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Howard County Executive Announces Alignment with Governor Orders, Limited Reopening of Indoor Athletic Facilities to Spectators

Howard County Executive Announces Alignment with Governor Orders, Limited Reopening of Indoor Athletic Facilities to Spectators

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball today announced Howard County will be in alignment with Governor’s Hogan’s order to lift outdoor masking requirements and remove outdoor dining restrictions, effective May 1, 2021. Additionally, Ball announced a partial lifting of COVID-19 restrictions on spectators for activities held at Howard County indoor athletic facilities, in effect at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021. 
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Howard County Executive Launches Vaccination Partnership with Safeway

Howard County Executive Launches Vaccination Partnership with Safeway

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball launched a public-private partnership with Safeway today to vaccinate more Howard County residents, prioritizing students 18 years and older. “In Howard County 50% of residents between 18-24 have received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine,” said Ball. “Today’s clinic is an important step in reaching a population that has lower vaccination rates, and our hope is many of these young people will encourage their peers, family, and friends to see the benefit...
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Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Opens 50+ Centers to Limited In-Person Services This Week

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Opens 50+ Centers to Limited In-Person Services This Week

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball today announced the resumption of limited, in-person services for all 50+ Centers at 50% capacity on Friday, April 30, 2021.  “We know that these centers are an invaluable resource for social engagement, health and wellness, and life planning,” said Ball. “99% of our super seniors, those ages 75 and older, and 90% of residents between the ages of 65 and 74 have received at least one dose of the vaccine, which provides an additional safety measure to our 50+...
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Governor Hogan and First Lady Join Howard County Executive for Vaccine Clinic Tour

Governor Hogan and First Lady Join Howard County Executive for Vaccine Clinic Tour

April 14, 2021 Media Contact: Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022  ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan joined Howard County Executive Calvin Ball today to tour a vaccine clinic at Bridgeway Church in Columbia. The clinic is a partnership between the state’s Vaccine Equity Task Force, Howard County Health Department and other County age...
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Howard County Executive Launches Community-Based Mobile Testing

Howard County Executive Launches Community-Based Mobile Testing

Today, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball launched new community-based mobile testing at five rotating locations throughout Howard County. The mobile testing will be operated by First Call Urgent Care, Monday-Friday from 3:00-7:00 p.m. The mobile testing sites were chosen to remove barriers to access for communities as school buildings reopen. Locations are walkable to surrounding communities and along bus routes. 
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Howard County Executive Statement on Anticipated Mass Vaccination Site

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball released the following statement regarding an anticipated mass vaccination site in Howard County:  “Howard County is a central location in Maryland and accessible to many residents around our state. We’re eager to support vaccination efforts to help end this pandemic and look forward to working with Governor Hogan to stand up a mass vaccination site in Howard County by the end of April.
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