Smithsonian Museums Adjust Hours, Implement Procedures Against COVID-19The Smithsonian Museums in Washington have adjusted hours at some of their locations and implemented new procedures based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local governments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hogan Shares Plan To Protect Maryland's Seniors By Testing Nursing Home StaffGov. Larry Hogan has revealed a new plan to protect Maryland’s elderly residents by requiring staff, volunteers, and vendors who work at nursing homes across the state to take a COVID-19 test twice a week.
Anne Arundel Health Officer Extends Mask Mandate After Council Votes Down Executive's OrderAfter the Anne Arundel County Council voted not to renew a previous mask mandate Friday, the health officer created a new public safety order requiring masks both inside and outside where social distancing is not possible.
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Anne Arundel County Schools To Require Face Masks For All StudentsAll Anne Arundel County schools should implement universal masking requirements when they reopen this fall, the Anne Arundel County Health Department advised Wednesday.
Wegmans Asks Shoppers To Wear Face Masks, Even If Vaccinated For COVID-19Wegmans is encouraging all customers to wear face masks in its stores, regardless of vaccination status, the grocer announced Wednesday.
Following New CDC Guidance, Frederick County Schools To Mandate MasksThe day after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called for a return to face coverings in schools, Frederick County Public Schools administrators announced Wednesday that all students and staff will have to wear masks inside school buildings for the start of the year.
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.