A Discussion on the Federal Response to COVID-19 with Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen

Cardin Van Hollen introduction
On April 21, 2020, the Greater Baltimore Committee hosted a discussion with Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen on the federal legislative response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the impacts on business. Continue reading

GBC and GBC Health Care Committee host Hopkins COVID-19 Briefing

Hopkins COVID-19 briefing
The discussion included a welcome and introduction by Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels who provided an overview of Hopkins' role in the national COVID-19 response. Continue reading

BBJ: BGE, Constellation donate $1M toward coronavirus relief organizations

The money is part of more than $5 million in donations in total by Exelon and its family of companies nationwide to relief organizations supporting communities impacted by the spread of the coronavirus. Continue reading

Chase Brexton launches COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to support patient care, establish telehealth capability

Seeking to better meet patient needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, Chase Brexton Health Care has established a COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund which will help the community health center maintain patient screening and testing efforts and build its telehealth capability. Continue reading

Centerplate redirects its food supply as coronavirus shuts down its venues

At the Baltimore Convention Center, just under 3 tons of food was distributed among several area nonprofits. Continue reading

Under Armour will make protective gear for Md. hospital workers during coronavirus pandemic

Under Armour plans to make more than 500,000 masks, assemble and distribute 1,000 face shields and make thousands of hospital gowns in Baltimore. Continue reading

Weinberg Foundation announces $4M emergency grant funding in response to COVID-19 crisis

Weinberg news
The emergency grants will support current grantees that are providing vital services within their communities while facing severe operational challenges as a result of this pandemic. Continue reading

Sagamore Spirit Distillery to produce hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 pandemic

Sagamore hand sanitizer
Sagamore Spirit has procured materials sufficient to manufacture an initial 54,000 liters of hand sanitizer that will first be made available to Maryland health providers including Johns Hopkins. Continue reading