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COVID-19 in Maryland - page 3

In December, the state board approved an emergency regulation creating “off-ramps” to the mask mandate that has been in place since the beginning of the school year.

Marylanders who get a COVID-19 booster will be automatically entered to win a cash prize.

Row of medical vials and syringe. Glass bottles with a transparent potion on a light background

The Biden administration is preparing to ship COVID-19 vaccines to states, should the FDA approve an emergency use authorization for kids under 5.

Legislation would prohibit companies from boosting prices on essential goods or services more than 10% during or shortly after a state of emergency.

Parents hoping to vaccinate their young children against COVID-19 will need to be patient.

"Home of the Brave" sign outside of hospital

Current and former health officers told lawmakers about the threats they faced over public health decisions.

school hallway lockers

About 18,100 students from 29 public schools were taking classes virtually last week, as school systems deal with COVID-19 spikes.

Maryland will partner with universities on a study at nursing homes to determine whether residents should receive a fourth vaccine dose.


The findings of a new report on pandemic benefits and food insecurity, underscore the volatility in the daily lives of Marylanders.

For nearly six weeks, the Maryland Department of Health and its local government partners have struggled to recover from a cyberattack.