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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January 21, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County: 99.6% of Vaccine First Doses Received Have Been Administered

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has received a total of 27,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far. Local health officials say 99.6 % of that total have been administered as of Jan. 21. During his weekly COVID-19 virtual media briefing on Thursday, County Executive Marc Elrich stressed ongoing issues […]

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January 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 328 New COVID-19 Cases, 11 Deaths Thursday

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 21, 2021 The Maryland Department of Health reported 328 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning bringing the county’s cumulative case count is 55,531. Montgomery County recorded 11 new coronavirus-related fatalities Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,212. The county reported Jan. 19 that 279 patients were hospitalized with […]

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January 21, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Tienda de Licores Flower Avenue Cierra Temporalmente debido a COVID-19

El condado de Montgomery cerró temporalmente la tienda de licores y vinos Flower Avenue en Silver Spring después de que un empleado dio positivo por COVID-19, según un comunicado del condado. Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) se enteró del diagnóstico el miércoles e inmediatamente cerró la tienda, según el condado, y el último día de trabajo […]

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January 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Flower Avenue Liquor Store Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19

Montgomery County has temporarily closed its Flower Avenue Liquor and Wine store in Silver Spring after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the county. Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) learned of the diagnosis Wednesday and immediately closed the store, according to the county, and the employee’s last day of work was […]

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January 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Memorials Light Up in Remembrance of COVID-19 Victims

More than 400,000 people in the U.S. have died from COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins University. Tuesday evening, President Joe Biden led a tribute to victims at the Lincoln Memorial. 400 lights lined the Reflecting Pool, representing the over 400,000 people who lost their lives to the coronavirus. “To heal we must remember,” Biden said […]

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January 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Surpass 55,000; Deaths Top 1,200

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 20, 2021 The Maryland Department of Health reported 368 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 55,203. Montgomery County recorded five new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 1,201. As of Wednesday, 16 schools in the state are reporting COVID-19 cases, […]

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January 19, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

State, Federal Government are Slowing County Vaccine Rollout, Officials Say

During a virtual town hall Tuesday night, Montgomery County leaders voiced frustrations about the insufficient number of COVID-19 vaccines the community has received and the lack of state and federal coordination surrounding vaccine rollout. “We are prepared to register you. We are prepared to vaccinate you,” County Executive Marc Elrich told attendees. “We just need […]

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January 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Unlikely to Move to Vaccination Phase 1C Next Week

Montgomery County will likely not move to COVID-19 vaccination Phase 1C next week, officials discussed at a council meeting Tuesday. Last week, Gov. Larry Hogan announced the state will move to Phase 1B of its vaccination plan on Monday, to include residents ages 75+, residents in assisted/independent living, including behavioral health group homes/group homes for […]

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January 19, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Ayuntamiento en Vivo sobre Despliegue de Vacunación COVID-19 Martes 7 p.m.

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery llevará a cabo un ayuntamiento virtual sobre el programa de vacunación COVID-19 del condado, el martes 19 de enero a las 7 p.m. Los funcionarios de salud pública del condado compartirán información actualizada sobre el plan de implementación de vacunas del condado y explicarán el orden de prioridad establecido […]

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January 19, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hispanos en Montgomery Siguen Siendo el Número más Alto de Infecciones de Covid-19

Estadísticas de COVID-19 del condado de Montgomery Según las cifras más recientes, actualizadas el 15 de enero por el gobierno del condado de Montgomery, los hispanos representan un total de 16,112 infecciones de Covid-19 en el condado. Los Afroamericanos tienen 7,637 de casos y los Anglosajones 9,709 casos de coronavirus. Esta cifra podría ser aún […]

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