COVID-19 Vaccination Sites in Howard County

I thought I would take a little time this morning and document the various locations where you can obtain your COVID-19 vaccination in Howard County. Here are the locations in Howard County listed by the State of Maryland: https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/vaccine Vaccinations are available through hospitals, local health departments, pharmacies, and mass vaccination sites. If you are eligible to receive a vaccine,...

Governor Hogan will provide a COVID-19 update on February 23rd at 2:30pm

Public Schedule for Governor Larry Hogan for Tuesday, February 23, 2021 The public schedule for Governor Larry Hogan for Tuesday, February 23, 2021 includes the following: Tuesday, February 23, 2021: 1:00 PM: Governor Hogan will join Washington Post Live for a discussion on news of the day. Register for the program here. 2:30 PM: Governor Hogan will provide a COVID-19 update. Governor’s Reception Room State...

Howard County General Hospital VP appointed to Commission on Aging

Elizabeth Edsall Kromm, vice president of Population Health and Advancement for Howard County General Hospital, was appointed to a three-year term on the Howard County Commission on Aging. The 15-member volunteer advisory board works to promote the health and wellbeing of older adults in Howard County. Kromm leads population health activities and strategic planning efforts for Howard County General Hospital...

Carroll County Government – Employment Opportunities – February 22nd

The following is a listing of employment opportunities shared by Carroll County Government on February 22nd (via email): Accountant I – Bureau of Accounting, Department of the Comptroller $21.86 hourly (Grade C11), 40 hours per week Hours are typically Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Apply by 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 25, 2021 Bureau Chief of Purchasing- Department of the Comptroller/Bureau...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will provide an update on the County’s vaccination efforts on February 23rd at 11:00am

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)...

Update to Howard County Public School System Student Meals Procedures Effective March 1st

General Information Effective March 1, meals for seven days per week will continue to be provided at no cost to students; however, the days and times meals will be provided will change. Meals will be available in most schools, including those that have been closed for construction and those closed due to inadequate staffing. Meals will be available for pickup from...

WordPress version 5.6.2 is released on February 22nd

WordPress 5.6.2 Maintenance Release WordPress 5.6.2 is now available! This maintenance release includes 5 bug fixes. These bugs affect WordPress version 5.6.1, so you’ll want to upgrade. You can download WordPress 5.6.2 directly, or visit the Dashboard → Updates screen and click Update Now. If your sites support automatic background updates, they’ve already started the update process. WordPress 5.6.2 is a small maintenance release focused on fixing user-facing issues...

Interagency Commission on School Construction Adds State Funding Recommendation for Hammond High School, Fully Funds High School #13 and Talbott Springs Elementary School Projects

Today Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced that the Interagency Commission on School Construction (IAC) increased its state funding recommendation for Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) priority construction projects by nearly $8 million dollars, bringing the total state funding recommendation to $28.6 million out of a requested $40.3 million. “Ensuring the completion of these three critical school construction projects is a top priority of...

Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School in Howard County provides a sneak peak at what a socially distanced cafeteria will look like when students return

Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School (part of the Howard County Public School System) posted the following tweet this morning: Here is the text and photos from the tweet: 7 days until March 1st! Countdown and sneak peek! Eyes Are you wondering what a socially distanced cafeteria will look like? Our cafeteria space is ready for students to return! #HybridHCPSS #CelebrateHCPSS #tresstrong Blue...

Howard County Public School System teachers are scheduled to begin “Work-To-Rule” procedures today

It was announced back on February 17th that the "Howard County Education Association members voted to authorize work-to-rule with 91% in favor of working-to-rule". Work-To-Rule is scheduled to begin today (February 22, 2021). Here are other previous articles on this topic from Scott E's Blog: February 10th: Howard County Education Association Building Representatives passed a resolution authorizing Work-to-Rule status by a vote...