Montgomery County to Announce Dementia-Friendly America Initiative

UPDATED On Dec. 5, Montgomery County officials are expected to launch the County Dementia Friendly Initiative. Last year, the Clarksburg-based nonprofit supporting Alzheimer’s research, BrightFocus Foundation, assisted...

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The Children’s Inn Makes a Difference for Many (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to many top-notched hospitals and medical facilities. There is one in Bethesda that is in a league of its own. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its...

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Flu Season Is Right Around the Corner, Schedule Your Flu Vaccinations

Flu season is right around the corner, and Montgomery County health officials are urging residents to schedule their flu vaccinations. According to county health officials, vaccination is the best way to protect against illness...

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Set for Oct. 22 (VIDEO)

Do you have unwanted or expired prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet? On Oct. 22nd you can drop off these unneeded prescriptions at police stations across Montgomery County. Find out more in this report, below: Find out...

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Heroin: “The Quiet Epidemic” in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

County Cable Montgomery has produced a 30-minute video report about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:...

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Governor Hogan Declares October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued a statewide proclamation declaring October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Maryland. “Breast cancer poses a threat to women of all ages and backgrounds, and in many cases early...

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December 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery County to Announce Dementia-Friendly America Initiative

UPDATED On Dec. 5, Montgomery County officials are expected to launch the County Dementia Friendly Initiative. Last year, the Clarksburg-based nonprofit supporting Alzheimer’s research, BrightFocus Foundation, assisted Montgomery County with creating a national network of communities called Dementia Friendly America. On Monday, County Executive Ike Leggett will highlight how the initiative is making Montgomery County […]

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November 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Enrollment in Maryland Health Insurance is Now Open

Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act is now open. Learn more in this short video. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 23, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Volunteers Needed to Work with Victims of Sexual Assault

Montgomery County officials are seeking volunteers to assist sexual assault, domestic violence victims and their families through the Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program (VASAP) of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, according to a press release. Volunteers provide victims with 24-hour crisis counseling and companion services at Montgomery County hospitals and […]

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November 17, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Homeless Residents Receive Free Health Screenings (PHOTOS)

There were more than 950 households experiencing homelessness in 2015, according to Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) staff. In an effort to help those in need, DHHS hosted their Sixth Annual Nadin Khan Homeless Resource Day in Gaithersburg for residents experiencing homelessness. “It’s very difficult when you’re living on the streets […]

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November 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Actor Gary Sinise Attends a Homecoming for Wounded Veteran in Chevy Chase on Veterans Day (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise, who is the founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation, helped welcome home U.S. Army Captain Luis Avila and his family to their new, specially adapted smart home in Chevy Chase on Veterans Day. The house is located near Walter Reed National Medical Center where Avila is undergoing extensive treatment for […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

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The Children’s Inn Makes a Difference for Many (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to many top-notched hospitals and medical facilities. There is one in Bethesda that is in a league of its own. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Flu Season Is Right Around the Corner, Schedule Your Flu Vaccinations

Flu season is right around the corner, and Montgomery County health officials are urging residents to schedule their flu vaccinations. According to county health officials, vaccination is the best way to protect against illness during flu season. The county’s vaccination clinics are slated to begin on Monday. See the schedule, below: Monday, October 24, from […]

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October 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Seminar for Teens Will Address Healthy Friendships and Dating

The Montgomery County Commission for Women is hosting an interactive seminar for teens to address healthy relationships. The event entitled, “Teen Friendships and Dating: What Does a Healthy Relationship Look Like?” will be held at the Montgomery County Public Library on Oct. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. According to a press release, the seminar will […]

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October 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Council Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has issued a proclamation recognizing the month of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Find out more in this video, below:

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October 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Drug Take-Back Day

Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Set for Oct. 22 (VIDEO)

Do you have unwanted or expired prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet? On Oct. 22nd you can drop off these unneeded prescriptions at police stations across Montgomery County. Find out more in this report, below: Find out more about Drug Take Back Day, here. strong>Drop-off locations in Montgomery County: Chevy Chase Village Police Drug Take […]

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