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November 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Neall Becomes 2nd Top State Health Official to Retire During Pandemic

Gov. Larry Hogan announced at Tuesday’s coronavirus news conference that Robert Neall, Maryland’s Secretary of Health, will be retiring Dec. 1. Hogan said he received the news Tuesday afternoon and he has not named Neall’s replacement. Neall is the second top official from Maryland Health Department to leave his position since the pandemic. Former Deputy […]

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July 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Expands Mask Order Outdoors, Issues Travel Advisory, Announces Deputy Health Secretary’s Retirement

At a coronavirus news conference Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan made five big announcements about the state’s response to the public health crisis. Here’s what you should know: 1) Maryland will not move to phase 3 of reopening: Hogan says for the time being Maryland will remain in stage 2 of Maryland’s Roadmap to Recovery plan […]

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March 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Emite Orden de “Quedarse en Casa”

El gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan anunció el lunes que a partir de las 8 p.m., a todos los habitantes de Maryland se les ordenará quedarse en casa. Todos los residentes del estado recibirán una alerta en sus teléfonos celulares con instrucciones sobre esta orden ejecutiva. Solo las empresas esenciales pueden permanecer abiertas, dice Hogan. […]

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March 30, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Issues ‘Stay at Home’ Order For Marylanders

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday, that starting at 8 p.m., all Marylanders will be ordered to stay at home. All Marylanders will receive an alert on their cell phones with instructions about this executive order. Only essential businesses can stay open, Hogan says. These businesses need to cut down staff, limit interaction with customers, and […]

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March 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Orders Maryland Bars, Restaurants, Movie Theaters, Gyms to Close 5 P.M. Monday

Gov. Larry Hogan announced an executive order Monday to close all bars, restaurants, movie theaters, and gyms in the state of Maryland starting  5 p.m. on Monday. The closures are out of concern for the coronavirus pandemic. The executive order will be strictly enforced by law enforcement, Hogan said. Drive-thru, carryout, and delivery will continue, Hogan […]

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April 18, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Third Maryland Measles Case Confirmed

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) confirmed Wednesday a third measles case in a Maryland resident this year. This confirmation follows two other cases recorded in the state this month. The MDH confirmed one measles case last year, following only one case also tallied during 2017. “It is concerning that three cases of measles have […]

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