“Cigna Health Today™” Bringing Health Care to Amazon Alexa

Cigna, a Gold Corporate Partner, and Express Scripts are aiming to make healthcare more convenient and personalized for their customers by introducing Amazon Alexa voice skills. Eligible customers can now use voice manage pharmacy prescriptions, engage in health improvement programs, and track wellness incentives by interacting with Alexa. According to the Cigna's press release: “With our industry-leading voice skills, we are meeting customers where they are – in their homes, in their cars – and making…

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Grant Workshops – African American Heritage Preservation Program
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Grant Workshops – African American Heritage Preservation Program

WHAT? The African American Heritage Preservation Program (AAHPP) provides capital grants up to $100,000 to assist in the preservation of buildings, sites, or communities of historical and cultural importance to the African American experience in Maryland. Local governments, along with non-profit agencies, business, and individuals are eligible to apply. Grant funds can be applied to costs for: rehabilitation restoration acquisition pre-construction new construction projects This competitive program, offered once per year, is supported through an…

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Wellpath Offers Medical and Behavioral Healthcare for Local Governments

Wellpath, a Bronze Corporate Partner, offers solutions for medical and behavioral healthcare. Wellpath has a division just for Local Government that specializes in county jails and other community facilities. What is Wellpath? Wellpath is the brand name under which Correct Care Solutions (CCS) and Correctional Medical Group Companies (CMGC) provide comprehensive medical and behavioral health services to more than 300,000 patients through a family of local providers in local, state and federal correctional facilities and…

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Rural MD Council’s Spring Executive Board Meeting – April 5

The Rural Maryland Council is hosting its Spring Quarterly Executive Board Meeting Friday, April 5, 2019.  The meeting will take place in the House Office Building, Conference Room 170 (6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 21041) from noon to 2 pm. The guest speaker is Secretary of the Department of Commerce, Kelly Schulz. The event is FREE and lunch will be provided, but you must register to attend. Register for the RMC's Quarterly Executive Board Meeting.…

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LGIT – FY20 Regional Workshops – Register Today!

WHAT? The Local Government Insurance Trust (LGIT) will host a series of renewal workshops for the Policy Year 2020. This year's workshop agenda: Agenda 9:00 am - 9:10 am          Welcoming Remarks 9:10 am - 9:30 am          Rate Information & Credits for FY20 9:30 am - 10:15 am       Coverage Changes/Coverages Available/Renewal 10:15 am - 10:45 am     Changes & Updates to LGIT's HR Portal/Online Campus 10:45 am - 11:00…

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2019 NACo Achievement Awards Deadline: April 1

What are the NACo Achievement Awards? It is not too late to nominate an innovative county for the 2019 NACo Achievement Awards. The 49-year program measures the merits of each submission based on success and best practices. Awards are given in 18 categories and one outstanding program from each category will be selected as the "Best in Category." Important Dates Deadline for Submissions: April 1, 2019, at 11:59 PM. Notifications of Decisions for Achievement Awards: April 2019…

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Potomac Edison To Bring Electric Vehicle Charging to MD

  Potomac Edison (a subsidiary of FirstEnergyCorp), a Bronze Corporate Partner, will begin the Launch Electric Vehicle Charging Station Pilot Program. The pilot program will install electric vehicle charging stations later this year and offer rebates to residential and non-residential charger installations. It has been approved by the Maryland Public Service Commission and will take place over the next 5 years. Program Goals: Install more than 50 charging stations Include 9 "fasting charging' stations Offer…

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Todd Mohn to Replace Gregg Todd as Queen Anne’s Administrator

Queen Anne's County Administrator, Gregg Todd, will resign effective Friday, March 15. He will take a new position as Deputy Secretary of Operations for the Maryland Department of Health in Baltimore. After his announcement, Gregg Todd recommended Todd Mohn, the current director of Public Works, as a replacement, according to Bay Times Newspaper. Mohn was appointed unanimously as County Administrator at the Commissioner's Meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. He will serve a 6-month probationary…

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Local Training and Technical Assistance for Addiction and Mental Health Services

The Danya Institute (according to their website): Since it was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in 2001, the Danya Institute has provided training and technical assistance (T/TA) to more than 10,000 community outreach workers, and addictions and mental health providers nationwide. This equates to improved quality care for an estimated 100,000 persons in recovery from the chronic diseases of addiction and mental illness. The institute is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)…

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NACo NE Regional Conference Call – Tuesday 2/19

WHAT: NACo is hosting its Northeast Regional Conference Call. Call Objectives: Regular update from your NACo Regional Representative NACo Staff update on critical issues legislatively and organizationally Address issues of concern to you AGENDA:  Welcome and Introductions Hon. Christian Leinbach – Chairman, Berks County Commissioners (PA) / NACo NE US Representative Roll Call by State - Each state will be called and Elected County Officials will be given the opportunity to state their name and county. DC DE…

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