CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to provide premium credits and other financial benefits to customers and members

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) announced June 12 that it will provide premium credits to many fully insured customers as a result of treatment disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Under Armour introduces face mask for athletes

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of athletes worldwide have been wrestling with the challenges of working out under stay-at-home orders, and wondering whether they should wear a face mask if training in public or outside.
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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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GBC Newsmaker Speaker Series: Higher Education in the COVID-19 Era

Pictured above: Jay Perman, Kim Schatzel, Javier Miyares, Rev. Brian Linnane and David Wilson (left to right) What is the future of higher education? Join the Greater Baltimore Committee; Jay Perman, Chancellor University System of Maryland; Kim Schatzel, President of Towson University; Javier Miyares, President of University of Maryland Global...
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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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The Daily Record: Wen warns Baltimore business leaders COVID lockdown lifting too soon

Dr. Leana Wen
Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen said she believes orders to reopen businesses throughout the nation are coming too soon and could negate gains made in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.
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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore City Council bill would require essential businesses pay workers premium during pandemic

The Baltimore City Council wants businesses to pay essential employees a premium for working during the pandemic, a measure that proposes to put an extra $10 to $25 per shift in people’s wallets.
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The Daily Record: COPT Trust gives $20K grant to support ‘Care For Our Caregivers’ program

As part of the ‘Care for Our Caregivers’ program, COPT has involved some of its local restaurant tenants to participate by preparing the meals that will be provided to Howard County General Hospital.
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UMMS Hospitals and Medical Facilities Granted $168,000 From Nora Roberts Foundation To Aid In COVID-19 Response

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UMMS has received nearly $170,000 in grant funding from the Nora Roberts Foundation for its acute-care hospitals and freestanding medical facilities that are engaged in the COVID-19 response.
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Weinberg Foundation total emergency support for nonprofit partners now exceeds $10.5M

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation announced April 30 that its total of COVID-19 emergency support to organizations providing direct services for people experiencing poverty now exceeds $10.5 million.
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