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TidalHealth Peninsula Regional and the surgeons practicing there have placed a temporary pause in elective, non-emergency surgeries that require an overnight stay. For at least a two-week period … more
ANNAPOLIS —Marylanders 65 and over living in congregate care facilities, including nursing homes, are eligible for COVID-19 booster shots effective immediately. Gov. Larry Hogan announced … more
U.S. Rep. Andy Harris told Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce members that the benefits of Covid-19 vaccines far outweigh the risks, especially for older adults and people who have pre-existing … more
While the past 18 months have been a test for everyone, the time span has been especially challenging for Dr. Steve Leonard. As President and CEO of TidalHealth, the region’s health care … more
With a rising number of Covid-19 cases in recent weeks, Wicomico County Public Schools is now requiring all staff, students and visitors to wear masks in indoor spaces. The new rule went into … more
 In late 2020, at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, TidalHealth’s Richard A. Henson Research Institute was asked to participate in a clinical trial of a new treatment for the … more
Local health officials are seeing a spike in Covid-19 cases as the highly contagious Delta variant of the virus spreads mostly among unvaccinated people. In the last two weeks, cases in Wicomico … more
The Wicomico County Health Department will offer walk-in and scheduled Covid-19 vaccine appointments for the Janssen (1 dose) and Moderna (2 doses) vaccines at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center … more
The Wicomico County Health Department will offer walk-in and scheduled Covid-19 vaccine appointments for the Janssen (1 dose) and Moderna (2 doses) vaccines at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center … more
Health officials plan to shut down Covid-19 mass vaccination sites across Maryland – including the one in Salisbury -- as the state moves to expand its mobile clinics and offer shots through … more
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was in Salisbury on Friday, making a stop at Evolution Craft Brewing Co.’s Public House, where customers were offered a free beer in return for receiving a Covid-19 … more
State officials are offering the chance of winning part of $2 million from the Maryland Lottery to entice more people to get vaccinated against Covid-19. The $2 Million VaxCash Promotion will … more
Tenants who struggled to pay rent and utility bills during the Covid-19 pandemic could get help from a $7.38 million grant to Wicomico County for rental assistance. The money will be split between … more
The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing a “shot and a beer” event at Evolution Craft Brewing as a way to get younger people vaccinated against Covid-19. Gov. Larry Hogan … more
As Maryland health officials cheered a 43 percent drop in new Covid-19 cases last week, they also worry that fewer people are turning out to get vaccinated – a step necessary for the country … more
Salisbury University and University of Maryland Eastern Shore will require students and employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to live, learn or work on campus this fall. Friday’s … more
Local clinics that were offering the one-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine have switched to two-dose Pfizer or Moderna after state health officials last week suspended the use of J&J … more
Salisbury-area clinics that were offering the one-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine have switched to two-dose Pfizer or Moderna after state health officials suspended the use of J&J, … more
Statewide disparities in COVID-19 vaccinations expose barriers that underserved populations face in avoiding life-threatening infection. Maryland’s early vaccination rollout shows a pattern of … more
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