"Health Department Announces OneBaltimore / Baltimore Corps Team To Lead Department’s Public Health Recovery Efforts"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In response to the recent civil unrest in Baltimore, the Baltimore City Health Department announces the selection of a team of fellows to lead the agency’s public health recovery efforts under Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s OneBaltimore initiative. The team was hired as part of Baltimore Corps and is tasked with engaging the community and planning / implementing programs aimed at addressing priorities identified by the community.

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