Recent News

Mayor Unveils Citywide Website With COVID-19 Resources

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the release of a new City website dedicated to COVID-19

Mayor Young Approves COVID-19 Pandemic Mission Critical Stipend

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the COVID-19 Pandemic Mission Critical Stipend. Baltimore City’s frontline public-facing employees, including firefighters, EMTs, and police officers, will receive an additional $200.00 bi-weekly, to ease burdens as they continue to work to keep residents safe during this public health emergency. 

Mayor Young Releases COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan for People Experiencing Homelessness

Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young released his COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan for People Experiencing Homelessness. 

Mayor Young Declares State of Emergency

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young declared a local State of Emergency that went into effect at 12:01 p.m.

Mayor Young & Commissioner Harrison Urge Residents to Maintain Social Distancing Amid COVID-19 Emergency

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael S. Harrison are reminding residents that starting today, at 5:00 p.m., all restaurants, bars, movie theaters and gyms will be closed to the public.

Second Positive Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Baltimore City

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that the Maryland Department of Health has identified the second positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Baltimore City.

Mayor Young and County Executives from Across the State Join Governor Hogan for COVID-19 Update

Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young joined county executives from across Maryland for a conference call at noon today with Governor Hogan, members of his cabinet, and senior government officials regarding the State's ongoing response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mayor Young Seeks Federal Emergency Assistance for Baltimore Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Outbreak

Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young today sent a letter to Governor Hogan requesting the State's support in unlocking potentially millions of dollars in funding for Baltimore's small businesses through the federal Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL).

Mayor Young Outlines Process to Keep City Council Updated on COVID-19 Response

Starting Friday, March 13, Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young will activate the City's Joint Information Command Center (JICC) to ensure residents are receiving the most up-to-date and accurate information available regarding Baltimore's response to COVID-19.

Mayor Young Requests a Halt to Evictions Baltimore Sheriff, and District Administrative Judge Agree to Halt Evictions While Schools Closed

BALTIMORE, MD.  — Beginning immediately, evictions in Baltimore City are halted while schools are closed due to the growing COVID-19 virus.