Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger Flags Skyrocketing Claims Of Passport DelaysMillions of Americans trying to travel abroad are now desperate to get a passport.
CDC: Coronavirus Delta Variant Contagious As Chickenpox; Maryland Daily Cases 6 Times Higher Than 6 Weeks AgoThe Maryland Health Department reported 526 new COVID-19 cases Friday. It's the second consecutive day of more than 500 new coronavirus cases. The good news, no new deaths were reported Friday.
Howard County Schools Will Require Masks For Students, Staff And VisitorsHoward County public schools will require masks for all students, staff and visitors in school buildings during the 2021-2022 academic year, effective immediately, Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano announced on Friday.
St. Agnes Hospital Will Require Employees To Be VaccinatedSt. Agnes Hospital will require its employees to get covid-19 vaccinations. 
Baltimore County Schools Will Require ‘Universal Masking,’ Maryland Ranks Third Nationally In Vaccinations Among Ages 12-17Baltimore County Public Schools announced that they will require masking for students, staff and visitors for the 2021-2022 school year. The order for masks to be worn on busses will also continue.  
COVID-19 In Maryland: As Delta Variant Spreads, Johns Hopkins and City Health Officials Try to Help More Baltimoreans Get VaccinatedFive more Marylanders have died as a result of the coronavirus as 505 new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday, according to the Maryland Health Department.
Emergent Biosolutions To Resume Production Of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 VaccineThe FDA announced that they will allow Emergent Biosolutions to resume production of the Johnson and Johnson covid-19 vaccine on Thursday.
COVID-19 Latest: DC Renews Indoor Mask Mandate In Public Spaces Regardless Of Vaccination Status As Delta Variant Continues To Fuel CasesDC Mayor Muriel Bowser is renewing the indoor mask mandate in public spaces starting at 5 a.m. Saturday, regardless of vaccination status.
Biden Unveils Federal Worker Vaccine Requirement As He Adopts Tougher Approach To Get Unvaccinated Americans VaccinatedPresident Joe Biden, who for months used techniques like public service announcements to persuade Americans to get vaccinated, feels he has struck a "brick wall" in convincing holdouts to get shots, according to people familiar with his thinking. In private meetings with top aides, Biden has raised one question repeatedly: "What's the problem?"
Covid-19 Linked To Cognitive Decline, Acceleration Of Alzheimer's-like Symptoms, Research Finds
These DC Companies Are Insisting On Covid-19 Vaccines For Their EmployeesAfter months of encouraging employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19, companies are beginning to take a harder line and roll out mandates — a dramatic escalation of Corporate America's approach to halting the spread of the virus.