Press Releases

Health Commissioner Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore City Friday Evening through Sunday Morning

BALTIMORE, MD (January 27, 2022)— With another arctic blast on the way, bringing forecasted wind chills in the single digits, Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa today issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Friday evening, January 28 through Sunday morning, January 30. 

Health Commissioner Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore City Tuesday Evening through Thursday Morning

BALTIMORE, MD (January 24, 2022)— With frigid air moving into the area, bringing forecasted wind chills in the teens, Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa today issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Tuesday evening, January 25 through Thursday morning, January 27. 

Health Commissioner Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore City Thursday Evening through Saturday Morning

BALTIMORE, MD (January 19, 2022)— With the wind chill predicted to fall into the single digits, Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa today issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Thursday evening, January 20 through Saturday morning, January 22. 

Health Commissioner Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore City Monday Evening through Tuesday Morning

BALTIMORE, MD (January 17, 2022)— With the wind chill predicted to fall into the teens, Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa today issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Monday evening, January 17 through Tuesday morning, January 18. 

Health Commissioner Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore City Friday Evening through Sunday Evening

BALTIMORE, MD (January 13, 2022)— With the wind chill predicted to fall into the teens and even single digits at times, Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa today issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Friday evening, January 14 through Sunday evening, January 16. 

Health Commissioner Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore City Monday Morning through Wednesday Morning

BALTIMORE, MD (January 9, 2022)— With the wind chill expected to drop to single digits, Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa today issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Monday morning, January 10 through Wednesday morning, January 12. 

Health Commissioner Extends Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore City through Sunday Morning

BALTIMORE, MD (January 7, 2022)— With temperatures remaining in the teens with wind chill and a forecasted wintry mix, Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa today extended a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City through Sunday morning, January 9. 

Health Commissioner Declares Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore City Friday Morning through Saturday Morning

BALTIMORE, MD (January 6, 2022)— With winter weather expected throughout the area tonight and temperatures predicted to fall into the teens with wind chill, Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa today issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Friday morning, January 7 through Saturday morning, January 8. 

Health Commissioner Declares First Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert of the Season

BALTIMORE, MD (January 3, 2022)— With winter weather throughout the area today and temperatures predicted to fall into the teens with wind chill, Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa today issued a Code Blue Extreme Cold declaration for Baltimore City beginning Monday afternoon, January 3 through Tuesday morning, January 4.  This is the first Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert for Baltimore City this season.

Health Department Announces Plan to Distribute Rapid At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits Through Community-Based Organizations Serving VALUE Communities 

BALTIMORE, MD. (Tuesday, November 30, 2021) – Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) is excited to participate in the distribution of free Abbott BinaxNOW Antigen at-home rapid COVID-19 test kits received from the Maryland Department of Health. BCHD will make COVID-19 rapid test kits available to eligible community-based organizations in limited quantities to be distributed to clients and community members.

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