5 Things to Know Today, March 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 17, and it’s St. Patrick’s Day! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1. Weekly County COVID-19 Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County Cable Montgomery and on the county’s Facebook and YouTube channels.

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

3. Food Access Survey Deadline: Today is the deadline to fill out the Montgomery County Food Council’s Community Food Access survey. The council wants input from residents to guide plans for food distribution this year.

4. Temporary Garage Closure: Level 4 in Wheaton Market Place Garage (Garage 13) will be temporarily closed for about three months beginning around this time. Waterproofing and concrete repair work will be completed during this time.

5. Senior Planet Montgomery: Senior Planet Montgomery continues to offer free Zoom classes to senior residents. Today’s classes include “How to Choose a New Computer” and “Wellness Wednesday: Voice Assistants.”

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

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