Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 5, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 5 and it is National Bird Day. Visitors to the C&O Canal Sunday sighted the colorful painted bunting, a bird common in Florida but not this far North.

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 eight testing sites today. The schedule of clinics may be found here.

2. Food Distribution Event: The BlackRock Center for the Arts is hosting a drive-thru food distribution event today at the Gaithersburg Church of the Nazarene located at 8921 Warfield Road from 2 to 4 p.m.

3. Hogan News Briefing: Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to hold a news briefing at 5 p.m. to provide an update on Maryland’s distribution of COVID-19 vaccine doses. Hogan’s address will be streamed live on TwitterFacebook, and YouTube.

4. Yoga Virtual Class:  The public libraries host a community yoga class every Tuesday evening at 4:30 p.m. The one-hour Vinyasa-style class is designed to build flexibility and strength.

5. Maryland Health Insurance:  Maryland Health Connection opened a new special enrollment period for uninsured Marylanders Monday.

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

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