It’s Thursday, May 7 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.
1. Relief for Maryland Small Business: Senator Ben Cardin will be joined by Small Business Administration (SBA) Washington Region District Director Antonio Doss and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. Executive Director Cindy Stewart to answer questions from Maryland small businesses and nonprofits about the federal government’s small business relief programs on Facebook live. This will start at 4:00 p.m. today. Click here for more details.
2. Maryland Public Schools to Remain Closed: In case you missed it, State Superintendent Karen Salmon announced on Wednesday that all Maryland public schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Click here for more details.
State Superintendent Karen Salmon announced today, May 6, 2020, that all Maryland public schools are to remain closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year: https://t.co/WpNeb00Pix
— MCPS (@MCPS) May 6, 2020
3. Learn More About Initiating Zoom Meetings: Join Montgomery County Public Libraries and Senior Planet for an interactive session on setting up your own Zoom meeting. Learn how to access settings, set security controls and invite people. This virtual learning class will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Click here for more details.
Using Zoom & want to learn more? Join MCPL and Senior Planet for an interactive session on how to set up your own Zoom meeting! Learn how to access settings, set security controls and invite your friends & family! We look forward to seeing you there. https://t.co/tUDAZbwJCW pic.twitter.com/bj6jNpnYV8
— mcpl_Libraries (@MCPL_Libraries) May 5, 2020
4. Some Outdoor Activities Can Resume Today Statewide: Although Governor Hogan announced that some outdoor activities can start again today, all Montgomery County Recreation facilities will remain closed until further notice. Click here for more details.
Despite Gov. Hogan’s announcement today that some outdoor activities can resume on May 7, all Montgomery County Recreation facilities will remain closed until further notice. While the outdoor areas surrounding County recreation centers remain open, all playgrounds remain closed. pic.twitter.com/3OP4yPexgn
— Montgomery Council (@MoCoCouncilMD) May 6, 2020
5. List of Restaurants Open for Take Out: Click here for a list of local restaurants that are open for take out, pick up, and delivery during the COVID-19 shutdown.
And one more thing: Are you looking for a restaurant that is still open? Check out our restaurant lists here.
And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.