News for Howard County and Carroll County on October 22nd: CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Boosters, Check your onions, Legislation to Establish Police Accountability Board in HoCo

I have some important updates this morning to the articles on the blog related to Howard County and Carroll County. Here is a recap of what I talked about today in the video:

  • Update to “Howard County shares update about COVID-19 boosters; FDA approved Moderna and J&J but administration cannot begin until the CDC authorizes use”
    • CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots on October 21st
  • Carroll County Health Department provides information about recall and illnesses linked to whole, fresh onions from ProSource Produce and Keeler Family Farms
  • Howard County Executive Calvin Ball pre-filed legislation to establish a Police Accountability Board

Watch here for the updates this morning:

Here are a few links of interest mentioned in the video:

U.S. CDC signs off on Moderna, J&J COVID-19 vaccine boosters, mix-and-match shots: https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-cdc-advisers-weigh-moderna-jj-covid-19-vaccine-boosters-mix-and-match-shots-2021-10-21/

CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/p1021-covid-booster.html

Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella Oranienburg: Whole, Fresh Onions (October 2021): https://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/outbreak-investigation-salmonella-oranienburg-whole-fresh-onions-october-2021

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I hope you find these updates useful. If you have any suggestions always feel free to reach out to me.

Scott E

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