Howard County Executive to Provide Vaccination Update 

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will provide an update on the County’s vaccination efforts on Tuesday, February 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Howard Community College (HCC) Athletics and Fitness Center. Ball will be joined by Howard County Health Officer Dr. Maura Rossman, HCC President Dr. Kate Hetherington, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Superintendent Dr.  Michael Martirano, Howard County General Hospital (HCGH) Interim President Dr. Shafeeq Ahmed, Department of Fire and Rescue Chief William Anuszewski, and Department of Community Resources and Support (DCRS) Director Jacqueline Scott. The event will also be streamed on Facebook live 

“We’ve made great progress, and the Health Department continues to be one of the most efficient jurisdictions when it comes to getting shots in arms,” said Ball. “However, we still have many challenges, including a vaccine supply that has decreased over the past three weeks. We know that many in our community are eagerly looking forward to getting vaccinated.”  

WHAT:             Vaccine Update Presser   

WHEN:             Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. 

WHERE:          HCC Athletics and Fitness Center, 5500 Dragon Pl, Columbia, MD 21044, off Hickory Ridge Road, please see campus map here 


  • Calvin Ball, Howard County Executive 
  • Dr. Maura Rossman, Howard County Health Officer 
  • Dr. Kate Hetherington, HCC President 
  • Dr. Michael Martirano, HCPSS Superintendent 
  • Dr. Shafeeq Ahmed, HCGH Interim President 
  • Chief William Anuszewski, Fire and Rescue Services 
  • Jacqueline Scott, DCRS Director 


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