Please join Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein for a public forum in Baltimore City, Thursday evening, July 19 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the University of Maryland Student Center (621 W. Lombard Street, Room 349, Baltimore, MD 21201), to discuss the state’s initiative to create “Health Enterprise Zones” (HEZ). The Lt. Governor and Secretary Sharfstein will be joined by the leadership of DHMH’s Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Community Health Resources Commission (DHMH), and the Baltimore City Health Department.
The state launched a public comment period earlier this summer, which concludes on July 20, to receive comment on the draft criteria, selection principles, and potential incentives within designated zones. For more information about the HEZ initiative, please visit the website.
In addition to this event in Baltimore City, another public forum will also be held on Monday evening, July 23 in Prince George’s County. The specific time and location for this event will be provided shortly.