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Tag Archives: Coronavirus response

Aetna, Lyft to give Baltimore schools access to rides for families

Aetna, a CVS Health company, Monday announced it will give $100,000 in essential rides for families in school districts in Baltimore, as well as Chicago, Denver and Seattle, in collaboration with the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and Lyft to help families this school ...

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Howard County launches RecZone Program to help with COVID-19 child care needs

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball has announced the launch of a new program, “RecZone,” operated by the Department of Recreation & Parks (HCRP) and designed to help families address childcare needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is open to students in grades K-5 who will receive support for virtual learning assignments, work sessions, and will ...

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County Executive Ball launches Howard food distribution map

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Thursday launched a new food distribution map for residents seeking food pantries or access to free meals. The innovative map currently lists 31 locations offering groceries, produce, non-perishables, fresh and frozen meals for students, residents and older ...

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Md.’s Patriot Spaces helps medical field with COVID-19 battle

Dunkirk-based Patriot Spaces is shipping storage containers that have been converted for use as medical stations or other related applications to hospitals in Maryland, Ohio and California to help meet the growing need for hospital and testing facilities because of ...

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Giant Food donates more than $1.2M to USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore

Landover-based regional grocery chain Giant Food Tuesday donated $1,208,846 to the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore for COVID-19 recovery efforts. For the fifth consecutive year, USO-Metro served as one of the main charity beneficiaries of the 2020 Giant National Capital Barbecue ...

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