Today is Monday, Jan. 25 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.
1. COVID-19 Vaccine Preregistration: The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services is planning Coronavirus vaccine clinics for residents 75-years-and-older as the county enters Phase 1B of the vaccination process. Individuals must be residents of Montgomery County and be 75-years-or-older at the time of vaccination. Those who qualify can click here to preregister.
💉 If you are 75 or older, you may preregister to make your #COVID19 vaccine appointment in Montgomery County. 👀 ➡ https://t.co/X4P2NwqtE9.
For more information, visit the County's website ➡ https://t.co/Ok5Y13y6sT pic.twitter.com/VchdxKUvXP
— Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) January 21, 2021
2. Library Options: The Long Branch Library will reopen for Holds-to-Go appointments and phone services today. Place items on hold online or by phone, and then make an appointment to pick them up in the library vestibule or at an outside table. Click here for more details.
The Long Branch Library will reopen for Holds-to-Go appointments and phone services on Monday, January 25th. The Holds-to-Go appointment system will be accessible to customers at that time. Visit https://t.co/88DLtstUVs for all of the details! pic.twitter.com/gz1MQi26PG
— mcpl_Libraries (@MCPL_Libraries) January 20, 2021
3. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at seven testing sites today. The schedule of clinics can be found here.
4. Virtual Recreation Room: Montgomery County Recreation offers the Rec Room- a virtual recreation hub for residents to enjoy from home. There’s DIY arts & crafts, fitness videos, virtual classes, trips, tours, and fun recreational ideas for any age. Click here for more details.
Have you visited #RecRoom lately? If not, what are you waiting for? Rec Room is a virtual recreation hub for residents to enjoy from home. Join in now! https://t.co/XyHVD7s9ri pic.twitter.com/4v7wDyUxMw
— MoCo Rec (@MoCoRec) January 20, 2021
5. National Radon Action Month: Radon is an invisible, radioactive gas created during the natural breakdown of uranium in rocks and soils. It is found in nearly all soils, according to the county’s Department of Environmental Protection. Montgomery County has high radon levels in the soil, and therefore, every home in the county should be tested for radon. Click here to learn more.
Did you know that Montgomery County, MD has high levels of radon? Keep your family safe. Share this information with your community and get a radon test kit: https://t.co/b497yZtB0u#RadonActionMonth pic.twitter.com/GiRfkpVSNd
— Montgomery County Dept of Environmental Protection (@MyGreenMC) January 21, 2021
And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.