American innovation helps patients beat coronavirus

American scientists are working furiously to develop treatments for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

The Baltimore County Farmers Market Opens Wednesday, June 3

Baltimore County, Md.— Farmers Markets— considered an essential business and an important food source during the current state of emergency— have been requested to remain open by the Maryland Department of Agriculture.

William Paca Garden Plant Sale : Everything You Need for Your COVID-19 Victory Garden

Annapolis— The William Paca Garden Plant Sale has been an Annapolis tradition for more than 40 years. This year, due to the fight against COVID-19 Historic Annapolis has moved the sale to the first week in June and change to ...

Community leaders, health officials lead local fight against COVID-19

In the face of an ongoing public health crisis, and the subsequent concerns it has raised among various black communities, local leaders and health officials are actively addressing the disparities that adversely affect Baltimore City’s most vulnerable residents.

Restarting Meat And Poultry Processing Plants

After I was discharged from the Navy and finished graduate school in the late 1960s, I started my corporate career as a manufacturing analyst/industrial engineer for a large food company that processed meat and poultry, and I know how close ...

Don’t be so hard on yourself

During the quarantine, I had a moment where I broke down because of the want and need for everything to return to normal. In the midst of my tears, the reason for my sadness transitioned from the impact of the ...

4 Ways To Help Nurses During The Coronavirus Pandemic

(Family Features) America's nurses are on the front lines of the fight against coronavirus, providing safe, quality, compassionate and nondiscriminatory care to those they serve, many of whom are doing so at significant risk to their own well-being.

Information on Testing for COVID-19


Thirteen-Year-Old Paris Brown Recalls Her Coronavirus Awakening

My name is Paris Brown. My parents are NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, Stacy Brown, and the awesome Shenay Brown.

Veteran Journalist Discusses Living With COVID-19

Stacy Brown said he and his wife Shenay took various precautionary measures to protect themselves against contracting COVID-19, a disease caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2.

What Do You Say To Someone Battling COVID-19?

Excerpt: “You know how to ask the right questions,” the late John Murphy, then-assistant managing editor of the Times-Tribune newspaper in Scranton, Pennsylvania, once told me. “You seem to know what to say.” However, if Murphy were alive today, I ...

Pet Tips/Products For A Safe And Happy Quarantine

As an essential business in Baltimore, Pet Valu remains open to serve pet parents as they navigate working from home or a new and disrupted schedule.

Staying Healthy And Productive While Social Distancing

As a society, we are facing unprecedented challenges across our communities, country and the globe.

As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates In Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay At Home Order Effective Tonight

“We Are No Longer Asking Or Suggesting That Marylanders Stay Home, We Are Directing Them To Do So.”

Maryland Reports 157 New COVID-19 Cases; Now More Than 1,200 Confirmed Cases In National Capital Region

“We have never faced anything like this ever before, and I continue to urge the people of our state to stay in place at home and stay safe.”