Local Cartoonist Barbara Dale Documents Pandemic Using Toilet Paper RollsBarbara Dale used the materials she had at hand to chronicle a year none of us will ever forget -- and the materials at hand just happened to be -- toilet paper rolls.
Delta Variant Cases Doubling Every 2 Weeks In Maryland; Some Fear Return To RestrictionsMaryland is reporting more than 100 new Covid infections for the eighth straight day. One hundred fifty-five cases were confirmed Tuesday by the Maryland Department of Health, and doctors say they are fueled by dangerous strains targeting the unvaccinated.
Queen Anne's County Announces Emergency Covid-19 Rental Assistance ProgramQueen Anne's County announced an emergency rental assistance program to help residents facing eviction related to the covid-19 pandemic.
Biden Administration Provides More Than $200K To Support Covid Response In Rural Areas In MarylandThe Biden Administration along with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Resources and Services announced on Tuesday that they have provided Maryland more than $200,000 to support Covid response in rural areas.
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine, Medical Center Joint Study Says U.S. Not Ready For Next PandemicAs the Covid-19 pandemic wanes in the United States, hospitals nationwide may not be prepared for the next pandemic, according to a new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Center. The study was published last month in the Journal of Healthcare Management.
TSA Screens 10.1M Between July 1-5 And Urges Travelers To Enroll in TSAPreCheckThe Transportation Security Administration screened more than 10.1 million travelers between July 1 and July 5, which is 83 percent of travel volume for the same five-day holiday period in 2019.
Baltimore City Schools Hosts State Of The District Address To Help Prepare For Upcoming School YearBaltimore City Public Schools hosted a State of The District Address this morning to help prepare for the upcoming school year. District leaders said the pandemic has not only highlighted some of the challenges but also its strengths.
With Tourism On The Rise, Businesses In Maryland Hope To Have A Better SummerTourism took a huge hit last year because of the pandemic but now with the restrictions now easing, locals are hoping to have a better summer.
US Births Fell During The Pandemic, CDC Data showsThe number of births in the United States fell by 4% last year, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the pandemic may have presented the "perfect storm" for accelerated declines.
Maryland School Systems Preparing For Upcoming School YearAs Maryland's covid numbers continue to improve, many schools now have to make up for the lost time.
Transportation Officials Urging Drivers To Be Responsible This Memorial Day WeekendMore than 700,000 Marylanders are gearing up to hit the road this Memorial Day Weekend, a 53 percent increase from this time last year. For some, this might be their first long-distance trip since the pandemic started.
UMMS Donates $4.6M Worth Of COVID-19 Equipment & Supplies To Southeast AsiaThe University of Maryland Medical System plans to donate more than $4.6M in COVID-19 equipment and supplies to countries in Southeast Asia.
Maryland Budget Official Outlines Billions In Pandemic AidMaryland is expecting to receive about $3.7 billion in federal pandemic relief "within the next week or so," a state budget official said Thursday during the first meeting of a state workgroup on pandemic-related spending.
Crocs Is Once Again Donating Its Shoes To Healthcare WorkersCrocs are once again stepping up to help healthcare workers during the pandemic.
Hogan Honors Child Nutrition Workers As School Nutrition HeroesGov. Larry Hogan recognized the work of Maryland's child nutrition programs' staff, many who have continued providing meals to children even as schools were closed throughout the pandemic, by proclaiming Friday School and Community Nutrition Hero Day.