COVID-19 in Maryland

Taking the Gospel of COVID-19 Safety to the Streets of Baltimore

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, Bishop Bruce Lewandowski has seen 36 members of his Baltimore congregation die and countless others...
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Sen. Hester: MSDE, Do More to Support Local School Districts During Pandemic

The following is an open letter to the Maryland State Board of Education Superintendent Karen B. Salmon, President Clarence C. Crawford and Vice President...

Regulators Tell Lawmakers of Telehealth Growth, Benefits, Pitfalls

Fewer Marylanders are having virtual appointments with their doctors than during this spring’s peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, but telehealth remains very popular, accounting...

Federal Rural Health Panel Offers Little Help for the Public on COVID-19

The pandemic is ripping through rural America, but the website for a federal advisory panel on rural health headed by former Kansas Gov. Jeff...

University System of MD. Joins State Health Info. Exchange to Improve Contact Tracing

To help improve contact tracing for students who have tested positive for COVID-19, the University System of Maryland announced Wednesday that it will join...

State Launches PR Blitz to Urge Marylanders to Get Their Flu Shots

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) has launched a statewide multimedia campaign, “Fight the Flu,” to encourage Marylanders to get flu shots as soon...

MVA Worker Is Third State Employee to Die From COVID-19, AFSCME Says

A union representing state workers said Tuesday that the death of a frontline Motor Vehicle Administration employee would not have happened if the state...

In Montgomery, Officials Talk Federal Stimulus, Revenues, and Education Reform Veto

State and local officials say the economic hit brought on the pandemic might not be as bad as originally expected ― so long as...

Marylanders’ Attitudes About Government’s COVID Response Vary By Demographic

Nearly half of all Marylanders have experienced financial hardship since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and people remain concerned that they or a...

Frank DeFilippo: Marylanders, Be Very Afraid of COVID — And Our Proximity to the...

Marylanders have every reason to be afraid of the coronavirus. They’re within spitting distance of the polluted Trump White House.Maryland stands at one corner...