Maryland General Assembly targets suicide prevention

A series of bills aimed at improving mental health care systems in Maryland are under consideration in the Maryland General Assembly.

Vaccine Hunters take control of appointment search

Residents disgruntled by tumultuous vaccine rollout and inability to book appointments collaborate through a booming Facebook group called Maryland Vaccine Hunters.

Taskforce will study college students’ mental healthcare access

College students report depression, anxiety, and related symptoms at a significantly higher rate during COVID-19; a task force to study mental healthcare access at Maryland colleges looks to address this.

Maryland Senate adds $520 million to Hogan’s pandemic relief bill

Sen President Bill Ferguson, D-Baltimore, announces a half-billion dollar amendment to Gov. Larry Hogan, R’s, Relief Act of 2021.

Maryland to open state-run COVID-19 vaccination centers

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced the opening of six state-run mass vaccination sites and new partnerships with retail pharmacies to provide vaccines. “By the end of the week, hundreds of Maryland National Guard members who…

Volunteer health ambassadors sent to Maryland polling stations

A team of volunteer health professionals has been deployed to polling stations around the state to provide health and safety guidance intended to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to voters and poll workers.