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Maryland hospitals to require employees to receive COVID-19 vaccine

All 60 of Maryland’s hospitals and health systems will require their employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the Maryland Hospital Association announced Wednesday. Each hospital or health system will set a date by which their employees have to receive the inoculation to ...

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Md. launches drive to boost COVID-19 tests, contact tracing

As the number of vaccinated Marylanders increases daily, a Maryland Department of Health marketing campaign wants to remind you that even if you are vaccinated, it’s important to continue following other COVID-19 guidance. The campaign, called “Don’t Invite COVID,” encourages even vaccinated Marylanders to “enjoy the cookout. ...

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USM schools distributing vaccines; mandatory inoculations still up in the air

Some University System of Maryland schools have begun distributing COVID-19 vaccines through their health centers, while others are planning to follow, system Chancellor Jay Perman announced at a Board of Regents meeting Friday. Most health centers will distribute COVID-19 vaccines directly to the students living on campus this semester ...

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Health professionals renew call for K-12 reopening in Md.

Advocates are once again renewing their efforts to get Maryland public schools to open back up for in-person classes, with over 500 health care professionals signing a letter to encouraging Gov. Larry Hogan and Jinlene Chan, Maryland’s acting health deputy for public health services, to expedite reopenings. “We ...

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