Gov. Larry Hogan’s March 9 COVID-19 Press Conference

COVID-19 updates
Gov. Hogan has announced that he is removing capacity limits for indoor and outdoor dining at restaurants and bars with seated service, as well as at retail venues.
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Gov. Hogan’s Feb. 11 COVID-19 Press Conference

COVID-19 updates
The single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine candidate will hopefully be approved by the end of the month.
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Baltimore Sun: Md. counties scramble to coordinate COVID-19 vaccinations as demand soars: ‘We’re trying to figure it out as we go’

Vaccine Newsmaker panelists
“How we get ourselves back to ‘normal’ is to get as many people vaccinated as we can,” said Dr. Anna Durbin, during a virtual event Jan. 19 hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee.
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The Daily Record: LifeBridge Health begins COVID-19 vaccinations of frontline caregivers

The health system began larger vaccination clinics Dec. 18 at Sinai Hospital, Northwest Hospital and Carrol Hospital for employees who have pre-registered to receive the vaccine.
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BBJ: Local health system execs face major challenges with vaccine distribution, employee burnout

Samet encouraged the members of the GBC who tuned into the Dec. 8 panel to take responsibility for educating their workforces about the importance of and science behind the vaccines.
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Gov. Larry Hogan’s Dec. 8 COVID-19 Press Conference

The Latest on COVID-19 in Maryland
Maryland’s initial allocation of the vaccine will only be 155,000 doses, but may rise to 300,000 by year’s end.
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COVID-19 vaccine trial begins at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

COVID-19
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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