​Baltimore Co. Partners To Tackle Food Insecurity: Coronavirus

“As we continue to respond to this rapidly evolving situation, we are doing whatever we can to ensure residents can access fundamental necessities—especially food,” Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski said in a statement. “We are so thankful for the partnership of Keany Produce, H&S Bakery, the Maryland Food Bank, and all our partners to help […]

Maryland DJ Throws Virtual Dance Parties During Coronavirus

Kopec also used the wildly popular dance party to help drum up support for those on the front line during the new coronavirus pandemic. Virtual tips were collected during the first party, which were used to pay for and provide meals to firefighters at all 13 Howard County fire stations and the Howard County 911 […]

People Are Searching For How to Help Others More Than Ever Before Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Feeding America has a nationwide network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs. According to its website, donations to food banks make their way to hunger-relief charities. The banks themselves act as food storage and distribution depots for smaller front line agencies. They are run by volunteers and rely on donors.

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. death toll exceeds 5,000

3:54 p.m. Trump answers why U.S. has not issued nationwide stay-at-home order: President Trump was asked at a briefing Wednesday why the U.S. has not issued a nationwide order. Trump said it is “because states are different … There are some states that are different. There are some states that don’t have much of a […]

A Letter From Davis Street’s Chief Executive Officer

During these times of uncertainty, our families need your help more than ever. Davis Street is in need of volunteers, monetary donations, sanitizing items, and unexpired food. You may shop Davis Street’s Amazon Wish list at: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1MV6IPYUUW2BD?ref_=wl_share

Double strike: Tornado, virus push Tennesseans to the limit

At Cookeville Regional Medical Center in the county seat, doctors and nurses have gone from treating about 80 patients injured in the tornado to preparing for coronavirus. Visitation has been restricted, elective surgeries postponed. One hospital employee died and six others lost everything in the tornado, hospital CEO Paul Korth said. Tornado damage closed a […]

Is THIS the key to fixing Britain’s testing fiasco? Warehouse at Milton Keynes lab is being converted to process thousands of swabs – in emergency project that’s ‘like setting up a car factory in a week’

It is believed to travel in the saliva and even through water in the eyes, therefore close contact, kissing, and sharing cutlery or utensils are all risky. It can also live on surfaces, such as plastic and steel, for up to 72 hours, meaning people can catch it by touching contaminated surfaces.

5 things to know for April 2: Coronavirus, health, guns, NASA, Daniel Pearl

California Gov. Gavin Newsom, questioning other states’ leaders who haven’t yet issued stay-at-home orders to combat coronavirus spread. As of this morning, all but 11 states have issued sweeping orders for residents to avoid going out in public.

China sees chance to expand global influence amid pandemic

The Czech Republic had a similar experience, finding that a majority of coronavirus tests were faulty, with some reports estimating that as many as 80 percent were defective. Prague’s Health Ministry paid roughly $555,000 for the 100,000 test kits, while the Interior Ministry covered the costs for an additional 50,000 tests, according to Czech news […]

Stimulus opens new front in Trump’s oversight fight

Rep. Carolyn MaloneyCarolyn Bosher MaloneyOvernight Health Care: Trump resists pressure for nationwide stay-at-home order | Trump open to speaking to Biden about virus response | Fauci gets security detail | Outbreak creates emergency in nursing homes Maloney, Ocasio-Cortez call on FDA to revise ban on gay men from donating blood amid shortage Maloney primary challenger […]