Gov. Hogan issues emergency health orders
Nicole Pasia | Jan 5, 2022 | Maryland
Shawna De La Rosa | Mar 24, 2021 | Maryland
As Maryland inches towards the goal of fully vaccinating its population, questions continue to fester about how the COVID-19 vaccination is being distributed. Acting Secretary of Maryland Department of Health Dennis R. Schrader fielded dozens of questions from senators at the Senate Vaccine Oversight Workgroup meeting Monday that
Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Acting Secretary Dennis R. Schrader and Maryland National Guard Brigadier General Janeen Birckhead, who also serves as the head of Maryland’s Vaccine Equity Task Force, visited a vaccination site opened Wednesday to serve monitory and vulnerable populations in Gaithersburg and greater Montgomery County. In partnership
An audit of Maryland Department of Health by the Department of Legislative Services shows that 192 interagency agreements (IAs) valued at $210.2 million did not include adequate oversight. Josh Adler, assistant director of audit managers for the DLS, delivered the audit to the Health and Human Services Subcommittee Tuesday.
Members of the Senate Vaccine Oversight Workgroup expressed frustration with the state’s sluggish vaccine rollout in a meeting earlier this week. The state opened up eligibiity to those in group 1C Monday, which created more demand for the vaccine than there is supply. “There is nothing more important
Governor Larry Hogan re-nominated Dennis R. Schrader to be the secretary of health, a post he has held on an acting basis since Robert R. Neall retired on Dec. 1. The choice, however, is a controversial one as the state’s lawmakers have denied his nomination in the past.
Maryland will receive 155,000 vaccine doses soon after the Pfizer and Moderna products are approved by the FDA, which may be as early as this week. “It’s only a tiny fraction of what we need,” Gov. Larry Hogan said in a press conference recently. “It covers about half