Tag: Public safety

Flu Deaths Spike in Children: 75% Didn’t Get Flu Shot

Flu Deaths Spike in Children: 75% Didn’t Get Flu Shot

| February 17, 2018

A sharp spike in flu deaths among children was reported Friday by the CDC.  Called the worst flu season in a decade, another 22 children died last week.  Across the US, 84 children have died of the flu since the season began.   But there may be some good news. This week, researchers reported  that […]

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2018 Flu Worsens — Weeks More Ahead

2018 Flu Worsens — Weeks More Ahead

| February 6, 2018

2018 FLU SEASON UPDATE: Hospitalizations for flu are at the highest level since the CDC began collecting this data — and climbing. Many flu experts predict the 2018 flu season has weeks more to go.  In Maryland, ERs and doctors are seeing an increased percentage of people sick with the flu for the third straight week. […]

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How Doctors and Nurses Prevent Flu

How Doctors and Nurses Prevent Flu

| February 2, 2018

Prevent Flu Ever wonder how doctors and nurses prevent flu? After all, they are surrounded by people with high fevers and the flu, coughing at them in small exam rooms. The answers may surprise you–and mainly because some of the most important preventative steps are so simple! 1. Wash Your Hands (or use hand sanitizer) […]

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Flu Deadlier – Spread by Breathing

Flu Deadlier – Spread by Breathing

| January 22, 2018

The flu virus is deadlier this year, killing an average of 100 people per week beginning last month. The flu has killed 30 children this year so far.  On top of that, the University of Maryland School of Public Health published a study showing that just breathing may spread the flu. Read more.  The CDC is […]

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Flu Level Spikes in Maryland

Flu Level Spikes in Maryland

| January 9, 2018

Influenza rate has spiked suddenly here in Maryland. Flu intensity is now listed at the highest level and widespread. In the US, 13 children have died this year from the flu. At the same time, the influenza strain being detected this year is H3N2 and according to a commentary published in the New England Journal of […]

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See you at the 50th Maryland Seafood Festival this weekend!

See you at the 50th Maryland Seafood Festival this weekend!

| September 8, 2017

The Maryland Seafood Festival is back! Enjoy a tasty variety of fresh seafood, a selection of entertaining musical talent, hands on exhibits, thrilling demonstrations and more at the 50th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival!  Come out on Sept. 9 & 10, 2017  at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD. Online tickets are on sale NOW.  Don’t […]

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Caucus of African American Leaders schedules town hall meeting on Annapolis Police Department

Caucus of African American Leaders schedules town hall meeting on Annapolis Police Department

| October 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Caucus of African American Leaders held a press conference this morning outside of Annapolis City Hall to announce an October 14th town hall meeting at City Hall to open up discussions about alleged inequities within the Annapolis Police Department.  The event will be help from 7pm to 9pm and will be recorded. It is unknown […]

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See you at the Maryland Seafood Festival this weekend

See you at the Maryland Seafood Festival this weekend

| September 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Seafood Festival is back! Enjoy a tasty variety of fresh seafood, a selection of entertaining musical talent, hands on exhibits, thrilling demonstrations and more at the 48th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival!  Come out on Sept. 12 & 13, 2015  at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD. Online tickets are on sale NOW.  Don’t […]

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The Maryland Seafood Festival is coming in 2 weeks

The Maryland Seafood Festival is coming in 2 weeks

| September 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Maryland Seafood Festival is back! Enjoy a tasty variety of fresh seafood, a selection of entertaining musical talent, hands on exhibits, thrilling demonstrations and more at the 48th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival!  Come out on Sept. 12 & 13, 2015  at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD. Online tickets are on sale NOW.  Don’t […]

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Annapolis passes $98M budget, 7-1

Annapolis passes $98M budget, 7-1

| June 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the FY 2016 Operating Budget passed tonight by a 7 to 1 vote. The $98.4 million Operating Budget is a level service budget and used a new approach called Priority Program Budgeting.  “The FY 2016 budget is one we can all be proud of and this budget will be used […]

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Pantelides praises City employees, cites partnerships with Hogan and Schuh in State of City speech

Pantelides praises City employees, cites partnerships with Hogan and Schuh in State of City speech

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides presented his second State of the City address to the Annapolis City Council last night. The Mayor spent much of the address thanking the various City departments for their work throughout the year and cited some positive outcomes from their work. The crime rate as reported by the police is down, […]

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TeleCommunications Systems Developing Text To 911 Program For Verizon

TeleCommunications Systems Developing Text To 911 Program For Verizon

| June 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolis based TeleCommunications Systems is developing a program for Verizon Wireless to allow customers to text 911 in an emergency.  The program was initially reported by The Hill on May 4, 2012. In addition to assisting deaf and hard of hearing customers, the  program will be incredibly useful for those times when a potential victim […]

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