Health & Fitness

Hogan Authorizes State Health Officials To Administer Moderna, J&J Boosters

CBS Baltimore (Health) 10/22 5:21A Health – CBS Baltimore
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) Following the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention s final approval of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots, Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday authorized state health officials to administer additional doses from...

Health Officials Share Ways To Keep Children Safe This Holiday Season

CBS Baltimore (Health) 10/21 4:59P Health – CBS Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WJZ) Halloween is right around the corner and before you know it the holidays will be here. Plenty of families are getting travel plans ready but the big question many have is how do u keep kids safe who are still unvaccinated? It s...

White House Details Plans To Vaccinate 28M Children Ages 5-11

CBS Baltimore (Health) 10/20 4:41P Health – CBS Baltimore
WASHINGTON (AP/WJZ) — Children ages 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician’s office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school, the White House said Wednesday as it detailed plans for the expected...

Maryland Congressman Says He Prescribes Ivermectin For COVID

CBS Baltimore (Health) 10/20 2:15P Health – CBS Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland congressman who is a practicing anesthesiologist said on a radio show that he prescribed a medication typically used to treat parasites in livestock and humans as a treatment for COVID-19. Republican Rep. Andy Harris,...

FDA OKs Mixing COVID Vaccines; Backs Moderna, J&J Boosters

CBS Baltimore (Health) 10/20 11:11A Health – CBS Baltimore
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received...

Baltimore County Releases New Opioid Overdose Data Dashboard

CBS Baltimore (Health) 10/19 2:46P Health – CBS Baltimore
TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski released a new data dashboard Tuesday to display detailed information about opioid overdose, both fatal and nonfatal, in the county. Officials said the new dashboard is set to expand...

Racism Declared A Public Health Crisis In New York City

CBS Baltimore (Health) 10/19 2:50A Health – CBS Baltimore
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) Racism is now officially a public health crisis in New York City. Monday, the city s Board of Health passed a resolution recognizing the impact of racism on people s health during the pandemic , which magnified inequities in...
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