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UMMS Produces “Party Foul” Public Service Announcement Aimed At Educating Young Adults On Dangers Of COVID-19

October 05, 2020
New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been released showing that coronavirus infections among young adults jumped from August to September. From Aug. 2 to Sept. 5, weekly coronavirus cases among people aged 18-22 years increased 55% nationally, according to the study, which analyzed data on probable and confirmed cases from health departments across the country.

University of Maryland Medical System Observes World Patient Safety Day

September 16, 2020
Member organizations of the University of Maryland Medical System will join the World Health Organization’s World Patient Safety Day (WPSD) movement to recognize patient safety issue as a global health priority. This year’s theme for WPSD is “Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety”.