Press Releases

Mayor Young Issues Executive Order Regarding Facial Coverings

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young signed an executive order instituting a new policy regarding wearing facial coverings. 

Mayor Young and Health Commissioner Issue Update on FutureCare – Lochearn Cases

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 at the FutureCare – Lochearn facility in Northwest Baltimore.

Mayor Young and BDC Awards Nine Baltimore City Manufacturers with Grants to Produce Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturing Fund

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Baltimore Development Corporation have announced the nine Baltimore City manufacturers and businesses, which were awarded grants from the newly created fund, to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) listed on the Maryland Department of Commerce’s COVID-19: Maryland Critical Needs List.  

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Department of Finance Delay Baltimore City Tax Sale

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Department of Finance announced that the 2020 Baltimore City Tax Sale scheduled for Monday, May 18 would be postponed to July 20. 

Mayor Young, Goldman Sachs, and Lendistry Announce Multi-Million Dollar Stimulus Program for Local Businesses

The City of Baltimore announced a partnership with Goldman Sachs and Lendistry to provide $10 million in potentially forgivable SBA Paycheck Protection Program loans to help vulnerable Baltimore City small businesses, including non-profit organizations, weather the economic impact of COVID-19. 

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Health Department Partner with ShareBaby to Distribute 500,000 Diapers

The Baltimore City Health Department announced that through a partnership with ShareBaby, 500,000 diapers will be distributed to nearly 10,000 vulnerable children across Baltimore. 

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Department of Recreation and Parks Announce Alternative Recreation Options and Free Book Distribution

The Baltimore City Department or Recreation and Parks introduced its latest efforts in supporting distance learning and alternative recreation options with the launch of Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ Virtual Rec Center and new partnership with the Maryland Book Bank.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Talks to Faith Leaders in Advance of Passover, Holy Week

Over the weekend, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young reached out to faith leaders across Baltimore to provide updates on guidance and best practices in advance of Passover and Holy Week religious observances.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services Begin Transport of Residents Experiencing Homelessness to Motels

Beginning this week, the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services will begin to relocate vulnerable homeless residents over the age of 62 from the City’s three emergency shelters to motels.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Delegate Sandy Rosenberg, Delegate Dalya Attar, Councilmember Zeke Cohen, Councilmember Yitzy Schleifer, and community leaders release video in advance of Passover

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Delegates Sandy Rosenberg and Dalya Attar, Councilmembers Zeke Cohen and Yitzy Schleifer, and community leaders delivered a video message to the Jewish community, urging them to celebrate Passover at home. 

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