5 Things to Know Today, June 24, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. County COVID-19 Media Briefing: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will host his weekly virtual media briefing today at noon to provide COVID-19 updates. Watch it live here.

2. Racism and Homeownership Virtual Discussion: The Montgomery County Remembrance and Reconciliation Commission is hosting a virtual discussion on the impact of lynching and residual effects that impede access to property ownership. This event will take place today from 7:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. View more information on how to RSVP here.

3. COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: Residents can now make first-dose appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. You may walk into Montgomery County-run clinics without an appointment. Youth ages 12 to 15 no longer need to preregister for appointments. Parents/guardians can make appointments for them at clinics using the Pfizer vaccine. Click here for more information about local COVID-19 vaccine clinics that are available today.

4. Rent Relief Program: Montgomery County is offering funding resources  for residents that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are behind on rent. Click here for more information.

5. Pride Month Virtual Event: The Stonewall Inn Riots sparked the beginning of the gay rights movement in America. A virtual event is available today for people to learn about the riots and how members of the LGBT+ community came together to protest exploitation and police harassment. The event will start at 1:30 p.m. Click here for more details.

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

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