The 117,000 caregivers in Maryland hospitals work 24/7 to care for Marylanders. Since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, our state’s nurses, doctors, and other hospital staff have stepped up and stepped in to lead our state through this crisis. Just as our dedicated frontline is #Caring4Md, we can all help to support them by recognizing their incredible work and contributions to our communities. That includes supporting state and federal policies that have a positive impact on advancing health and health care in Maryland.

Caring for Maryland

Maryland's Hospitals By The Numbers


  • Nurse, Lawyer, and Navy Veteran Leads Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health
    Aug 10, 2021
    During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, nonemergency surgeries were suspended, delaying gender affirming procedures for months. Paula M. Neira and other nurses were redeployed to respond to the pandemic, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health had to put a moratorium on new patient intakes. “Paula is a clinical kind of leader in health care, because I really saw that in COVID,” said Dr. Deborah Baker, the Senior Vice President for Nursing for the Johns Hopkins Health System.
  • Fighting Hunger in Maryland
    Aug 9, 2021
    Hear how Meals On Wheels provides much more than nutritious food to its clients and how the pandemic changed its work and why the University of Maryland Medical System is working to eradicate food insecurity across the state.
  • LifeBridge Health Announces Vaccine Mandate for All Employees
    Aug 9, 2021
    LifeBridge Health, a Baltimore-based healthcare company, announced Monday it will require vaccinations for all of its employees. The mandate will be fully implemented November 1, giving employees time to arrange a vaccination and become fully vaccinated.

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