The Daily Record: CareFirst to distribute care packages to COVID-19 vulnerable areas

To alleviate this concern, CareFirst will distribute over 100,000 care package items to its most vulnerable member populations.
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Don Fry Commentary in The Daily Record: 5G technology is Maryland’s future

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Improvements in connectivity and internet access are crucial for underserved populations that disproportionately rely on their wireless devices to apply for jobs, find information about health conditions, do homework and access government services.
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BD launches portable, rapid point-of-care antigen test to detect SARS-CoV-2

BD Veritor™ Plus System
The simple new assay leverages more than 25,000 BD Veritor™ instruments already used across the U.S. to immediately increase access to COVID-19 testing in frontline health care settings
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COVID-19 Resources: Planning for a Safe Reopening

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It is important to remember that although we are progressing into reopening, that we continue to fight this deadly virus. It is imperative to follow issued guidelines and adhere to strict safety protocols to protect our employees, our customers, and our communities.
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Mercy Medical Center completes newly constructed hospital floor ahead of schedule

Mercy Medical Center announced the completion of a newly constructed unit on the 17th Floor of the Mary Catherine Bunting Center main hospital in downtown Baltimore.
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Greater Baltimore Committee launches COVID-19 Business Recovery Advisory Council to help Baltimore Region’s Economic Recovery

COVID-19 Advisory Council
The council will prioritize identifying and recommending programs, policies and initiatives that can assist small and minority business recovery.
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The Daily Record: Md. university leaders say twin crises are taking a toll on campuses

At a panel discussion sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Committee on June 8, college leaders said they are promoting more mental health options and providing forums for participating in the national conversations about racism.
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Special Update on State and Federal Legislation Related to COVID-19

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The GBC will provide updates on COVID-19-related state and federal legislation and highlight the impacts on business.
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Coalition for a Second Chance: How to help with issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic

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There are immediate ways that you can contribute to these organizations who are continuing to work to fulfill their mission and assist individuals who are returning to society from incarceration to obtain jobs, education and job training.
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Baltimore City Community College offers free textbooks to students enrolled in summer classes

As a commitment to its students' success, Baltimore City Community College students enrolled in Summer I and Summer II classes are eligible to get textbooks for classes free from BCCC.
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