Press Releases

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Baltimore City Health Department Announce Beginning of 2020 Code Red Heat Season

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Baltimore City Health Department announced the start of Baltimore City’s Code Red Extreme Heat season, and the purchase and distribution of 1,200 air conditioning units and 25,000 fans for the City’s older adults.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces New COVID-19 Coordinated Mental Health Recovery Effort

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the COVID-19 Coordinated Mental Health Recovery Effort to combat the impact of stress and trauma caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Next Steps for Restaurants Permitted for Outdoor Dining

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that restaurants with outdoor dining permits can begin serving patrons outside only at 5 p.m., on Friday, May 29.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Modifications to City’s Stay at Home Order

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa announced plans to adjust Baltimore's Stay at Home order to allow curbside pickup at retail stores.

Mayor Young Selects the Baltimore Development Corporation and Neighborhood Design Center to Lead Design for Distancing: Reopening Baltimore Together, a Tactical Public Health and Business Recovery Initiative Throughout Baltimore City Districts

With a $1.5 million investment from Baltimore City’s COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Initiative, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has announced that Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) and Neighborhood Design Center (NDC) will lead Design for Distancing: Reopening Baltimore Together, a tactical urban design initiative intended to help small businesses reopen without compromising public health.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Releases Statement on Police Officer Shot in Line of Duty

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young released a statement in response to a police involved shooting in the 1000 block of Light Street.

Mayor Young and BDC Awards $100,000 in Grants to Baltimore City Manufacturers to Produce Personal Protective Equipment

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Baltimore Development Corporation have announced that 10 Baltimore City manufacturers and organizations were awarded grants to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) listed on the Maryland Department of Commerce’s COVID-19: Maryland Critical Needs List. 

Mayor Young, Department of Transportation, and Department of Recreation & Parks Announce Expansion of Slow Streets Pilot Program

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, along with the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Recreation and Parks (BCRP), announced the expansion of the Slow Streets Pilot Program.

Mayor Young Announces Virtual YouthWorks Summer Jobs Program

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced a 2020 virtual YouthWorks summer jobs program.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Cancellation of Public Events Through August 31

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced today that all public events held in Baltimore City slated to include more than 250 people have been cancelled through August 31st, 2020.

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