Coronavirus Updates

Your page for up-to-date information about the coronavirus and our agency response. We are following the spread of the virus in Maryland and beyond closely. 


Here's what we know

  • COVID cases are on the rise. Find the latest Health Department updates on COVID cases, deaths and vaccinations here.
  • Baltimore City requires masks indoors for everyone when in businesses and public buildings. See which activities are changed here. See which activities are changed here
  • The Lord Baltimore Hotel (known as the TRI Center) provides rooms for individuals and families who cannot safely quarantine in their homes, as well as to those experiencing homelessness. Flyers in English | Spanish
    • Call 443-984-8915 for information.
  • Across the state:
    • See testing locations here
    • See statewide vaccine eligibility and locations here.
    • All Marylanders must wear face coverings in health care settings.

What we're doing to protect clients and staff

We're OPEN.

COVID vaccines and boosters (5,000 fully vaccinated and counting):

      • For clients who are 12+:

        • Monday - Friday, 8:30-11 a.m.

        • By appointment or walk-in

        • J&J or Moderna; Pfizer for ages 12-18

COVID screening and testing:

    • Given high demand, COVID testing is available for symptomatic clients only. 421 Fallsway from 8:30-11:30 am, M-F.
    • Symptom checks upon entry
    • Screening hotline specifically to support shelter staff. Our medical providers and community health workers are staffing a hotline accessible by the operators of Baltimore City's and Baltimore County's largest shelters. They provide guidance for COVID-19 screens and trigger city transport to partner hospitals for testing and isolation.
    • Reduced in-person contact:
      • Non-clinical staff are teleworking
      • Plexiglass barriers at registration desks
      • One-way clinic flow

You Can Help

Just as you look to your doctors for answers during this crisis, thousands of our neighbors are turning to us. Your gift helps protect the lives of people without homes.

Donate here


Resources & FAQs

Visit the sites below for useful resources, more statistics and FAQs:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Health Care for the Homeless Council 


We update this page as needed. Check back often!

Client, during a telehealth phone visit

"I'm so grateful that people still care and are checking on me."