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.

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HABC Responds to COVID-19

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UPDATES
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.

January 14, 2022

Free |On Saturday, January 15, 2022, Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Baltimore City Health Department will partner with the Enoch Pratt Free Library to distribute free at-home test kits to Baltimore City residents.  At Home Test Kits will be distributed at the Enoch Pratt Free Library every Saturday 10:00 AM-12 Noon throughout the month of January.

January 7, 2022

Governor Larry Hogan announced Thursday the opening of 10 COVID testing sites, some which will be fully operational by January 15th. Click the link to learn more https://bit.ly/3HIiOx1

December 3rd 2021

The Baltimore City Health Department is providing the Moderna vaccine and Adult Flu vaccine for City employees at the below date and time:Fridays Moderna Vaccine 9:30AM - 12:30PM / Flu Vaccine 10AM - 2PM Location: Baltimore City Health Department, 1200 E. Fayette Street. Clinics for City of Baltimore employees will be offered through the end of the year. Just Walk In!

December 1st 2021

The Baltimore City Health Department is providing the Moderna vaccine and Adult Flu vaccine for City employees at the below date and time:Thursdays Moderna Vaccine 9:30AM - 12:30PM / Flu Vaccine 10AM - 2PM Location: Baltimore City Health Department, 1200 E. Fayette Street. Clinics for City of Baltimore employees will be offered through the end of the year. Just Walk In!

November 30th 2021

The Baltimore City Health Department is providing the Moderna vaccine and Adult Flu vaccine for City employees at the below date and time: Tuesdays: Moderna Vaccine 9:30AM - 12:30PM / Flu Vaccine 10AM - 2PM Location: Baltimore City Health Department, 1200 E. Fayette Street. Clinics for City of Baltimore employees will be offered through the end of the year. Just Walk In!

November 23rd 2021

The Maryland Department of Health has issued a new bulletin directing all providers to administer upon request a booster dose of any FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 18 years and older who completed a primary series of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago.

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

 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

Confirmation Pending
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.
Source: CDC

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

Have you heard?
The Pfizer vaccine is FDA APPROVED as of August 23rd! Click here for more information.

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.