Press Releases

Mayor Young Announces Temporary Suspension of Indoor Dining at Bars and Restaurants

After a careful review of health data related to COVID-19, and in consultation with Baltimore's Health Commissioner, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has signed an Executive Order suspending indoor dining at bars and restaurants in Baltimore City.

Mayor Young's Statement on the Passing of U.S. Congressman John Lewis

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Mayor Young Announces Launch of Fan, Air Conditioning Unit Distribution Program for Older Adults

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the beginning of deliveries of fans and air conditioning units to older adults, to help residents stay in their homes on extreme heat days. 

Mayor Young's Statement on Arrest of Police Officer

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Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Baltimore City Health Department, Johns Hopkins Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, BUILD Announce Mobile, On-Demand Testing Partnership

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, the Baltimore City Health Department, Johns Hopkins Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), and BUILD announced a partnership to increase access to mobile, on-demand testing for COVID-19. 

Mayor Young, Department of Transportation and the Parking Authority of Baltimore City Announce City to Resume Parking Meter Enforcement

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young along with the Department of Transportation and the Parking Authority of Baltimore City announced today that the enforcement of parking meters throughout the city will resume beginning on Monday, July 13, 2020.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Announce Reopening Plan

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) announced the next phase of BCRP’s reopening plans for agency services, including pools, athletic courts, and playgrounds. 

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Grant Program to Assist Restaurants with Fees Associated with Outdoor Dining Permits

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced a grant program that will allow restaurants to submit applications for reimbursement of fees incurred due to starting or expanding outdoor seating capacity.

Baltimore City Recognized as Up-and-Coming Leader in Data-Driven Management

Baltimore City is proud to share it has earned the 2020 What Works Cities Honor Roll distinction as a leading city that uses data to inform policy and educate the public. 

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