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

Maryland and U.S. flags
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

Resource Guide
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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‘Use an abundance of caution,’ Dr. Leana Wen urges business leaders during GBC webinar on COVID-19

Dr. Leana Wen
Dr. Wen discussed considerations related to the relaxing of restrictions and returning to work and what businesses should be doing to prepare for returning to work.
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BBJ: Dr. Leana Wen: Businesses must do their part to reduce risks when offices reopen

Offices should sanitize public spaces, door knobs and workstations on the hour and require workers to wear masks and remain hyper vigilant.
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COVID-19 Resources and Helpful Websites

COVID-19
Here are some business-related resources as well as official informational websites to help keep the Greater Baltimore business community healthy and safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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The Daily Record: Will Md. end up with a patchwork of pandemic rules?

The leaders of Maryland’s four largest jurisdictions are indicating that they may not line up with all of Gov. Larry Hogan’s plans for easing pandemic restrictions, raising the possibility that a patchwork of rules may exist from one community to the next.
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Baltimore City Public-Private Partnership: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Johns Hopkins Medicine & University of Maryland Medical System

Baltimore Area COVID-19 Public-Private Taskforce
The Greater Baltimore Committee hosted Baltimore City Public-Private Partnership: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Johns Hopkins Medicine & University of Maryland Medical System.
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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.
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, GBC President & CEO, regarding Gov. Hogan’s March 30 Stay-At-Home order

While Governor Hogan’s Stay-At-Home Executive Order may create more hardship for businesses, employers and employees, it is meant to ensure that Maryland can respond aggressively to the COVID-19 pandemic and enable us bounce back when the crisis subsides.
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