Baltimore County Urges People To Get Vaccinated With Super Weekend Flu ClinicThe flu season is fast approaching and health officials are warning of a possible "Twindemic" of both COVID-19 and the flu, especially during the winter months, making vaccination against both diseases more important than ever.
US Covid-19 Rates Are Declining, But Colder Weather Could Mean The Delta Wave Still Has Months To Go, Expert SaysThis Delta variant could be the last major surge of the Covid-19 pandemic, but now is not the time for the US to grow complacent as it has yet to run its course, an expert said.
The Rate Of Covid-19 Cases Is Dropping Nationally But Rising In These 5 StatesThe big picture for Covid-19 in the US is looking a little brighter as new infections and hospitalizations decline.
Almost 9,000 Vaccinated Marylanders Get Additional Shots Since Approval of Pfizer BoosterIn Maryland, 60,624 fully vaccinated people have gotten an additional dose of vaccine. That is up by 8,920 shots since Friday when the state and the CDC approved Pfizer boosters for those older than 65, those with serious health conditions and those with jobs that put them at risk.
Maryland Residents Starting To Get Booster Shots After CDC AnnouncementAs the Delta variant continues to fuel a rise in COVID-19 cases, Pfizer booster shots are now going into some arms of Marylanders following the CDC’s stamp of approval on Friday.
It's Far From Over, But Delta Coronavirus Wave Might Be The Last Major Wave Of Infection, Former FDA Commissioner Says"I think this Delta wave may be the last major wave of infection, assuming nothing unexpected happens, (such as getting) a variant that pierces the immunity offered by prior infection (and) by vaccination," former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNN Thursday.
The Pace Of First COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Is The Slowest In Two Months, CDC Data Shows, Worrying Health Professionals As Flu Season ApproachesThe pace of people getting first doses of Covid-19 vaccines is the slowest it has been since July 23, according to data released Wednesday from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Maryland Faces One Of Its Worst Nursing Shortages In History, Health Officials SayHealth officials are calling it one of the worst nursing shortages in Maryland’s history.
Researchers From University Of Maryland's School Of Public Health Find COVID-19 Variants Are Becoming More AirborneA new study from the University of Maryland finds COVID variants are actually more airborne.
More Than 1,000 Students In Quarantine In Anne Arundel County; County Executive Supports Vaccine Mandate For All StudentsAnne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman praised the county’s public schools for mandating all teachers, support staff and high school student-athletes get vaccinated or tested weekly by November 22nd.
Shortage In COVID Testing Kits Driving Up Lab-Based DemandA shortage of COVID-19 rapid tests continues nationwide, including at many stores in Maryland.
School Bus Driver Shortage Continues To Impact MarylandAll across the United States, there's a shortage of school bus drivers. The issue is so severe, even the youngest riders notice it.
90% Or More Staff At Least Partially Vaccinated At 91 Maryland Nursing FacilitiesNinety-one skilled nursing homes and congregate facilities statewide have gotten at least 90 percent of their staffs partially or fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?Students are back in school and scientists along with doctors are trying to get a handle on how the pandemic is being tracked as large numbers of kids are congregated in school buildings.
Homecoming And Indoor Pep Rallies Are Canceled In Baltimore County After Concerns Of COVID AriseAcross the region, a potential spike in COVID-19 is already disrupting the normal functions of hospitals and schools.