WTOP: New interactive map shows coronavirus testing sites in Maryland

WTOP: New interactive map shows coronavirus testing sites in Maryland. “Maryland introduced a new website on Saturday that allows residents to find their nearest coronavirus testing site. Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted out a link to the new tool from the Maryland Health Department, noting that Marylanders can use it to check on locations’ hours and appointment policies.”

Washington Post: Blue Flame Medical asks Maryland to restore its contract for covid-19 equipment

Washington Post: Blue Flame Medical asks Maryland to restore its contract for covid-19 equipment. “Blue Flame Medical, the supply company started this spring by two Republican consultants, has asked the state of Maryland to restore a canceled $12.5 million contract with the firm to provide equipment used in the fight against coronavirus. The contract was canceled by Maryland officials earlier this month who said Blue Flame failed to deliver medical masks and ventilators on time. The firm’s lawyer, Douglas Gansler, a former Maryland attorney general, said Thursday that Maryland officials made a mistake.”

NPR: Maryland Reports Largest Rise Yet In Coronavirus Cases 4 Days After Reopening

NPR: Maryland Reports Largest Rise Yet In Coronavirus Cases 4 Days After Reopening. “The Maryland Department of Health reported 1,784 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, setting a new high mark four days after the state began reopening its economy. Maryland is now reporting 41,546 cases, including nearly 2,000 people who have died from the disease.”

State of Maryland: Appellate court case information now available on Maryland Judiciary Case Search

State of Maryland: Appellate court case information now available on Maryland Judiciary Case Search. “The Maryland Judiciary has expanded its public access database, Maryland Judiciary Case Search, to include remote access to case information from the Court of Appeals (COA) and the Court of Special Appeals (COSA), in addition to existing access to cases in the trial courts. The appellate case information is now available online. Case Search now contains COA case information from term year 2015 to present and COSA case information from term year 2016 to present.”

Washington Post: Maryland cancels $12.5 million PPE contract with firm started by GOP operatives

Washington Post: Maryland cancels $12.5 million PPE contract with firm started by GOP operatives. “The state of Maryland on Saturday terminated a $12.5 million contract for personal protective equipment with a firm started this spring by two well-connected Republican operatives. State officials said the company, Blue Flame Medical, failed to deliver masks and ventilators as promised and that the matter has been referred to Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) for review. Blue Flame received a down payment of nearly $6.3 million from Maryland in early April — after promising to provide within weeks desperately needed PPE for front-line medical personnel dealing with the novel coronavirus.”

Maryland businesses: Use this web tool to determine whether you’re eligible for COVID-19 relief programs (Technical .ly)

Technical .ly: Maryland businesses: Use this web tool to determine whether you’re eligible for COVID-19 relief programs. “The Maryland Business Relief Wizard launched on Wednesday. It’s a web tool where users can get a look at which programs are still accepting applications, which will change as announcements are made about funds running out (such as the Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan and Grant Fund filling up this week) or gaining new resources (like if Congress passes more funding for the PPP).”

University of Maryland: College Park Community Of Lakeland To Get New Digital Archive

University of Maryland: College Park Community Of Lakeland To Get New Digital Archive. “A National Endowment for the Humanities grant will enhance the ability of Lakeland residents to manage their cultural heritage. In the late 19th century, a small African American community named Lakeland took root just beyond the grounds of what was then called the Maryland Agricultural College, now the University of Maryland. Lakeland thrived for decades, even in the face of historical forces like segregation, suburbanization, school desegregation and urban renewal, which plagued African American towns and cities across the nation throughout the 20th century.”