At Least 9 Of The 20 Largest Us School Districts Are Making Masks Optional For StudentsAs the new school year quickly approaches, at least nine of the 20 largest school districts in the US are making masks optional for students in school while another nine are requiring masks.
Carroll County Board Of Education Requests Gov. Hogan Rescind Mask Order For SchoolsIn a unanimous decision Monday, the Carroll County Board of Education approved a resolution requesting that Governor Larry Hogan adjust the state's indoor mask order to exclude schools. 
Why COVID-19 Face Masks Might Help Avoid Seasonal AllergiesCOVID-19 has changed the stigma around wearing face masks to protect against unwanted particles in the air that we might be breathing in.
Maryland Court Workers Barred From Wearing ‘Thin Blue Line’ MasksThe chief judge of Maryland District Courts has banned court employees from wearing face masks with the law enforcement symbol of the “thin blue line.”
Maryland Not Lifting Masking Orders 'Anytime Soon', Gov. Larry Hogan SaysGov. Larry Hogan said he doesn't see Maryland lifting any masking orders anytime soon.
As New COVID-19 Strains Pop Up, Some Stress Wearing Double Masks, Taking Vaccine As Soon As It's OfferedSome people have begun to wear two masks for double protection. Experts say that's not a bad idea, certainly in more crowded spaces-- and as doctors believe the new COVID-19 variants make the virus more contagious.
Baltimore Man Arrested After Refusing To Wear Mask In Glen Burnie Subway RestaurantA man is charged after he allegedly refused to wear a mask inside a Subway in Glen Burnie on Friday. 
Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh Sports Face Coverings From Route One ApparelWhile the Ravens were defeating the Titans in Nashville last Sunday, their coach was sporting a little something from home.
Police: Man Refuses To Wear Mask Properly At Arundel Mills, Threatens Employee With Gun After Being Asked To Fix ItPolice are searching for a man for a weapons violation after he threatened an employee, pushed down another after they both asked him to wear his mask correctly in an Arundel Mills Mall store.
President-Elect Joe Biden Wants To See Masks Mandated In All 50 States. While Maryland Already Requires Them, These States Don't.Biden's office has released plans that his administration intends to implement in the beginning of his term, and one is a national mask mandate "by working with governors and mayors."
President Trump's COVID-19 Diagnosis Inspired Almost A Quarter More Americans To Wear Mask, New Poll FindsOne in every five Americans recently polled say they're more likely to wear a mask now that President Donald Trump has tested positive for Covid-19.