Recent News

Mayor Young Joins Federal & State Partners to Announce New Violence Reduction Program

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced a new violence reduction program, I Care Baltimore, in partnership with federal and state government officials.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Department of Transportation, Department of Public Works Announce Slow Streets Pilot Program at Lake Montebello

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, the Department of Transportation (DOT), and the Department of Public Works (DPW) announced a new pilot program that is designed to promote social distancing efforts for essential exercise.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Launch of Census Dashboard

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the launch of a new dashboard developed by the Baltimore City Planning Department to track the City’s Census response rate by census tract, which can be found at

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Donations of Protective Gear, Sanitizer from Private Sector Partners

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that five private entities are donating protective gear and sanitizer to the City of Baltimore that will help protect front-line workers during the COVID-19 emergency.

Mayor Young Issues Executive Order Regarding Facial Coverings

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young signed an executive order instituting a new policy regarding wearing facial coverings. 

Mayor Young and Health Commissioner Issue Update on FutureCare – Lochearn Cases

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 at the FutureCare – Lochearn facility in Northwest Baltimore.

Mayor Young and BDC Awards Nine Baltimore City Manufacturers with Grants to Produce Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturing Fund

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Baltimore Development Corporation have announced the nine Baltimore City manufacturers and businesses, which were awarded grants from the newly created fund, to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) listed on the Maryland Department of Commerce’s COVID-19: Maryland Critical Needs List.  

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Department of Finance Delay Baltimore City Tax Sale

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Department of Finance announced that the 2020 Baltimore City Tax Sale scheduled for Monday, May 18 would be postponed to July 20. 

Mayor Young, Goldman Sachs, and Lendistry Announce Multi-Million Dollar Stimulus Program for Local Businesses

The City of Baltimore announced a partnership with Goldman Sachs and Lendistry to provide $10 million in potentially forgivable SBA Paycheck Protection Program loans to help vulnerable Baltimore City small businesses, including non-profit organizations, weather the economic impact of COVID-19. 

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Health Department Partner with ShareBaby to Distribute 500,000 Diapers

The Baltimore City Health Department announced that through a partnership with ShareBaby, 500,000 diapers will be distributed to nearly 10,000 vulnerable children across Baltimore.