Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Aug. 7, and here are five things worth knowing today in Montgomery County.

1. Free COVID Testing: There are three free COVID-19 testing site options available in Germantown and Wheaton today. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more options.

2. Lap Swimming Reservations: Lane reservations for lap swimming are now available at public pools throughout the county. Click here for more details and see the list of options.

3. Victim Assistance Resources: Montgomery County’s Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program offers a guide on how to access sexual-assault services and counseling during the COVID-19 health crisis. Click here for more details.

4. Election Workers Needed: Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say there’s a need for poll workers during the 2020 General Election in November. Click here for more details.

 

5. Flying Squirrels: Maryland Flying Squirrels are active year-round, but they are rarely seen in the wild because they are nocturnal, according to Montogmery Parks officials. Here’s your chance to see them. There will be a viewing opportunity at the Brookside Nature Center in Wheaton from 8:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. today. Registration is required,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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