Greater Baltimore Committee Statement in Opposition to Cuts in Transit Funding and Service in the Baltimore Region

The Greater Baltimore Committee calls on Governor Hogan and the Maryland Department of Transportation to reprioritize and reallocate State transportation dollars more equitably.
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The Daily Record: Bank of America giving 46K face masks to underserved communities in Baltimore

Bank of America is partnering to provide personal protective equipment (PPE), specifically 46,000 masks.
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COVID-19 vaccine trial begins at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

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UMSOM researchers are targeting people who have increased risk of exposure because of location or circumstance to see whether the vaccine protects them.
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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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McCormick partners with Maryland Restaurant Relief Fund

The fund is offering up to $2,500 in grants to independent restaurants and bars directly affected by the pandemic in the state of Maryland.
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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield establishes $5 Million Personal Protective Equipment initiative for Coronavirus relief

During the first wave of the initiative, close to 200 healthcare and social service organizations will be invited to receive CareFirst’s PPE.
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Kaiser Permanente hosts ‘Prioritizing a psychologically healthy workplace with COVID-19’ webinar

 Kaiser Permanente will be hosting a virtual event: Prioritizing a psychologically healthy workplace with COVID-19. In this webinar, Cosette Taillac, LCSW, BCD, Strategic Leader for National Mental Health and Wellness at Kaiser Permanente, will explore the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and well-being in your workforce.
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The Daily Record: Kennedy Krieger Institute receives nearly $1M to expand, improve telehealth access

Kennedy Krieger Institute received a grant of $994,950 from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand and improve access to its telehealth services.
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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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FOX45: Proposed bill would give hazard pay to essential workers in Baltimore City

There's a plan for a new law in Baltimore City that would mandate hazard pay for some of the people working during the pandemic.
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