Vaccinations For Younger Children Could Be Approved Next Month; The Latest On Outbreaks In Maryland Schools As 7 Children HospitalizedRight now, seven children in Maryland are hospitalized with Covid-19 including three in intensive care, and the push is on to vaccinate more adolescents aged 12 and older.
Health Officials Share Ways To Keep Children Safe This Holiday SeasonHalloween is right around the corner and before you know it the holidays will be here. Plenty of families are getting travel plans ready but the big question many have is how do u keep kids safe who are still unvaccinated?
COVID-19 In Maryland: Over 1,000 New Cases Reported, Key Metrics DeclineMaryland reported 1,069 new COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths, according to state health department data released Thursday morning.
'We Want Good Teachers': Local School Leaders Share Impacts Of Nationwide Teacher ShortageWJZ spoke with the superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools about the nationwide shortage and how it's impacting the district.
White House Details Plans To Vaccinate 28M Children Ages 5-11Children ages 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician’s office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school, the White House said Wednesday as it detailed plans for the expected authorization of the Pfizer shot for elementary school youngsters in a matter of weeks.
Maryland Congressman Says He Prescribes Ivermectin For COVIDA Maryland congressman who is a practicing anesthesiologist said on a radio show that he prescribed a medication typically used to treat parasites in livestock and humans as a treatment for COVID-19.
Harford County Executive Proposes Legislation To Extend Outdoor DiningHarford County Executive Barry Glassman proposed legislation that would extend outdoor dining, officials announced Wednesday.
Booster Shots Could Soon Be Recommended For People As Young As 40, Source SaysBooster protection could soon expand to a much broader population, as a source says the US government likely will soon recommend additional doses to people as young as 40 who received a Moderna or Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 In Maryland: 717 New Cases Confirmed, 22 New DeathsMaryland reported 543 new COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths, according to state health department data released Wednesday morning.
FDA Expected To Approve J&J, Moderna Covid Booster Shots, ‘Mix and Match’ DosesThe FDA is expected to give the green light this week to booster shots for those already vaccinated with Moderna and Johnson and Johnson—a huge step in protecting against breakthrough infections and waning immunity.
Baltimore County Releases New Opioid Overdose Data DashboardBaltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski released a new data dashboard to display detailed information about opioid overdose, both fatal and nonfatal, in the county.
Instead Of Quarantine For Covid-exposed Students, Some Schools Are Trying Test-to-stayThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now working with select school districts across the nation to evaluate the practice.
Study: Less Than 1% Of Defendants Whose Low-Level Charges Were Dropped By Mosby Went On To Commit More Serious CrimesThe authors of the study say the findings suggest drug- and sex-work-related offenses should be reconsidered as a public health problem rather than a criminal offense.
COVID-19 In Maryland: 543 Cases Reported, 14 New DeathsMaryland reported 543 new COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths, according to state health department data released Tuesday morning.
'It's Going To Be Within Our Capability' To Prevent Another Coronavirus Surge, Fauci SaysFauci does not think another spike in cases is inevitable.