Prince George's County Expands Indoor Mask Mandate To Include Children Ages 2-5The indoor mandate previously applied to those over the age of five. Now, anyone two and over will need to mask up in indoor venues in the county, with exceptions for eating, drinking, and certain disabilities.
Maryland Based Company Creates Next Generation, CDC Approved, N95 MaskResearchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health are finding that COVID variants are more airborne and that's why it's not only important to wear a mask, but also how you wear your mask that's going to mask a difference.
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.
Group Of Parents Protest School Mask Mandate Outside Of County Council Meeting In Harford CountyHarford County parents saying no to the state-wide mask mandate and are now bringing their concerns to the County Council.
Most Americans Believe The Health Benefits Of COVID-19 Restrictions Are Worth The Costs, Polling ShowsUltimately, 62% say the public health benefits of restrictions are worth the cost, while 37% say they are not.
Masks Are Now Mandatory In Public Schools In Carroll CountyCarroll County schools will comply with the mask mandate, effective today, but not everyone is happy about it.
Masks Required In All Maryland Public Schools Effective Immediately After Hours Of Heated Debate, Divided VoteAfter more than four hours of heated debate, divided lawmakers passed a mask mandate by a 10 to 7 vote. It covers all students and staff in Maryland public schools.
New Masking Regulation Required For All Maryland Public SchoolsThe Maryland State Department of Education received approval of a statewide masking requirement for all public schools.
General Assembly Committee Approves Mask Mandate In Public SchoolsBy a vote of 10 to 7, a Maryland General Assembly committee approved a mask mandate for all Maryland public schools.
Maryland General Assembly Committee To Vote On Statewide School Mask MandateAs COVID cases rise and students return to the classroom, a General Assembly committee is getting ready to vote on the mask mandate for all Maryland public schools.
Maryland Lawmakers Schedule Hearing To Ratify School Mask MandateThe Maryland General Assembly on Friday announced plans to take up the state school board's proposed mask mandate for public schools.
Maryland Teacher On Leave After Refusing To Wear MaskA Maryland teacher said she was placed on leave after refusing to comply with a school mask mandate. Angela Harders, a special education teacher at Paint Branch High School, said she was taking a stand against forced masking, The Washington Post reported.
Maryland State Board Of Education Votes In Favor To Mandate Masks In Schools Maryland's State Board of Education announced that they voted in favor of mandating masks in schools this upcoming academic year.
Governor Hogan Blasts Vaccine Misinformation, Actions of Some Governors To Block Local Mask Mandates“Not only are they against it, but they’re mandating against it," Hogan said.
New Coronavirus Cases Among Young Marylanders Rise More Than 700% In One MonthDoctors in Maryland are seeing more young patients with COVID-19. New infections among people age 0 to 29 have increased more than 700 percent in the past month in Maryland, according to an analysis of Maryland Department of Health statistics.