Mayor Scott Remains In Quarantine After Testing Positive For COVID-19; Contact Tracing Efforts UnderwayMayor Brandon Scott remains in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 Monday morning. The mayor’s office said he feels OK, he's continuing to work remotely from home.
Anne Arundel County Health Department Recommends Shortening Quarantine Time For Fully Vaccinated Students And School StaffThe Anne Arundel County Health Department on Thursday said it is recommending fully vaccinated students and school staff who are asymptomatic will not have to quarantine after a close contact, in accordance with new CDC guidelines.
Rate Of BMI Increase In Children Nearly Doubled During Pandemic, Study FindsThe increase was especially high in younger children and those with obesity.
As Schools Reopen, Experts Say Quarantines Are Still Necessary To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19Millions of children are back in the classroom for the new school year, but most aren't vaccinated yet. With children now accounting for more than a quarter of weekly COVID-19 cases nationwide, many communities are turning to a familiar public health tool: quarantines.
Baltimore City Public Schools Expands Vaccine Requirements To Student-AthletesFollowing a spring announcement that all school-based staff must be vaccinated or submit to weekly testing for COVID-19, Baltimore City Public Schools on Wednesday expanded its protocols to include student-athletes and all other staff.
16 Residents At Baltimore Residential Reentry Center In Quarantine After Covid ExposureA resident of the Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolinas' Residential Reentry Center in Baltimore tested positive Monday for Covid-19. That resident and 15 others who had close contact with the resident and shared the same facilities are in quarantine for the next 10 to 14 days, according to a VOACC statement.
Several Quarantining After Positive COVID Case Reported At Baltimore City SchoolsSeveral people are quarantining after positive coronavirus cases were reported at one Baltimore City school and a possible COVID exposure was reported at another.
COVID Latest: Maryland Lifts Quarantine Restrictions On Out-Of-State Travel, Testing Strongly EncouragedMaryland will lift quarantining requirements for residents who travel out-of-state starting Friday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday.
COVID-19 Latest: Anne Arundel County Revises Quarantine RecommendationsThe Anne Arundel County Health Department is revising its recommended quarantine period.
14-Day Quarantine Is Still Best Before Seeing Loved Ones For The Holidays, Dr. Leana Wen SaysAs coronavirus surges across the United States in the aftermath of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, experts predict there will be an exponential growth in infections and deaths as the country heads into the December holidays.
How To Guard Against Seasonal Affective Disorder In The Pandemic's Winter MonthsSeasonal affective disorder could hit particularly hard this year, especially after months of social distancing and limited contact with family or large groups.
31 States, Including Maryland, Now On New York, Connecticut, New Jersey Quarantine List As COVID SpikesResidents from 31 states must now quarantine for 14 days when arriving in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, as dozens of states experience rising positive COVID-19 rates.
Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Issued In Cecil, Harford CountiesThe Maryland Department of Agriculture issued a spotted lanternfly quarantine Monday in Cecil and Harford counties.
Cruise Ship Quarantined Due To Measles OutbreakA cruise ship with 300 on board is under quarantine in St. Lucia because of a possible measles outbreak. A female crew member tested positive for the virus and is now in isolation.
Western Maryland Hospital Imposes Quarantine To Contain FluA hospital in Hagerstown has imposed a quarantine to contain several patients infected with the influenza virus.