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The Daily Dose: Maryland Confronts COVID-19


An evening roundup of WYPR's latest reporting on Maryland's COVID-19 response, a summary of essential state and local updates, and a forum for locals who want to share stories about everyday life in the era of Coronavirus.  Let your voice be heard on the podcast! Leave a voicemail with your thoughts, questions, and insights about life in the Coronavirus era at 410-235-6060.

The Daily Dose 4-6-20

20 hours ago

State and county budgets brace for major repercussions in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic, residents scramble to connect with financial lifelines, and cooped up party-goers find a creative way to show off their dance moves online.

The Daily Dose 4-3-20

Apr 3, 2020

Governor Hogan announces new initiatives to help citizens get access to crucial services. Baltimore County residents get a chance to air their concerns and questions during a virtual town hall. And how do you stop COVID-19 from spreading in Maryland’s prison system?

The Daily Dose 4-2-20

Apr 2, 2020

Baltimore County officials hold a virtual town hall to handle Frequently Asked Questions, crafts-people in Baltimore take on the PPE shortage using 3D printers, and Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes lays out the details of the federal stimulus package.

The Daily Dose 4-1-20

Apr 1, 2020

Maryland sees its largest single day surge in confirmed Coronavirus cases. The city grapples with new budget realities. State legislators push back on an all mail-in ballot election. And some good news about neighbors helping neighbors.

The Daily Dose 3-31-20

Mar 31, 2020

Baltimore County prepares with a surge of confirmed COVID-19 cases, a psychiatric hospital in Howard County struggles to provide services while patients and one staffer test positive for Coronavirus, and officials and volunteers mobilize to try and protect Baltimore’s homeless from infection.

The Daily Dose 3-30-20

Mar 30, 2020

Governor Hogan issues a new directive ... all Marylanders must be in their homes by 8pm, starting tonight. Bioethicists lay out a blueprint for deciding who among the sickest would get prioritized for a limited number of life-saving ventilators. And as the time-frame for hunkering down in place continues, so does the problem of food insecurity.

The Daily Dose 3-27-20

Mar 27, 2020

City council candidates scramble to campaign in the midst of a pandemic, teachers gear up for a long school shutdown, and scammers try to exploit an already bad situation.