Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 27, in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Aug. 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1.COVID-19 Testing: A Free COVID-19 county testing clinic is scheduled today at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, visit the Montgomery County website.


2. Open Roadways Continue: Montgomery Parks is extending its Open Parkways initiative to allow pedestrians and bicyclists to use parkways on weekends until further notice. On Labor Day weekend, the parkways will be open for recreation and exercise Friday at 9:00 a.m. through Tuesday, September 8, until 7:00  a.m. Click here for more information.

3. Food Resources: There are several food distribution sites available throughout Montgomery County this week. Two of them are happening in Gaithersburg and Rockville today. Click here for more information.

4. PPE Donations: Montgomery County is still accepting protective equipment for essential workers, and asks the public for donations of Personal Protective Equipment. The Dennis Avenue Health Center Donation Tent is open today from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Click here for additional details.

5. MCM Classes: Are you ready to produce great content with MCM? Then sign up for one of our upcoming virtual classes. On Sept. 10, we have an orientation where you can learn about what MCM can offer you. On Sept. 14, you can begin our 2-session long “Step into Virtual Podcasting” class. We would love to have you be apart of our MCM family.

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

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