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  • Hopkins partners with Baltimore City schools to vaccinate staff against COVID-19
    Jan 18, 2021 - WBAL TV-11 by Lowell Melser
    "This collaboration is just an example of Baltimore City at its best," Ctiy Schools CEO Sonja Santelises said. "This critical partnership builds upon City Schools' comprehensive plan to safely host additional in-person learning opportunities while combating the spread of COVID-19 in Baltimore City."
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  • FindingHope on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    Jan 15, 2021 - Fox 45 News by Morning Show
    As Marylanders get ready to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, state health leaders want to use the day to spark a statewide conversation on COVID-19 vaccine concerns. Interim Chief Medical Officer for the University of Maryland Medical System, Dr. Michelle Gourdine, joined Fox 45 Morning News.
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  • Medical miracle
    Jan 11, 2021 - Baltimore Jewish Times by Jesse Berman
    As the coronavirus vaccines roll out, frontline workers and group home residents are the first to receive it.
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  • Infusion center's COVID patients report recoveries
    Jan 9, 2021 - Herald-Mail Media by Mike Lewis
    When 82-year-old Ruby Nee Blahut tested positive for COVID-19, her daughter got nervous. "I was scared for what the outcome was going to be. ... I lived on pins and needles," Cathy Miles said.
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  • Johns Hopkins among over 250 organizations backing health equity legislation in Maryland
    Jan 8, 2021 - Baltimore Business Journal by Morgan Eichensehr
    More than 250 organizations including the Maryland Hospital Association, major local insurers Kaiser Permanente and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, and Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine are throwing their support behind a new bill that aims to increase health equity in some Maryland communities.
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  • LifeBridge Health raises minimum wage to $15 an hour
    Jan 8, 2021 - Baltimore Business Journal by Jessica Iannetta
    LifeBridge Health is raising the minimum wage for its hospital workers to $15 an hour effective immediately, a move that will affect more than 1,100 employees.
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  • Baltimore Hospital Welcomes First Baby Of 2021 in Maryland, Possibly in U.S.
    Jan 1, 2021 - WJZ-13 CBS Baltimore
    MedStar Harbor Hospital believes they welcomed the first baby of 2021, not only in Maryland -- but possibly in the country.
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  • Operation Warp Speed Chief Visits Holy Cross in Silver Spring
    Dec 31, 2020 - WTOP by Will Vitka
    Dr. Norvell Coots, the president and CEO of Holy Cross Health, called the general’s visit an honor. “The Holy Cross team has been working tirelessly throughout this pandemic to care for our community and one-another. Knowing that our feedback is important and will be used to support the national fight against COVID-19 is really a boost for our colleagues and our community,” Coots said.
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  • ‘Now Is Not the Time’: Carroll Hospital President Urges Residents Not to Let COVID-19 Guard — Or Masks — Down
    Dec 31, 2020 - Carroll County Times by Bob Blubaugh
    “I’m very optimistic about the future, but I don’t want the community to have a false sense of security, either,” Carroll Hospital President Garrett Hoover said. “Masks, social gatherings in small groups, all of those public health announcements you’ve heard time and time again — please don’t let your guard down. Now is not the time.”
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  • This Medical Interpreter is a Voice for Baltimore’s Latino Patients During COVID-19 Treatment and More
    Dec 29, 2020 - The Baltimore Sun by Stephanie Garcia
    Elsa Aguilar Bustos works the 11 p.m. to 8 a.m. shift at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She helps those suffering from COVID-19, along with others. Bustos, 66, who immigrated to the U.S. from Ecuador, has been a medical interpreter for 16 years. Her job is vital in Baltimore where Latinos have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic - Latinos represent 10% of the state’s population, but 23% of COVID-19 cases.
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