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Howard County to Host Older Adults Teleconference Town Hall

Howard County to Host Older Adults Teleconference Town Hall

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and the Department of Community Resources and Services’ Office on Aging and Independence will present a teleconference town hall meeting for older adults, caregivers, and interested community members on June 29, 2020 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
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Coronavirus Updates: CARES Act Funding, Online Aging & Independence Classes, Pop-Up Pantries, Know Your Rights Townhall

Coronavirus Updates: CARES Act Funding, Online Aging & Independence Classes, Pop-Up Pantries, Know Your Rights Townhall

Howard County has received its share of the CARES Act funding, nearly $57 million ($56,830,393), from the State of Maryland. As a jurisdiction with a population under 500,000, Howard County was required to submit detailed applications documenting how grant funding is projected to be spent and execute a grant agreement with the State. Additionally, half of the County’s share of grant funding, $28,415,197, was granted to the Howard County Health Department, while the remaining half was transmitte...
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Coronavirus Updates: Hospital Data Added to Dashboard, Unemployment Insurance Support Videos, Feed Howard County

Coronavirus Updates: Hospital Data Added to Dashboard, Unemployment Insurance Support Videos, Feed Howard County

Howard County has added hospital capacity data to the COVID-19 Dashboard. The additional section of the dashboard breaks down the Howard County General Hospital’s (HCGH) intensive care unit (ICU), acute beds, and ventilators that are in use and available. As one of the key metrics in County Executive Ball’s HoCo RISE framework, this data will be considered as Howard County moves towards reopening parts of our economy. 
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County Executive Ball Launches Census Dashboard

County Executive Ball Launches Census Dashboard

Today, County Executive Calvin Ball launched the HoCoCounts 2020 Census dashboard, an innovative online tool providing real-time statistics on census completion within Howard County. The dashboard provides the current response rate for Howard County, other Maryland Counties, and Maryland overall. The deadline for completing the census has been extended to October 31, 2020. 
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