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April 1, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Primary Care Practice Offers Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing in Bethesda

There’s another COVID-19 testing site available in Montgomery County. Kelly Goodman NP & Associates is offering drive-thru testing at the Waldorf School in Bethesda. The primary care practice wanted to provide this testing option in a safe way for patients while limiting their exposure to others. So far, they’ve held four drive-thru’s and tested more than 200 […]

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April 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Strathmore Brings Harmony with Virtual Concerts

Strathmore, the powerhouse arts center in North Bethesda, is offering virtual experiences during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, like Facebook Live concerts. Director of Education Lauren Campbell spoke to MyMCMedia about what Strathmore is doing to unite and connect people during a distant time.

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April 1, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County EMS Strike Teams Help Relieve Stress on Emergency Rooms

In the midst of the current health crisis, local first responders are continuously working to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus. During this ever-changing environment, officials say local hospital emergency rooms can become overwhelmed. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services has implemented a new way to help potential coronavirus patients avoid the ER. EMS […]

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April 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Critical Hospital Staff Will Get Hotel Rooms for Very Low Prices

Critical hospital staff in Montgomery County will soon be able to book hotel rooms for very low prices during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.    The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved $250,000 Tuesday for the county’s 2020 fiscal year operating budget to afford the rooms.  Councilmember Hans Reimer led the effort. He said providing hotel rooms for […]

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April 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Meal Packs Offered For Seniors at Grab-and-Go Sites

Seniors in Montgomery County can get frozen meal packs at “grab and go” locations and through delivery.  The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Montgomery County Recreation (MCR) and Jewish Council for the Aging started offering the meal packs on March 18, according to a statement from the county. The service is […]

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March 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Officials Release Joint Statement Urging Residents to Stay Home

Chief elected officials from parts of Maryland and Virginia sent out a joint statement Tuesday urging residents to stay home and slow the spread of COVID-19, unless travel is essential.  Officials from Montgomery County who signed the statement are County Executive Marc Elrich, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and Takoma Park […]

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March 31, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Grocery Delivery Service Launches Set of Changes to Support Shoppers

Instacart has launched over the past month a set of changes to help support their workers during the coronavirus crisis, the delivery service announced in an email sent to their customers. The company’s workers recently went on strike after claiming Instacart lacks protective measures for shoppers. Instacart said that they would be offering safety supplies, […]

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March 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

No One in Montgomery County Knew About ‘Stay at Home’ Order, Says Stoddard

Although communication with the state has improved, no one in Montgomery County received any warning before Gov. Larry Hogan’s Stay at Home order Monday, said Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Earl Stoddard as far as he knows at county council meeting Tuesday. He said he’s not sure why they didn’t get a […]

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March 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

You Can Still Go Outside for Exercise Under the ‘Stay at Home’ Order

You can still go outside for exercise, according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s Stay at Home order announced Monday.  Hogan issued the order to tell Marylanders not to leave their homes unless it is for an essential reason/activity in order to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Outdoor exercise is an essential activity under the order.  […]

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March 31, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Under Armour is Making Masks, Other Supplies for UMMS Staff and Providers

Under Armour is creating and assembling face masks, face shields and special fanny packs to help support the University of Maryland Medical System’s health care providers and staff, the brand announced Tuesday. Under Armour stated that they are hoping they can use their experience with product innovations to help heath care systems defend against the […]

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