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 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: 559 New State Cases, 107 in Montgomery County

Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 107 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. This brings the cumulative case count to 22,185 since the start of the pandemic. With a lower rate than 12 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.35% for positive COVID-19 tests. One new coronavirus-related […]

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September 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Almost 70% of Pregnant Women Screened for COVID-19 by Mary’s Center Tested Positive

Hispanic women account for almost half of Covid-19 cases among pregnant women nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Based on the CDC’s data, among more than 14,000 pregnant women who tested positive for Covid-19 and provided information on race and ethnicity, more than 6,000 were Hispanic, the largest group among […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County COVID-19 Testing Clinics Available Week of Sept. 28

Montgomery County is holding 12 COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Sept. 28. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing clinics are free, and no doctor’s order is required. Online appointments are encouraged but are not required. Appointments may be made on the County’s testing website. County health […]

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September 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Mary’s Center Examinó a Mujeres Embarazadas y el 70 por Ciento Dieron Positivo de Covid-19

A nivel nacional, las madres hispanas representan casi la mitad de los casos de Covid-19 entre las mujeres embarazadas, según datos de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades, mejor conocido como el CDC por sus siglas en inglés. A nivel nacional, según CDC, entre más de 14 mil mujeres embarazadas que […]

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September 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Latest COVID-19 Numbers: 503 New Maryland Cases, 76 in Montgomery County

Thursday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 76 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. This brings the cumulative case count to 22,078 since the start of the pandemic. With a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.26% for positive COVID-19 tests. Since Tuesday, no […]

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September 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Rockville to Host Author of ‘Dopesick’—An Upcoming Hulu Series—for Virtual Discussion

The City of Rockville is hosting Beth Macy, author of the New York Times best-selling book “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America,” for a virtual book discussion Thursday. In “Dopesick,” Macy investigates rural America’s struggle with the opioid epidemic for the last 20 years and what led the medical community to […]

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September 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich’s Message to Residents: Get Flu Shots, Vote By Mail and Keep Wearing Masks

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich urged residents to vote by mail, get flu shots and be tested for COVID-19, whether they have symptoms or not. During his weekly media briefing Sept. 23, Elrich and Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles discussed the upcoming elections, budgetary process and COVID-19 restrictions. “We really need people to come in […]

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September 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Seven-Day COVID-19 Positivity Averages: 2.6% Statewide, 2.22% in Montgomery County

Seven-Day Positivity Average Continues Downward Trend for the Seventh Day The Maryland Department of Health reported 69 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday. This brings the cumulative case count to 22,002 since the start of the pandemic. With a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average […]

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September 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Seven-Day COVID-19 Positivity Averages: 2.65% Statewide, 2.29% in Montgomery County

Maryland and Montgomery County Record Pandemic Low Seven-Day Positivity Averages Tuesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 56 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County bringing the cumulative case count to 21,933 since the start of the pandemic. With a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average […]

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September 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Monday Maryland Reports Lowest COVID-19 Positivity Rate at 2.75%, Montgomery at 2.4%

The Maryland Department of Health reported 63 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Monday. That brings the cumulative case count to 21,877 since the start of the pandemic. The county had a rolling seven-day average of 2.4% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 12 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. Since Sunday no […]

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