Press Releases

Baltimore City Receives $750,000 Three-Year State Grant To Launch Baltimarket Healthy Stores Initiative and Reduce Youth Obesity

A $750,000 three-year state grant awarded this month will enable the Baltimore City Health Department to expand efforts at reducing childhood obesity by launching a Baltimarket Healthy Stores program addressing food inequities for residents living in food deserts. 

Baltimore City Health Commissioner Supports City Council Legislation Prohibiting Tobacco Use At Playgrounds, Schoolyards & Athletic Facilities

The Baltimore City Health Commissioner is in support of legislation introduced at tonight’s City Council meeting which would prohibit use of tobacco products near playgrounds, schoolyards and athletic facilities.

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