Health & Fitness

Mayor Scott Allocates Another $11M Of ARPA Funds To Address Food Insecurity

CBS Baltimore (Health) 5/20 8:56A Health – CBS Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WJZ) Baltimore City will use another $11 million of its American Rescue Plan Act funds to assist the Department of Planning s efforts to combat food insecurity, Mayor Brandon Scott said. The money will go toward several initiatives...

Rabid Fox Found In Severna Park, Health Department Says

CBS Baltimore (Health) 5/20 5:00A Health – CBS Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WJZ) A rabid Red Fox has been found near a residential community in Severna Park, and officials are looking for any residents who may have come into contact with the animal, the Anne Arundel County Health Department said. The fox was...

A Third Of US Should Be Considering Masks, Officials Say

CBS Baltimore (Health) 5/18 9:10A Health – CBS Baltimore
WASHINGTON (AP) — COVID-19 cases are increasing in the United States – and could get even worse over the coming months, federal health officials warned Wednesday in urging areas hardest hit to consider reissuing calls for indoor masking....

FDA Clears COVID Booster Shot For Healthy Kids Ages 5 To 11

CBS Baltimore (Health) 5/17 6:14A Health – CBS Baltimore
(AP) U.S. regulators on Tuesday authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their protection as infections once again creep upward. Everyone 12 and older already was supposed to get...

COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations Surpass 400, Positivity Rate Above 8%

CBS Baltimore (Health) 5/17 5:05A Health – CBS Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WJZ) For the first time since February, there are more than 400 Marylanders hospitalized with COVID-19, according to data released Tuesday by the Maryland Department of Health. And the state s seven-day positivity rate is the highest it...

Maryland Department Health Issues Guidance In Light Of Baby Formula Shortage

CBS Baltimore (Health) 5/16 9:18A Health – CBS Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WJZ) In the face of a nationwide baby formula shortage, the Maryland Department of Health is advising families to keep in close contact with their child s health care provider and encouraging residents to see if they re eligible for...

Talking Mental Health Awareness With LifeBridge Health

CBS Baltimore (Health) 5/12 9:47A Health – CBS Baltimore
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. In recognition of that, WJZ s Linh Bui spoke with Dr. Drew Pate, chief of psychiatry at LifeBridge Health, about how the pandemic affected people mentally, such as the impact of stress and anxiety on...

Baltimore Resident ‘Mr. Millionaire’ Claims VaxCash 2.0 Prize

CBS Baltimore (Health) 5/5 9:18A Health – CBS Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WJZ) A 57-year-old Baltimore man known as Mr. Millionaire has collected the grand prize of the VaxCash 2.0 sweepstakes, the very million dollars now attached to his name. Dressed in a gold dollar sign hat, gold dollar sign shades and a...
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