Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Aug. 17, and here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County:

1. COVID-19 Data: The County Data Dashboard details today’s case count and key indicators. Click here for more information. 


2.Essential Item Donations Needed: The Gaithersburg CARES Hub needs essential items to help people recovering from COVID-19. Click here  for more details.

3. Recreate Safely: Montgomery Parks is asking residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood and Lake Frank located within Rock Creek Regional Park. Algae that produces the harmful toxin microcystin has been observed there. Click here for more details.

4. Technology Support for Seniors: MontgomeryConnects!, a free Montgomery County program to help every household connect to the Internet at home, will provide tech support for seniors. The program will also help to increase home internet connectivity for low-income households. Click here for more details.


5. Metro is Hiring: WMATA is hiring Student Metrobus Operator Trainees. Click here for more details.

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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