The Housing Authority of Baltimore City’s (HABC) “Everybody is at Risk” COVID-19 prevention and awareness campaign has partnered with the legendary hip hop group the Sugarhill Gang to help spread the word about wearing facial coverings to stop the spread of the virus. Take a look at the innovative, exciting way we are getting the word out to keep our communities safe. The Sugarhill Gang, the trailblazing artists with the first rap single to become a Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Rapper’s Delight”, learned of HABC’s comprehensive efforts to inform and advise residents on best practices to stop the spread of COVID-19 and offered to support the “Everybody is at Risk” campaign.
Did You Know
The Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) continues to closely monitor developments related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Your
safety and the safety of our employees remains of utmost importance to us. We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we work through these challenges.
Click the link below to our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ).
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- Low Income Public Housing (LIPH)
- Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
HABC Responds to COVID-19
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As often as possible the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) will continue to provide informative information to those we serve. Visit any of the links or documents below to access helpful information.
October 27th 2021
THIS JUST IN FDA RECOMMENDS the coronavirus vaccine for children as young as 5. One dose of Pfizer for children between ages 5 and 11 contains one-third the amount of active ingredient compared to the adult dose. A second dose is recommended 21 days or more after the first one.
October 27th 2021
Ex: FDA SUGGESTS that some immunocompromised people may benefit from a fourth Covid-19 mRNA vaccine shot at least six months after a third one. Click the hyper link to read more.
October 8th 2021
Pregnant and recently pregnant people are at high-risk of getting severe COVID-19. The COVID vaccine has been found safe for those who are pregnant in multiple studies with no evidence of infertility. Find a vaccine clinic near you: covax.baltimorecity.gov
October 4th 2021
Even with the emergence of booster shots, an individual is still considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after his or her 1st J&J vaccine and 2nd dose of Moderna or Pfizer. Learn more about boosters here: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/2c6d50fc/l0K8qpRGRE2AejsjkMMhHA?u=https://coronavirus.baltimorecity.gov/covid-19-vaccine-information/covax-updates-baltimore-city-health-department
SEPTEMBER 29TH, 2021
The CDC is now recommending booster shots for certain groups who received the Pfizer COVID vaccine at least 6 months ago. Find out more and see if you qualify here: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/2c6d50fc/l0K8qpRGRE2AejsjkMMhHA?u=https://coronavirus.baltimorecity.gov/covid-19-vaccine-information/covax-updates-baltimore-city-health-department
SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2021
The risk is still here! The US surpassed 40 million COVID cases since the pandemic began. Find out how to stop the spread at cdc.gov/coronavirus.
SEPTEMBER 13TH, 2021
DELTA now accounts for more than 98% of COVID cases in the US. Stop the spread—get vaxxed! Find out more information about Delta and the vaccine at cdc.gov/coronavirus.
SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2021
The FDA is expected to approve a booster shot of the COVID vaccine 8 months after receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.
SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2021
It's Labor Day Weekend!
The CDC advises unvaccinated individuals not to travel this Labor Day Weekend! Prevent the spread of COVID-19 by staying home or getting vaccinated.
AUGUST 23RD, 2021
AUGUST 9TH, 2021
Have you heard?
By September 1st, the Housing Authority of Baltimore City is going the distance to create a safe workspace for all. Read more.
COVID-19 Social Media
February 3, 2021
- On Friday, February 5, 2021, at 10:45 The HABC Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Virtual Board meeting.
To join as an attendee, click here.
January 25, 2021
- COVID-19 EXECUTIVE ORDER UPDATE: To read the latest revisions to Baltimore City’s Mayoral Executive Order please click here.