How To Avoid Heat-Related Illness This Blistering WeekendMarylanders are reminded to never leave children or pets in a car for any amount of time during hot weather — even if the windows are cracked.
COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations Surpass 400, Positivity Rate Above 8%For the first time since February, there are more than 400 Marylanders hospitalized with COVID-19, according to data released Tuesday by the Maryland Department of Health.
Maryland Department Health Issues Guidance In Light Of Baby Formula ShortageIn the face of a nationwide baby formula shortage, the Maryland Department of Health is advising families to keep in close contact with their child's health care provider and encouraging residents to see if they're eligible for WIC benefits.
Gov. Hogan Signs Bills To Shore Up Maryland's CybersecurityGov. Larry Hogan signed measures to strengthen cybersecurity in state and local governments in Maryland on Thursday, after lawmakers approved legislation and big investments this year to protect vital systems against cyberattacks.
Learn The Signs Of Maternal Mental Health Conditions This Mental Health Awareness MonthThe Maryland Department of Health encourages Marylanders to learn the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions pregnant women may experience
COVID-19 In Maryland: 1,845 New Cases Reported, Hospitalizations Increase To 252The seven-day positivity rate for COVID-19 dipped slightly to 5.99%. According to the CDC's COVID-19 Community Levels, all 24 jurisdictions in Maryland still have a "Low" rate of transmission.
Maryland Records 1,900 New COVID-19 Cases For The First Time Since FebruaryFor the first time in three months, Maryland reported more than 1,900 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, according to the latest round of data provided by the state Department of Health.
With Abortion In Jeopardy, Minority Women Have Most To LoseWomen of color in states with restrictive abortion laws often have limited access to health care and a lack of choices for effective birth control, advocates say.
Howard County Investing $2.1M To Expand Student Access To Mental Health ResourcesHoward County will use $2.1 million to expand mental health services in its public school system, which educates a total of nearly 58,000 students.
Maryland Reports 1,000 New COVID-19 Cases For Second Consecutive DayFor the second time in as many days, Maryland reported more than 1,000 new COVID-10 cases on Friday.
State Health, Environment Departments Advise Residents To Avoid Contact With Back River Water Following ContaminationMarylanders are advised not to swim or wade into the Back River or drink water from it. Anyone who accidentally comes into contact with the water should wash with soap and water as soon as possible, state officials said.
Hopkins Brings Back Mask Mandate Amid Uptick In COVID-19 CasesJohns Hopkins University is bringing back its indoor mask mandate after dozens of students tested positive for COVID-19 after spring break.
Maryland Man Accused Of Killing Pharmacist Brother In Rampage Ruled Incompetent To Stand TrialA Howard County judge has found Jeffrey Burnham—the 47-year-old Cumberland man accused of killing his brother, sister-in-law, and an elderly family friend—incompetent to stand trial.
Baltimore City Health Department Unveils Overhauled COVID-19 DashboardThe Baltimore City Health Department on Thursday unveiled an update to its COVID-19 dashboard, based on feedback from the community and public health experts.
Maryland Zoo Closes Aviaries, Moves Birds Indoors To Head Off Avian FluStop by the Maryland Zoo sometime soon and you'll likely notice a conspicuous change: some of the birds are missing from their habitats.