The Daily Dose: Maryland Confronts COVID-19 An evening roundup of WYPR's latest reporting on Maryland's COVID-19 response, a summary of essential state and local updates, and a forum for locals who want to share stories about everyday life in the era of Coronavirus. Let your voice be heard on the podcast! Leave a voicemail with your thoughts, questions, and insights about life in the Coronavirus era at 410-235-6060.
The Daily Dose: Maryland Confronts COVID-19

The Daily Dose: Maryland Confronts COVID-19

From WYPR - 88.1 FM Baltimore

An evening roundup of WYPR's latest reporting on Maryland's COVID-19 response, a summary of essential state and local updates, and a forum for locals who want to share stories about everyday life in the era of Coronavirus. Let your voice be heard on the podcast! Leave a voicemail with your thoughts, questions, and insights about life in the Coronavirus era at 410-235-6060.

Most Recent Episodes

The Daily Dose 6-17-21

We've all felt the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic these last 15 or so months. Well, a new survey quantifies those impacts, especially for people who were struggling financially before the pandemic began. And NAACP leaders call for suspending the police officers involved in recent violent arrests of Black teens in Ocean City — and maybe a boycott of Ocean City businesses. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Daily Dose 6-16-21

This afternoon Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott announced that he will lift the city's remaining mask mandate. Baltimore's health commissioner says there is still more work to do to get city residents vaccinated. And as more venues reopen, how are people celebrating Pride this year? Musician Kotic Couture joins us to share their plans. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Daily Dose 6-15-21

Governor Hogan declares Maryland's worst COVID-19 days behind us and ends the state of emergency. Meanwhile Baltimore City's top officials demand that Hogan reverse his decision to end unemployment benefits. And a law professor offers clarity on what Maryland employers can legally do when it comes to getting their staff vaccinated. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Daily Dose 6-14-21

Maryland's political map is about to get redrawn, and the redistricting raises questions about equity for minority voters. And Baltimore County might sell off a piece of its past, as it looks to put historic Perry Hall Mansion up for bids. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Daily Dose 6-10-21

Baltimore's mayor says the city will expand its eviction prevention program with a fund for security deposit assistance. And an immunologist from the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security talks about the possible origin of the COVID-19 virus and how we might better prepare for a possible future pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Daily Dose 6-9-21

Maryland hospitals announce a vaccine mandate for employees. Mayor Scott's veto of a hotly contested security deposit bill will stand. And from grade school to higher education, Maryland educators discuss their summer plans to combat more than a year of pandemic disruptions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Daily Dose 6-8-21

Baltimore County voters will have a chance to lower the minimum required age for serving on the County Council. And how do you feel about shaking hands? Will the social practice of the handshake ever recover from the pandemic? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Daily Dose 6-7-21

The Maryland Health Department is offering $3 million in grants for community groups to boost local vaccination outreach efforts. Plus, The Women's Housing Coalition works with some of Baltimore's most vulnerable residents, but their group's vaccination rate is better than the city as a whole. We'll hear the secrets of their success. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Daily Dose 6-4-21

As Maryland mass vaccination sites begin to ramp down, Baltimore will ramp up its mobile sites through the summer. Plus, a conversation about Black mental health, the impact of historical race bias on the mental health system, and what can be done to make mental health care widely accessible. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Daily Dose 6-3-21

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski shares his plan for spending 161 million dollars in federal ARP funds. In Baltimore, supporters rally behind a bill to ban the city's use of facial recognition technology. Plus, Mayor Scott sounds off on violent crime, federal recovery funds, and the city's ongoing indoor mask mandate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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