Daily Archives: April 27, 2020

Maryland Health Department to Release Nursing Home Outbreak Data

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan directed the state’s health department Monday to begin releasing detailed information on outbreaks at long-term care facilities. The move comes after some families have struggled to get information about cases at their loved ones’ homes. As recently as Friday, the Maryland Department of Health and each of the counties were still denying News4’s public information requests, saying…

DC Halfway House Closing, Releases Hundreds of Inmates

Hundreds of inmates are moving out of the Hope Village halfway house in Southeast D.C. as the longtime federal correctional facility is shuttering this week amid the coronavirus pandemic and a lawsuit alleging men inside were at risk. Eighty-five percent of the inmates are being sent to home confinement to finish their sentences — in some cases weeks or months…

Economic Relief Organization Provides Food to DC Healthcare Workers

An economic relief organization called Off Their Plate has partnered with restaurants across the country to accept donations and provide food to hospitals. The group’s D.C. branch worked with Alibi, a restaurant in Capitol Hill, to serve food to local hospitals, including MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.  Other healthcare partners in the District include Mary’s Center and United Medical Center, according…