Stay home Baltimore, NAACP launches campaign to battle COVID-19, keep communities safe

Posted at 4:37 PM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 18:36:29-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore's African American community has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases and the NAACP is working to educate residents and encourage them to stay safe.

They kicked off their campaign "Stay Home Baltimore."

A truck will ride through various neighbors blaring messages from local influencers asking people to wash their hands, stay home and wear face masks if they must leave the house.

"We're using the hashtags #stayhomebaltimore, #staysafe19 and #naacp cares to promote this campaign, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter on our website.

The NAACP said its goal is to help save lives across Baltimore, especially in the city's most challenged communities.