Office of the Mayor

New ‘Baltimore Health Corps’ to Hire and Train Hundreds of Jobless Residents to Serve Neighborhoods Hardest-Hit by COVID-19

Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, the Baltimore City Health Department, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, and The Rockefeller Foundation announced the launch of a groundbreaking pilot program – the Baltimore Health Corps –designed to address the city’s interconnected economic and public health crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mayor Young, Dr. Dzirasa and Commissioner Harrison Update Public on Protests and COVID-19

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young was joined by Baltimore City Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa and Commissioner Michael S. Harrison to brief the public on the protests and the status of COVID-19 in Baltimore City. Mayor Young issued the following statement.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Baltimore City Recreation & Parks Reopen City Tennis Courts and Disk Golf Courses

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the reopening of Baltimore City-owned tennis and disk golf courts.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Donation of 50,000 Masks from Baltimore’s Sister City

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young welcomes the shipment of 50,000 surgical masks donated by Baltimore’s “Sister City” of Xiamen, China, to assist in the City’s COVID-19 coordinated response planning.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Baltimore City Health Department Announce Beginning of 2020 Code Red Heat Season

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Baltimore City Health Department announced the start of Baltimore City’s Code Red Extreme Heat season, and the purchase and distribution of 1,200 air conditioning units and 25,000 fans for the City’s older adults.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces New COVID-19 Coordinated Mental Health Recovery Effort

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the COVID-19 Coordinated Mental Health Recovery Effort to combat the impact of stress and trauma caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Next Steps for Restaurants Permitted for Outdoor Dining

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that restaurants with outdoor dining permits can begin serving patrons outside only at 5 p.m., on Friday, May 29.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Modifications to City’s Stay at Home Order

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa announced plans to adjust Baltimore's Stay at Home order to allow curbside pickup at retail stores.

Mayor Young Selects the Baltimore Development Corporation and Neighborhood Design Center to Lead Design for Distancing: Reopening Baltimore Together, a Tactical Public Health and Business Recovery Initiative Throughout Baltimore City Districts

With a $1.5 million investment from Baltimore City’s COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Initiative, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has announced that Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) and Neighborhood Design Center (NDC) will lead Design for Distancing: Reopening Baltimore Together, a tactical urban design initiative intended to help small businesses reopen without compromising public health.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Releases Statement on Police Officer Shot in Line of Duty

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young released a statement in response to a police involved shooting in the 1000 block of Light Street.

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