Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 21, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Aug. 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1.COVID-19 Testing: The county will have a testing clinic at the White Oak Recreation Center in Silver Spring today from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This is a walk-up clinic. Testing is free, and no appointments are needed. Click here for more details.


2. Text-To-911: Residents and visitors have a new way to safely contact law enforcement if they find themselves in a situation where a phone call isn’t an option. “Text-To-911” is now available in Maryland. Click here for more details about steps to take to request emergency services via text.

3. Community Supported Agriculture: During this challenging time, the Montgomery County Office of Agriculture suggests that residents consider supporting local farms. CSA is a model that connects consumers with local farmers to provide fresh produce. Click here to learn more. 

4. Daily COVID-19 Case Count: Visit the County’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard to see the current number of local cases.

5. Senior Planet: Senior Planet Montgomery continues offering free Zoom classes to Senior residents. Today’s virtual classes include “Morning Stretch,” at 10:00 a.m., and more.

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

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