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Measles Case Confirmed; Possible Exposures in Baltimore Area

Baltimore, MD – On April 5, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) confirmed a measles case in a Maryland resident.

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Acting Health Commissioner, Dr. Dzirasa, Issues Statement on Maryland Senate Bill 759 to Establish Prescription Drug Affordability Board

BALTIMORE, MD (March 14, 2019) – Acting Baltimore City Health Commissioner, Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, issued the following statement regarding Maryland Senate Bill 759 that seeks to establish the Prescription Drug Affordability Board.

Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore Overnight Monday through Thursday Morning

BALTIMORE, Md. (March 3, 2019)—With temperatures predicted to fall into the teens or lower with wind chill, Baltimore City Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller has issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Monday evening, March 4 through Thursday morning, March 7.

Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore all day Wednesday

BALTIMORE, Md. (February 19, 2019)—With predicted snow and freezing rain anticipated for the Baltimore area, Baltimore City Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller has issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Wednesday morning, February 20 through Wednesday night.

Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore Friday Night through Saturday Morning

BALTIMORE, Md. (February 8, 2019)—With temperatures predicted to fall into the teens with wind chill, Baltimore City Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller has issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Friday night, February 8 through Saturday morning, February 9. 

Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore Tuesday Night until Friday Morning

BALTIMORE, Md. (January 28, 2019)—With temperatures predicted to fall into the single digits with wind chill and a chance of precipitation, Baltimore City Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller has issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Tuesday night, January 29 through Friday morning, February 1. 

Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore Sunday Afternoon until Tuesday Morning

BALTIMORE, Md. (January 18, 2019)—With precipitation and single digit temperatures expected this weekend, Baltimore City Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller has issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Sunday afternoon, January 20 through Tuesday morning, January 22.

Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore Overnight Saturday through Sunday

BALTIMORE, Md. (January 12, 2018)—With accumulating snowfall and cold temperatures expected, Baltimore City Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City, beginning tonight, January 12 through Sunday, January 13.  This is the third Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration this season.

Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore Overnight Thursday through Friday Morning

BALTIMORE, Md. (January 9, 2019)—With temperatures predicted to fall into the teens with wind chill, Baltimore City Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller today issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City, beginning Thursday evening, January 10 through the morning of Friday, January 11.  This is the second Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration this season.

Baltimore City Officials Announce Certification of 11 City Hospitals Under Levels of Care Initiative

BALTIMORE (December 19, 2018) Today, Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and Baltimore City Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller joined the leadership of Baltimore City hospitals to announce the certification of 11 hospitals under the City’s Levels of Care Initiative.

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