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Council told of shortage of resources to prevent lead poisoning

Thousands of rental homes in Baltimore are believed to contain dangerous lead paint, but the city has money to repair only 230 of them over the next three years, a top housing official testified Th

Local experts: Zika virus no cause for alarm

There are new concerns Wednesday about the Zika virus after nine cases showed up in Florida, prompting a state of emergency in parts of that state.

Here’s the plan for Light City’s innovation track

It’s been about 11 months since the init

Baltimore to use grant to assess ways to keep seniors from falling

The Baltimore City Health Department has won a $200,000 one-year planning grant from the 

Repeal of Federal Ban on Needle Exchange: Necessary But Not Sufficient

In 1988, Congress passed an omnibus bill that included a federal funding ban on needle exchange programs.

Baltimore City Health Department Awarded Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant to Improve Community Health through Multi-Sector Collaboration

BALTIMORE, MD (February 1, 2016)– Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) has been selected by DASH—Data Across Sectors for Health—as one of ten grantees to implement projects that

Baltimore City Health Department: February Digest

Baltimore City Health Department Digest - February  2016

Gimme shelter: Keeping homeless warm in a blizzard is easier said than done

One of the first things Ivan Sullivan did after he woke up at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Cold Weather Shelter in Westminster, was to rush to the window.

Concern grows as cases of Zika virus in U.S. jump

Concern is growing more over the Zika virus as the number of cases has jumped in the United States.