Officials Paint Bleak Picture Of How COVID-19 Surge Could Shape WinterResidents are gearing up -- some gearing down -- for a treacherous holiday season. 
Maryland School Districts Wrestle COVID-19 Protocols As Infection Rate SoarsA new surge in COVID-19 cases is causing school districts across the state to make some tough decisions as the Omicron variant takes its effect on Maryland's schools.
Maryland Pushes Boosters As Pfizer Says They’re Effective Protection Against Omicron; State Has Not Released New Case Data Due To CyberattackMore than 26,773 Marylanders have received their booster shots in the past 24 hours alone.
Hogan: Concern But No Need For Lockdowns In Maryland Over Dangerous Omicron Covid VariantThe Omicron variant — first discovered in South Africa — has 50 mutations, alarming health officials worldwide.
Why WHO Skipped Two Letters Of The Greek Alphabet In Naming OmicronAfter a new variant with the unwieldy scientific name of B.1.1.529 was discovered last week in South Africa, observers might have expected WHO to name it after the next Greek letter on the list: Nu.
To Avoid Covid, Here Are Four Questions To Ask Family And Friends Ahead Of Thanksgiving GatheringsIf you have concerns, experts say there are some important questions to ask to help weigh your risk.
COVID-19 Cases Are On The Rise With Thanksgiving Just Days AwayUnvaccinated people face a higher risk of testing positive for Covid-19 than fully vaccinated people do, and the gap is even greater in terms of risk of hospitalization or death.
How To Prepare For Another Winter Of Covid-19? Dr. Leana Wen Weighs InIs a surge inevitable? How should families think about the winter ahead? What can they do to prepare and get through this period safely?
Pediatrician Or Pharmacy? Expert Weighs In On How To Get A Covid Vaccine Appointment For Your ChildThe recommendation of the vaccine to children should be a cause for celebration, but it's understandable if parents still have questions, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on ABC's "Good Morning America" Wednesday.
Hogan: Decision To Vaccinate Children Up To Parents; Baltimore City, Neighboring Counties Announce Appointments, ClinicsThe state is initially getting about 180,000 child-sized doses, but Governor Hogan said the state expects further vaccine allotments in the coming weeks.
COVID-19 In Maryland: Over 4 Million Marylanders Fully VaccinatedMaryland reported 597 new COVID-19 cases and 16 new deaths, according to state health department data released Tuesday morning.