State leaders discuss health disparities across the state

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — The Maryland Department of Health reports the Hispanic population of positive COVID-19 tests are 4 times as high as the rest of the state, followed by African Americans at two times higher. For the first time, the Maryland House of Delegates Public Health and Minority Health Disparities subcommittee held a briefing …

Boonsboro to hold trick-or-treating amid pandemic

BOONSBORO, Md. (WDVM) –Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Boonsboro Mayor and Council have voted to hold trick-or-treating this year on October 31 from 6 pm-8 pm. Houses that want to hand out candy should turn on their porch lights. The Mayor of Boonsboro says that trick-or-treating is not a town event, but the …