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Governor Hogan announced an expedited rollout of the vaccine in Maryland – moving Phase 1B up to Monday 1/18 for ages 75+, assisted living residents and adding K-12 teachers, staff and child care providers. Phase 1C (ages 65-74) to begin Monday 1/25.
While all Maryland legislative sessions become part of the historical record, the 2020 session, which was the 441st, will have an asterisk next to it. For 2021, vigilance will be required to be certain one’s voice is heard.
Governor Hogan provided a status on the vaccine rollout across Maryland to-date, and changes to Phases 1A, 1B, 1C and Phase 2. The National Guard will help local health departments beginning tomorrow and providers must report data within 24 hours.
Marylanders are safer at home this holiday season. Governor Hogan recommends that residents limit all travel to essential purposes only. If traveling outside of Maryland, you must either obtain a negative COVID-19 test result or self-quarantine for 10 days.
Important updates on the vaccine, its distribution and its components as the Maryland death toll reaches 5,000. Plus the Department of Health addressed frequently asked questions.
Emergency business loans to be forgiven and millions more in additional tax relief, affordable housing and diabetes support announced today by Governor Hogan.
The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange presented updates to the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission on the reinsurance program, which has monthly premiums down an average of 11.9% for 2021, and recommendations for an individual market state subsidy. Recap here: [link]
Governor Hogan addressed the important topic of vaccines – with first doses expected to deliver as early as next week, 155,000 in the first batch and 300,000 by year end, thanks in part to the work of nearly 40 Maryland companies doing vaccine research.