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Doubling down on health and safety, cleaning up the streets, Black Pride Week, and more in Baltimore

Kaleah Mcilwain

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Baltimore Updates for Thursday, October 21, 2021

Get ready to clean the streets for the annual fall cleanup 🍂

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott's annual Fall cleanup day to make Baltimore streets cleaner is happening again, on October 23. Registration is open now and bags will be available to pick up for two more days (check the post for locations). All you do is pickup your bags, clean where you live, and dispose of them yourself or you can drop them off.

$80 million invested in the Baltimore Health Department

The Baltimore City Health Department will receive $80 million to support its response to the Covid-19 public health emergency. The funds will go towards increasing testing in the neighborhoods that need them the most, additional personal protective equipment (PPE), and food insecurity. The Office of Recovery Programs said this is the first of many funding announcements.

Get vaccinated, win a gaming truck!

The first 10 high schools in Baltimore City to reach a 65% vaccination rate will win a visit by a gaming truck and free shaved ice from Kona Ice.

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(The Consortium for School Based Health Solutions)

Presale tickets are live for Dear Evan Hansen

Tony-winning Broadway musical "Dear Evan Hansen" is coming to the Hippodrome Theatre March 15-20, 2022. Tickets are available for pre-sale now. The musical is deemed "one of the most evocative portraits of the inner turmoil of adolescence ever put on stage."

It's Black Pride Week in Baltimore

October 15-20 is Black Pride Week in Baltimore. The Black Arts District has partner with the Center for Black Equity Baltimore to produce a week of events that celebrate the fierce brilliance that exists in the Black LGBTQ+ and SGL Community. Tickets are available for purchase.

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(Black Arts District)

This article is a daily update on the Baltimore City and Baltimore County. This article will provide brief updates about the local fire departments, police departments, Mayor's office, school boards, transportation and other areas impacting your life. For more information, please click on the links provided. Know something that I missed? Tell me in the comments below and I can include it in the next update.

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