African Affairs Advisory Group Launches Mental Health Awareness Campaign (VIDEO)

The African Affairs Advisory Group has launched a Mental Health Awareness campaign this month. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Harriett Shangarai, chair of the African Affairs Advisory Group, said mental...

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Northwest High Students Learn About Helping Others in First Aid Course (VIDEO)

Some Northwest High School students have been taking a unique First Aid course, where they learn skills for aiding adults, children and infants in case of an emergency. These students are passionate about what they have learned,...

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County Launches New Partnership with NaCo’s Live Healthy Program (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Councilmember George Leventhal have announced that Montgomery County will begin participating in the National Association of Counties (NACo) Live Healthy program. The program has...

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Leggett Encourages Homeowners to Test their Homes for Radon (VIDEO)

During the month of January, Montgomery County is joining a nationwide effort to educate homeowners and renters on the dangers of radon gas and the importance of testing their homes. National Radon Action Month focuses on the...

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UPDATED: Remembering Dr. Ulder Tillman (VIDEO)

UPDATED 1.10.17 Funeral services have been announced for Dr. Ulder Tillman. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kensington. The service will follow at 11 a.m. on Jan....

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New Year’s Baby: Girl Born at 12:15 a.m. at Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

A Rockville family welcomed a new addition to their family shortly after midnight on New Year’s Day at Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center. Benoitte Muzito delivered a baby girl, named Imane, at 12:15 a.m. on...

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Health

February 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Nurses Claim Intimidation by Holy Cross Management

Nurses who are trying to unionize at Holy Cross Hospital claim they are being intimidated by management. Susan Yeh, a nurse at the hospital, said she has been followed by her manager, by security and by human resources when she has tried to meet with colleagues about efforts to organize the nursing staff. National Nurses […]

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February 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

African Affairs Advisory Group Launches Mental Health Awareness Campaign (VIDEO)

The African Affairs Advisory Group has launched a Mental Health Awareness campaign this month. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Harriett Shangarai, chair of the African Affairs Advisory Group, said mental health is an important topic. “We see a lot of issues in our community that have not been addressed,” said Shangarai, […]

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January 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Northwest High Students Learn About Helping Others in First Aid Course (VIDEO)

Some Northwest High School students have been taking a unique First Aid course, where they learn skills for aiding adults, children and infants in case of an emergency. These students are passionate about what they have learned, and recently they organized a First Aid Fair to share information with other students and teachers. Find out […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

CCM’s Susan Kenedy hosts Council in Brief, and this week’s show includes reports on the minimum wage increase and a new partnership to expand health services to County residents. You can watch the show, below:

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January 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Reminded of ACA Open Enrollment Deadline on Jan. 31 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents are reminded that open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act ends on Jan. 31. You can find information about upcoming enrollment events, here. You can find more information about the Maryland Health Connection, here. Deadline coming soon! Jan. 31 is the LAST day to buy a 2017 plan. We're the only place […]

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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Launches New Partnership with NaCo’s Live Healthy Program (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Councilmember George Leventhal have announced that Montgomery County will begin participating in the National Association of Counties (NACo) Live Healthy program. The program has added a low-fee dental discount and health discount program to the prescription discount program (Montgomery RX) that the County has offered since 2004. For more […]

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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Encourages Homeowners to Test their Homes for Radon (VIDEO)

During the month of January, Montgomery County is joining a nationwide effort to educate homeowners and renters on the dangers of radon gas and the importance of testing their homes. National Radon Action Month focuses on the steps everyone can take to help ensure their home is safe and radon free. “I encourage every resident […]

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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Remembering Dr. Ulder Tillman (VIDEO)

UPDATED 1.10.17 Funeral services have been announced for Dr. Ulder Tillman. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kensington. The service will follow at 11 a.m. on Jan. 13. For more information, visit the county’s website, here. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County is […]

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January 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Announce Partnership in Health Discount Program for Residents on Jan. 12

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to join County Councilmember George Leventhal, chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, on Jan. 12 to announce a partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACO) that will provide residents with low cost health services, according to a news release. NACO’s Live Healthy Program helps uninsured […]

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January 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

flu shot on prescription pad

Walgreens Teams Up with Veteran Affairs to Offer Free Flu Shots for Veterans

Seasonal influenza (flu) viruses can be detected year-round but the virus is most common during the winter and fall, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Department of Veterans has partnered with Walgreens Pharmacies nationwide to offer veterans currently enrolled in the VA healthcare system free flu vaccinations, according to a […]

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