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Cardin sets priorities for Health Provider Pandemic Aid Fund

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, along with 11 Democratic members of the Senate Finance Committee today...

Howard makes progress on three lawsuits

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced progress on multiple lawsuits being filed by Howard County on behalf of residents. E-Cigarettes The county’s complaint against e-cigarette manufacturers...

COLA kicks off Laboratory Week early

Columbia-based COLA is participating in National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (scheduled for April 19-25) to recognize laboratorians for their work in keeping patients safe...

DCMC warns of “phishing event”

In January 2020, Doctors Community Medical Center (DCMC) noticed suspicious activity within its payroll system. Upon investigation, hospital officials determined that a small number...

Congressional delegation gets $742M for hospitals, health care providers

The full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes,...

HCGH accepting COVID-19 response donations

Howard Hospital Foundation is accepting donations to support their COVID-19 Response initiative. Howard County General Hospital (HCGH) has raised nearly $150,000, including in-kind food donations...

APL crafting face shields for medical workers

Given the shortage of personal protective equipment needed by health care workers on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19, many engineers and...

Howard VEIP opens COVID-19 testing site

The Howard County Health Department, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Health, is offering drive-through COVID-19 testing at the Columbia Emissions Testing Center...

UMBC grad leads fight against virus

Keith Harmon, director of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at UMBC, remembers the day in 2004 when he met a high school senior named Kizzmekia...

Caring for HCGH caregivers

The staff at Howard County General Hospital (HCGH) is looking for increased support to help care for their workers as they care for patients. Their...

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