5 Things to Know Today, April 1, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 1, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. COVID-19 Vaccine Information: Vaccination clinics operated by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services are offering the COVID-19 vaccine to residents ages 60 and older, as well as essential workers, a priority group which includes transit workers, teachers, child care workers, grocery store workers, and individuals with developmental disabilities as vaccine supply allows. Residents age 16 years and older with underlying medical conditions are eligible to preregister for State vaccination sites. Click here for more details.

2. Vaccine Shuttles: Ride On is offering free shuttles between the Shady Grove Metro Station and the Montgomery College Germantown COVID-19 vaccination site. The shuttle runs every 15 minutes from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00  p.m.

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3. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at seven testing sites today. 

4. National Earth Month: To celebrate the start of Earth Month, Montgomery County is kicking off a spring #PloggingChallenge starting today through June 30. The initiative challenges everyone to “plog”- pick up trash while they jog or walk. Click here for more information.

5. Recreation Reopens: Montgomery County Recreation recently reopened eight community rec centers on a limited schedule. This means that individuals or households can now schedule a time to use the fitness room, gymnasiums, and other rooms without a class structure. Click here for more details on how to reserve a fitness room.

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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Jordan Lindsay

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Jordan Lindsay is a Reporter for My MC Media. Let her help tell your story by emailing jlindsay@mymcmedia.org

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