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Tag Archives: Coronavirus response

The Arc Baltimore fights COVID-19 by delivering care packages

To provide some comfort and fun during the coronavirus outbreak, The Arc Baltimore is assembling care packages and distributing everything from daily necessities to board games to the homes of individuals with developmental disabilities whom the organization supports. The Arc ...

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WYPR launches The Daily Dose podcast for COVID-19 updates

Baltimore’s National Public Radio affiliate WYPR launched The Daily Dose, a podcast highlighting Maryland’s response to the current public health crisis through the rigorous original reporting and analysis from its newsroom as well as the On The Record and Midday teams. Danyell Irby, WYPR acting ...

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Weis Markets installs protection panels in stores during pandemic

Weis Markets Monday announced it is installing protection panels, or sneeze guards, on all registers, customer service desks and pharmacy counters as the company continues to expand measures to protect customers and associates from COVID-19. It has started installation of ...

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Transamerica foundation donates $500K for COVID-19 support

Transamerica announced Monday the Aegon Transamerica Foundation made a contribution of $500,000 to Direct Relief to support ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts. As part of their work in the U.S., Direct Relief is coordinating with public health authorities, nonprofit organizations and businesses ...

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Young Audiences creates emergency relief fund and grant to support teaching artists

Young Audiences of Maryland, the Baltimore based nonprofit providing arts-integrated learning experiences to children, has created two funds to help artists recoup some of the lost revenue from the income they were contracted to receive during the period when schools ...

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CAMI launches Cyber SWAT Team hotline

The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc (CAMI) has launched their Cyber SWAT Team initiative to provide a coordinated breach response effort to respond to the increase in cybersecurity attacks as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses can email cyberSWAT@MDcyber.com directly or ...

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MPT partners for at-home learning initiative during COVID-19 pandemic

The Washington region and Maryland public television stations Friday announced a partnership aimed at supporting the education needs of families whose children are learning from home during the coronavirus public health emergency. The “At-Home Learning” initiative launches April 6 on Maryland Public Television (MPT), WETA, and Howard ...

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