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UMMS Discharges System’s 1,000th COVID-Positive PatientJuly 01, 2020
Recently, UMMS discharged its 1,000th COVID-positive patient to home, marking a significant milestone in the System’s response to this pandemic.
University of Maryland Medical System, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announce Opening of TRI Support Center at Lord Baltimore HotelMay 12, 2020
This important initiative and partnership will provide Triage, Respite and Isolation services to COVID-19 positive individuals who are unable to self-isolate where they live and do not require hospitalization.
UMMS Hospitals and Medical Facilities Granted $168,000 From Nora Roberts Foundation To Aid In COVID-19 ResponseMay 05, 2020
The University of Maryland Medical System has received nearly $170,000 in grant funding from the Nora Roberts Foundation for its acute-care hospitals and freestanding medical facilities that are engaged in the COVID-19 response. The funds will be used by individual hospital foundations to support a variety of projects and initiatives related to COVID-19 including employee and patient assistance, meals for the community, personal protective equipment (PPE) and mental health care resources.
Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital Opens As Part of COVID-19 Patient Surge PlanApril 26, 2020
UMMS Leaders: Passover and Easter Holidays Pose Unique Challenges For Faith Traditions During COVID-19April 07, 2020
With the Passover and Easter holidays landing in the middle of a global pandemic, the need for individuals to balance medical advice around health and safety while still observing these religious holidays poses unique challenges.
University of Maryland Medical System Announces Universal Masking Policy At All Facilities In Response To COVID-19April 06, 2020
As part of its ongoing preparedness and response effort regarding COVID-19 and in order to protect patients, staff and visitors, the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has implemented a Universal Masking Policy for all 13 System hospitals and other UMMS healthcare facilities