Maryland Updates Data On Staff Vaccinations At Nursing HomesSix facilities did not submit sufficient data, the health department said.
Over 99% Of Eligible Montgomery County Residents Vaccinated Against COVID-19The next highest vaccinated county by the same metric is Howard County at 93.7%.
New Pill Could Reduce Risk of Hospitalization, Death From COVID-19, But Experts Say Vaccines Remain Best ToolTheir study shows the pill has cut the risk of hospitalization or death from COVID-19 in at-risk patients by 50%. Still, doctors continue to stress vaccines remain the number one tool in the fight against COVID-19.
'Every One Of Those Deaths Is Unnecessary,' Expert Says Of Rising COVID-19 US Death Toll As Tens Of Millions Remain Unvaccinated
CDC Urges People Who Are Pregnant Or Thinking Of Becoming Pregnant To Get COVID-19 VaccineAccording to CDC data, more than 125,000 pregnant people have had confirmed cases of COVID-19 through Sept. 27, resulting in 22,000 hospitalizations and 161 deaths. Twenty-two of those deaths occurred in the month of August, the agency said.
COVID-19 In Maryland: Cases Jump Over 900, Positivity Rate Remains Flat
95% Of Maryland Seniors Have Received At Least One Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine, Hogan SaysMaryland has given at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to 95% of the seniors in the state, Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Tuesday.
Maryland Reports Nursing Facilities With Highest & Lowest Staff Vaccination Rates After Vaccine Mandate Goes Into EffectFifteen nursing homes in the state are at 100 percent staff vaccination.
After Release Of New Guidelines, MD Updates Data On Staff Vaccinations At Nursing HomesToday's update comes five days after the state health department instituted new guidelines requiring caretakers and staff at nursing homes and congregate living facilities to get their first shot by Sept. 1. Those who don't will face regular testing and health screenings.
Maryland Reaches Vaccination Goal, But The Fight Against COVID-19 Is Not Over YetMaryland has reached its goal of vaccinating 80% of the population against COVID-19 before Labor Day. But the fight against this virus is not yet over.
BIRD IMMUNITY: Orioles Coaches, Players Won't Need To Wear Masks In Dugouts After Team Reaches 85% Vaccination RateThe Baltimore Orioles will be able to loosen some covid-19 restrictions during Wednesday's game.
Maryland Has Fifth-Highest Child Flu Vaccination Rate In US, Study FindsMaryland is one of the top states when it comes to vaccinating children for the flu, a study from insurance comparison website QuoteWizard found.