Maryland Requiere Vacunas Actualizadas de los Estudiantes

Los estudiantes que asisten a las escuelas de Maryland deben tener registros de vacunación actualizados Las escuelas públicas del condado de Montgomery dan la bienvenida a los estudiantes con aprendizaje solo virtual el lunes...

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Maryland Requires Updated Immunizations for Fall Semester

Students attending Maryland schools must have up-to-date immunization records County public schools welcome back students with virtual-only learning on Monday, Aug. 31. Montgomery County health officials are reminding parents...

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MedStar Seeking Plasma Donations from Recovered Coronavirus Patients for Study

Since March, MedStar Health has been taking part in a yearlong plasma therapy research project, sponsored by the Mayo Clinic. The therapy—which has been used in the past to treat MERS, SARS, H1N1–is intended to help patients...

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Silver Spring Man Gets Hero’s Send-Off After Long Battle with Coronavirus

On Monday, a 73 year-old Silver Spring man officially went home after a long battle with the coronavirus. The man had been staying at Medstar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney since March. MedStar has not released the...

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CDC Encourages Public to Use Cloth Face Coverings to Slow Spread of COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now recommends people cover their mouth and nose with a cloth when leaving their home, especially in areas where it may be difficult to practice social distancing. These include grocery...

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Hogan Announces Second Coronavirus Death as Cases Continue to Rise Dramatically

Gov. Larry Hogan announced the second coronavirus-related death in Maryland Friday evening. The patient was a Baltimore County resident in his sixties who suffered from underlying medical conditions. Hogan said in a statement:...

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September 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for Maryland, Montgomery

Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 107 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. That brings the cumulative case count to 21,574 since the start of the pandemic. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.87% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 13 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. Montgomery County […]

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September 17, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

County to Host Virtual Forum on Mental Health and Recovery, Oct. 1

Montgomery County’s Fall 2020 Forum: “Many Pathways to Family Recovery” will be held online on Thursday, Oct. 1. Speakers will discuss the various ways to address mental health care, substance misuse treatment, and current trends on these topics. Attend our Virtual Forum: Many Pathways to Family Recovery, is on Thurs Oct 1 from 6-8PM EST.Learn […]

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September 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Viernes habrá un Diálogo en Español sobre los Retos en las Clases Virtuales

El viernes 18 de septiembre a las 6:30 p.m. se llevará a cabo un diálogo sobre los retos de las clases virtuales con expertos en diversos temas y enfocado a los padres de familia del condado de Montgomery. La conversación será en español y está enfocada en apoyar el bienestar mental así como abordar los […]

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September 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 92 New COVID-19 Cases, Zero Deaths Wednesday

Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 92 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. That brings the cumulative case count to 21,467 since the start of the pandemic. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.88% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 12 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. Montgomery County’s […]

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September 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

As COVID-19 Cases Slowly Increase, County Will Develop Benchmarks for Potential Rollbacks

Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles has said more than once that the county has not reached even a moderate rate of COVID-19 transmission.  In early August he said a moderate rate would be around 20-30 new cases per day and on Sept. 4 he said it would be around 30-35 new cases. Gayles […]

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September 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Latest COVID-19 Numbers: 599 New Maryland Cases, 94 in Montgomery County

Tuesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 94 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. That brings the cumulative case count to 21,375 since the start of the pandemic. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 3.04% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 14 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. Montgomery County […]

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September 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for Maryland, Montgomery County

The Maryland Department of Health reported 114 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Monday morning. That brings the cumulative case count to 21,281 since the start of the pandemic. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.97% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. Montgomery County’s […]

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September 11, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

El Condado Anuncia Horario de Pruebas de COVID-19 para la Próxima Semana

Funcionarios de salud del condado de Montgomery han anunciado el calendario de prueba de COVID-19 para la próxima semana. Las pruebas estarán disponibles a partir del lunes, septiembre 14, hasta el viernes, sept. 18, desde las 9 de la mañana hasta la 1 de la tarde. Las pruebas también estarán disponibles de la 1 de […]

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September 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

La Tasa de Suicidio es más Alta en Montgomery que en otros Condados de MD

Durante septiembre, el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Prevención del Suicidio, los Servicios de Crisis y Salud del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos del Condado de Montgomery publican mensajes diarios en Twitter y Facebook para generar más conciencia sobre los recursos que ofrece el condado. Entre el 1 de julio y el 15 […]

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September 11, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

County Announces COVID-19 Testing Schedule for Upcoming Week

Montgomery County health officials have announced the COVID-19 testing schedule for the upcoming week. Testing will be available starting early Monday, Sept. 14, through Friday, Sept. 18, from 9.a.m. to 1 p.m. Testing is also available at 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Silver Spring Civic Building, a walk-up clinic. The parking […]

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