5 Things to Know Today, April 22, In Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, April 22, and here are five things to know for today in Montgomery County:

1.Montgomery County GreenFest: It’s Earth Day! Join the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection for a virtual hands-on workshop to learn how to compost certain food scraps in your backyard using rodent-proof compost bins. The event is happening today from 7 pm to 8 pm. Click here to register. Learn more about events happening during the Montgomery County GreenFest here.

2. COVID-19 Vaccine Preregistration: As vaccine supply allows, County Clinics are currently vaccinating residents age 60 and older, essential workers, individuals with developmental disabilities, and residents age 16 and older with underlying medical conditions. Click here for more details and to preregister.

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

4. Food Resources: Two food distribution events are happening today in Gaithersburg and Silver Spring. Click here for the schedule and locations.

5. County Fire and Rescue Service is Hiring: The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) is currently accepting applications for Firefighter/Rescuer I (Recruit). The deadline to apply has been extended to April 26, 2021. Click here for more information.


And One More Thing:  Montgomery Community Media and the County Council discuss microaggressions in a special presentation titled #SeeMeMontgomery: Microaggressions. A microaggression is defined as: “A statement, action or incident regarded as an instance of indirect, subtle or unintentional.” Watch the conversation here:

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

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