Health Care

Pandemic

Hogan Orders Universal Testing in State Correctional Facilities, Expands Access to Supplies

 Maryland will begin universal COVID-19 testing at its prisons and juvenile detention centers, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) announced Wednesday.“Our state continues to...

COVID-19 Fallout Remains Unknown, Bankers and Regulators Say

The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting Maryland consumers, homeowners, business owners and insurance carriers in unprecedented ways, including some that can’t be quantified yet because...

Hogan: Appointment-Free COVID-19 Tests Start Thursday

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said Tuesday that the state now has the capacity and supplies to offer testing for free to Marylanders...

Advocates Confident of Override on Drug Board Funding

Citing strong backing from the Democrats who control the General Assembly, health care advocates expressed confidence on Monday that the legislature will overturn Gov....

Salisbury Mayor to Announce Relief and Recovery Plan 

First responders, renters, small business owners and others in the City of Salisbury will get relief under a plan Mayor Jacob R. Day is...

Sen. Cardin Seeks Dental Insurance Coverage for Americans Displaced by COVID-19

U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.) is seeking to add a provision in future COVID-19 legislation that would enable people who have lost their...

One by One, County Leaders Put Brakes on Hogan’s Reopening

Three weeks ago, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said a regional reopening of the state’s economy risked a spike in Maryland’s COVID-19 caseload.“You...

Md. Health Experts Offer Advice as House COVID-19 Panel Debuts With Partisan Squabbles

Top public health experts, including three from Maryland, warned lawmakers on Wednesday that testing and contact tracing efforts will need to be dramatically expanded...

Big Counties, Baltimore City Likely to Move Slowly After Hogan’s Partial Reopening

Because of strides Maryland has made in containing the COVID-19 outbreak, the state will lift its stay-at-home order on Friday, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan...

2020 Maryland Hospital Safety Grades Released

Several hospitals in Maryland received top grades for safety, while others didn't quite measure up, according to new spring 2020 ratings released by the...