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TidalHealth’s Mobile Integrated Health/SWIFT team made history in December by administering the first home-based monoclonal antibody infusion in Maryland to Steven Webster of Mardela … more
A “significant surge” in Covid-19 cases continues in Wicomico County even as it begins to wane in other parts of the state, Lori Brewster, Health Officer for Wicomico County, told County … more
The newest surge in Covid-19 cases on the Lower Shore has prompted TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury to elevate itself to crisis status.  As a result of significant increases in … more
Maryland set a new record of 3,057 Covid-19 hospitalizations on Tuesday, as Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan warned the newest projections show the number could climb to more than 5,000 in the coming … more
Covid-19 continued to surge across Maryland over the past week with some 25,000 new cases added over the Christmas weekend alone. more
TidalHealth officials announced Wednesday that patient visitation is being suspended temporarily on Monday, Dec. 27, at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury. more
Covid-19 cases are surging again across Maryland, with hospitals and doctors’ offices seeing a staggering number of infected patients in the week before Christmas. At TidalHealth Peninsula … more
DOVER — The Blood Bank of Delmarva announced a blood emergency on Thursday due in large part to fears of the omicron variant of COVID-19, as well as the holiday season. With the omicron … more
Congressman Andy Harris said a complaint has been filed against him with a physicians examiners board for prescribing Ivermectin for Covid-19. Harris, a Republican, represents Wicomico County as … more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved boosters for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines. The Wicomico County Health Department began administering Moderna and … more
As of this week, family members and friends can once again visit patients at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional -- the first time inpatient visitation has been allowed since it was suspended in March … more
ANNAPOLIS  - In an ongoing effort to protect employees and taxpayers from the COVID-19 pandemic, Comptroller Peter Franchot has announced that visitors and employees in all agency offices will … more
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Lumped into the “Other” racial and ethnic category, American Indians and Alaska Natives are effectively invisible on Maryland’s state website for … more
With Covid-19 cases surging locally, Wicomico County Board of Education members adopted the state mask mandate for public school classrooms in a 5-2 vote, despite vocal opposition from parents in the … more
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
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