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Eviction

Opinion: How Maryland Avoided an Eviction Tsunami

Rental assistance has contributed to the state’s decline in evictions. As programs speed up that assistance, eviction numbers should remain low.
Food

Council Finds COVID Worsened Food Insecurity in Md., Recommends Improvements

As grocery stores and restaurants shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of food-insecure Marylanders nearly doubled to more than one million.And the Maryland...

Hogan: All Md. Adults Now Eligible for a COVID Booster

All adults in Maryland can now receive a COVID-19 booster shot, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said Friday.Anyone 18 and older who got...
Lessons

Opinion: Learning Lessons to Protect Workers Through Pandemics

Marylanders for Food and Farmworker Protection says the state needs to create a preparedness plan for future infectious disease emergencies. The existing template in use today is inadequate.

Senators Concerned About Vaccine Equity Among 5- to 11-Year-Olds

Senators grilled Maryland Department of Health Secretary Dennis R. Schrader on Monday about the state’s plans for equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine among...

States, Cities Face Deadline for Proving How Quickly They’ve Helped Renters in Crisis

States, cities and counties that excelled at distributing emergency federal aid to renters struggling during the pandemic may soon be rewarded — with yet...

Federal Vaccine Rule for Private Businesses to Kick in on Jan. 4

Many private employers beginning in January will have to ensure their workers either are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or that they will undergo weekly...

Maryland Health Providers Can Now Offer COVID-19 Vaccines to Younger Children

Maryland health officials on Wednesday authorized health providers across the state to begin scheduling appointments to make the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine available to 515,000...

As CDC Panel OKs Vaccine for Younger Children, Answers to Questions on Dosage Levels,...

Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recommended giving Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to all kids ages 5 to 11, a decision...

If CDC Signs Off, COVID-19 Shots for Kids to Begin Later this Week

Within minutes of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s announcement Friday giving the green light to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 5 to 11,...