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Flag Status Alert: International Overdose Awareness Day

Flag Status Alert: Maryland Flag Will be Lowered to Half-Staff

This is to advise that Governor Wes Moore has ordered the Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Thursday, August 31, 2023, for International Overdose Awareness Day. This day aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death in the continuing fight against the opioid epidemic in Maryland. See this page for Maryland-related events: