Recent News

Mayor's Statement on Census Estimates Showing Population Decline in Baltimore

The U.S. Census released estimated population figures that show Baltimore's count dipping below 600,000 residents for the first time in more than a century. 

Mayor Young's Statement on First Responders Testing Positive for COVID-19

Mayor Young announced that two Baltimore City Fire Department EMS providers and a member of the Baltimore Police Department tested positive for COVID-19. 

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).