saturday. The goal is to encourage people to make the decision to protect themselves, their families and communities by getting vaccinated.
Baltimore Residents, Visitors Must Wear Masks Indoors Starting MondayMaryland’s coronavirus numbers continue to trend in the wrong direction. On Sunday, the state health department reported over 800 new cases, as the positivity rate surpassed 4 percent and hospitalizations rise.
Baltimore County To Hold Vaccine Clinics At Two High Schools This WeekMass COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held this week at two Baltimore County high schools, part of the county's effort to get students inoculated before the start of school on Aug. 30.
Back To Masks In Anne Arundel Co., Annapolis Government Buildings; Employees Must Choose Vaccination or Testing and Face Unpaid Suspension For Breaking MandateMasks must be worn in all Anne Arundel County government buildings including libraries and senior centers starting Thursday. The city of Annapolis also decided to align with the county.
EPA Approves Use of COVID-Fighting Antimicrobial Air Treatment Solution in MarylandThe Environmental Protection Agency added Maryland and three other states to the existing public health emergency exemption for the use of Grignard Pure, the only antimicrobial air treatment effective against COVID-19, Grignard Pure LLC said in a statement this week.
Health Officials Fighting Against COVID-19 Disinformation As Cases Rise & Efforts SlowConcerns surrounding COVID-19 disinformation have been growing.
Delta Variant Cases Doubling Every 2 Weeks In Maryland; Some Fear Return To RestrictionsMaryland is reporting more than 100 new Covid infections for the eighth straight day. One hundred fifty-five cases were confirmed Tuesday by the Maryland Department of Health, and doctors say they are fueled by dangerous strains targeting the unvaccinated.
Towson University, UM St. Joseph Medical Center Partner For Vaccine ClinicTowson University is partnering with the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center to offer free vaccine appointments specifically for the Towson University family.
Covid-19 Cases Fall To New Lows In The US As Unvaccinated Children Are A 'Vulnerable Host' For The Virus, Expert SaysAmericans are finally getting a breath of fresh air, as this summer is beginning to look like a time for not only soaking in the sun but also celebrating reopenings from the pandemic. But as the adult population gets inoculated, experts continue to draw attention to children who are not yet vaccinated.