100-Year-Old Resident Receives COVID-19 Vaccine in Silver Spring

Harvey Zeigler, a 100-year-old Montgomery County resident, received his COVID-19 vaccine at the East County Community Recreation Center in Silver Spring on Sunday.

The county health department is operating COVID-19 vaccination clinics that aim to provide better access to residents in underserved areas, according to the county. Vaccine appointments are being offered to seniors in highly impacted zip codes.

County Executive Marc Elrich, Health and Human Services Director Dr. Raymond Crowel, Council President Tom Hucker and other leaders were at the recreation center Sunday to witness Zeigler’s vaccination. County clinics are currently vaccinating residents in Priority Group 1A and Group 1B, Tier 1, to include adults ages 75 and older.

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About Maryam Shahzad

Maryam is a reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 2019 with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. Previously, she was an intern with MCM. She can be reached at mshahzad@mymcmedia.org or on Twitter @maryam_mcm.

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