Maryland

Maryland college students seek mental health help amid COVID-19 pandemic

College students have struggled with mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic. School counseling centers have adjusted their services to fulfil the needs of students in an online environment. Students shared their experiences with the struggles and benefits of online mental health services, including their accessibility and effectiveness.

Community organization helps vaccinate stray cats to avoid euthanization

Beltsville, MD – Beltsville Community Cats helps stray cats by vaccinating and giving them all the necessary shots to prevent them from getting euthanized.

Metro PD advises civilians on how to keep safe from increased homicides and car jackings

Washington – Homicides and juvenile fronted carjackings have increased in the DMV area. As we go into the summertime, the Metropolitan Police Department gives us answers on how we can keep ourselves and our neighbors safe and protected.

Student athletes and coaches reflect on how great it feels to have fans back in the stands

College Park, MD.- It’s been over a year since Terp fans could fill the stands of the many stadiums across campus. Not only is it a relief for fans to finally be back, but Maryland teams say it creates a…

Equity Task Force to help COVID-19 vaccine distribution among minorities

Statewide disparities in COVID-19 vaccinations expose barriers that underserved populations face in avoiding life-threatening infection. Maryland’s early vaccination rollout shows a pattern of racial disparity mostly among Black and Latino residents.  Healthcare disparities hold a firm grip on communities of…

‘He saved my life’: The story of Nancy Heil and racehorse Karan’s Notion

78-year-old Nancy Heil has bred and trained racehorses for more than 50 years, but she never had a horse eligible to run on the Jim McKay Maryland Million Day; that is, not until 2020.

Why Capital News Service created its own COVID-19 vaccine dashboard

In the three weeks since Capital News Service launched a Maryland Vaccine Dashboard, over 4,000 unique visitors have accessed the site, which provides the latest information on COVID-19 vaccine eligibility and the location of vaccination sites in Baltimore and Maryland’s…

Maryland launches mobile vaccination program to give shots to those in underserved communities

Reisterstown, MD –  The Maryland Department of Health and Maryland Emergency Management Agency unveil mobile vaccination sites that will roll through Maryland starting this weekend. The 32 foot long mobile units will be staffed by trained vaccinators and will serve…

Catholic Terps helps students celebrate throughout Holy Week

College Park, MD- As many students will be staying in College Park this Easter due to Covid-19, Catholic Terps is holding socially distanced in-person events throughout the week, so that students can still celebrate away from home.

Montgomery County theaters losing money under orders to halt food sales

Montgomery Co., MD- Movie theaters have been among the hardest-hit businesses in the county since the pandemic started. Now with some restrictions lifted, movie theaters are finding that they cannot serve food or beverages to moviegoers as Covid-19 mask restrictions…