Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 22 and it is National Cookie Exchange Day. This is your chance to sweeten up someone’s day just three days before Christmas.

In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at nine testing sites today. The schedule of clinics may be found here.

2. Bamboo Removal:  Montgomery Parks is removing bamboo in Rock Creek Stream Valley Park near Beach Drive and Byeforde Road today. The Parks Department says to expect minor traffic interruptions.

3. Managed Deer Hunts Closes Parts of Rockville Parks: A City of Rockville pilot archery deer-culling program will close Civic Center Park and parts of Croydon Creek Nature Center for certain periods through Dec. 27. Here’s more information:

Managed Deer Hunts to Close Parts of Rockville Parks

4. Cookie Recipes: As noted previously, it’s National Cookie Exchange Day and Montgomery County Public Libraries are offering several ways to access cookie recipes in magazines. See the tweet below for more information:

5. ICYMI:  Over the weekend, Dr. Anthony Fauci announced on CNN that he personally went to the North Pole to give Santa Claus the coronavirus vaccine. This is especially good news because last week Gov. Larry Hogan issued a special emergency order exempting Santa and his helpers from Maryland’s coronavirus restrictions.

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

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