Press Releases

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Baltimore City Will Enter Phase II of Reopening Beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 19

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced Baltimore City would move into its second phase of reopening businesses and services.

Mayor's Statement on Juneteenth

Click here to read the Mayor's statement

Mayor Young's Statement on Today's Supreme Court Ruling

Click here to read the Mayor's statement.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Health Commissioner, Police Commissioner Urge Residents to Follow Social Distancing, Avoid Large Gatherings

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, and Police Commissioner Michael S. Harrison urged residents to continue following COVID-19 best practices, including practicing social distancing and avoiding large gatherings.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Reopening of Retail Businesses

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that nonessential retail businesses can reopen beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 12, with limits on capacity.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Content Partnership with Wide Angle Youth Media for COVID-19 Public Service Campaign

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the launch of the “Back Up. Give Me 6” social distancing campaign,  developed for youth, by youth at Wide Angle Youth Media.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Department of Transportation Announce Free Mooring at Inner Harbor City Piers

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) announced that beginning on Monday, June 15, 2020 free mooring will be offered at select Inner Harbor City Piers.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Department of Transportation Announce Harbor Connector Will Resume Services

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) announced that beginning on Monday, June 15, the Harbor Connector services will resume.

Mayor Young Announces Extension of Grocery Access Pilot Program in West and South Baltimore Through August

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that the Grocery Access Pilot Program in West and South Baltimore, which provides low-fare rides to participating grocery stores in these neighborhoods, has been extended to August 31, 2020.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Signs Executive Order for Phase I Reopening

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young signed an executive order officially moving Baltimore City into Phase I of its reopening plan, including removing Stay At Home restrictions on residents while encouraging older and more vulnerable residents to remain home as much as possible.

Pages