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As State of Maryland Begins Vaccination Phase 1A, Governor Hogan Reactivates National Guard

Governor Larry Hogan today announced the reactivation of the Maryland National Guard to support state and local health officials in the efficient distribution of COVID-19 vaccines statewide. “With vaccine distribution now beginning in our state, we have finally reached a turning point. We are able to see the sun rising on the horizon—even if that horizon may still seem a little distant right now,” said Governor Hogan. “I want to assure the people of Maryland that we will get through this together, and that every single day, as we vaccinate more and more people and we continue to fight this virus with everything we’ve got, will bring us that much closer to victory over this deadly virus.” The governor was joined by Acting Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services Dr. Jinlene Chan, COVID-19 Incident Commander and Senior Medical Advisor Dr. David Marcozzi, and Maryland National Guard Adjutant General Timothy Gowen. REACTIVATION OF NATIONAL GUARD FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION: The governor announced that he has activated the Maryland National Guard to provide support to state and local health officials in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines: During the initial distribution phase, special field teams will be deployed to provide logistical support with vaccination planning and operations to […]

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