5 Things to Know Today, May 17, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, May 17, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1.Tax Day: Today is the deadline to file for 2020 federal income tax returns. In April, the IRS pushed back the date for individual returns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, giving most taxpayers an extra month to file.

2. County Reopening Plans: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced that the county will move into Phase 3 of reopening on May 28 now that more than 50% of residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. See the tweet below for more details.

3. COVID-19 Vaccine: Montgomery County clinics are now vaccinating Marylanders age 12 and older. Click here to schedule an appointment.

4. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at seven testing sites today. Health officials continue to stress the importance of testing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

5. Rent Relief: The COVID-19 Rent Relief Program provides short-term rental assistance to eligible households who have experienced lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has caused them to fall behind on rent. Click here to submit an application.

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