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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Hogan Announces First Coronavirus Death in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan announced the first coronavirus-related death in Maryland on social media Wednesday evening. The patient was a Prince George’s County resident in his sixties “who suffered from an underlying medical...

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Salmonella Infections Linked to Moby Dick House of Kabob Hummus

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) released a statement Thursday warning people not to eat hummus from Moby Dick House of Kabob because it has been linked to salmonella infections in the state. Since Sept. 10, MDH reports...

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New Vaping Laws Aim to Protect Teens

Kellen Leeson, 21, recalls how the proximity of certain stores made buying tobacco products easy when he was a high school student. New laws, introduced today by Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Craig Rice, are designed to...

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High School Athletes Not Immune to Ill Effects of Vaping

Vaping has quickly become an epidemic according to the Centers for Disease Control. Montgomery County has certainly not been immune to this nationwide trend. Dr. Philip Corcoran, who works out of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda,...

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Vaping vs Smoking: What’s the Difference?

There’s a big difference between smoking and vaping says Philip Corcoran, a surgeon in the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Clinic at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. Find out more on September 16, at 7 p.m., when MCM Connects: Our...

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March 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Metro Closing 17 Stations, Several Entrances Thursday

Metro is closing 17 stations beginning Thursday morning until further notice. Two stations on the red line, Grosvenor-Strathmore in Bethesda and Cleveland Park in Northwest D.C. are among the 17 stations. In a statement, Metro said low ridership and the need to conserve critical cleaning supplies led Metro’s Pandemic Task Force to make this decision. […]

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March 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Escuelas Públicas de Maryland Cierran hasta el 24 de Abril

Todas las escuelas públicas de Maryland están cerradas por cuatro semanas adicionales, hasta el 24 de abril. La superintendente estatal Karen Salmon anunció la decisión en una conferencia de prensa, el miércoles. El 12 de marzo, el gobernador Larry Hogan anunció que las escuelas permanecerían cerradas hasta el 27 de marzo para frenar la propagación […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Recreation, Aquatic, Senior Centers to Remain Closed Through April 24

Montgomery County Recreation Department tweeted Wednesday that all aquatic, recreation, and senior centers are going to remain closed through April 24. The news comes after Maryland Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon announced that state public schools will also remain closed through April 24. Montgomery County originally closed recreation and aquatic facilities through March 27 […]

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March 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Casos de Coronavirus Aumentan a 127 en Montgomery, 423 en Maryland

El número de casos de coronavirus del condado de Montgomery ha aumentado a 127 según las cifras que el Departamento de Salud del estado publicó el miércoles por la mañana. Hubo 83 casos el domingo por la mañana que aumentaron a 93 el lunes y 107 el martes. Hasta el miércoles por la mañana, hay […]

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March 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Coronavirus Cases Increase to 127 in Montgomery County, 423 in Maryland

The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases has increased to 127 according to figures the state Department of Health released Wednesday morning. There were 83 cases on Sunday morning which increased to 93 on Monday and 107 on Tuesday. As of Wednesday morning, there are 423 confirmed cases in Maryland, up from 349 on Tuesday. […]

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March 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Remains Third Most Aggressive State Against Coronavirus, Virginia Drops to 27, D.C. Drops to 21

One week ago, personal finance website WalletHub released its report on the most aggressive state when it comes to dealing with the coronavirus crisis. At that time, Maryland ranked third nationally. Neighboring state Virginia ranked 24 and the District of Columbia was number 10. Today WalletHub released an updated report based on data available as […]

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March 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Questions About Voting in Montgomery County During a Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has already affected Montgomery County residents planning to vote in the the 2020 presidential primary election. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the election has been rescheduled to take place June 2, after it was originally set for April 28. As we continue to respond to the health crisis, Gilberto Zelaya, the outreach […]

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March 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Two COVID-19 Cases Confirmed at Montgomery College

A Montgomery College female student and employee tested positive for COVID-19, although the college would not say which campus or campuses were involved. However, Marcus Rosano, college spokesperson, said that all students who may have come in contact with those two people were notified Monday. “Notices have been sent to those who could have possibly […]

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March 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

COVID-19: Oportunidades para Ser Voluntario

Generalmente se puede encontrar cientos de oportunidades de voluntariado por palabra clave, código postal, áreas de interés y más en el condado de Montgomery. Ahora, debido a la pandemia COVID-19 el Centro de Voluntarios del condado de Montgomery ha creado un enlace exclusivo para guiar a las personas y organizaciones que deseen apoyar y ser […]

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March 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Coronavirus Cases Increase to 107

The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases has increased to 107, according to figures the state Department of Health released Tuesday morning. There were 68 cases on Saturday morning, which increased to 83 on Sunday and 93 on Monday. As of Tuesday morning, there are 349 confirmed cases in Maryland, up from 288 on Monday. […]

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