Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 15, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1.COVID-19 Virtual Media Briefing: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, Office of Emergency Management Director, Dr. Earl Stoddard, and Dr. Gilberto Zelaya from the Montgomery County Board of Elections will host a virtual media briefing today at 12:30 to provide COVID-19 public health and voting updates. Click here for more details.

2. Free COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is offering free coronavirus testing at six clinics today. Check here for a list of times and locations.


3. Virtual Accountability Forum: The Black and Brown Coalition is hosting a virtual forum tonight titled “Seeking Accountability on Promises Made to Black and Brown Children.” Hear from public officials, students, and parents on achieving equity for underserved Black, Brown, and low-income children. Public officials, parents, and students will also speak about the impact of distance learning and the challenges related to the recovery of learning loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to RSVP for the event on Zoom.

4. New Street Hockey Court: The new Street Hockey/Futsal Court at Dewey Local Park and the In-line Skate Park at Ridge Road Recreational Park are available for practices. Click here for more information on how to reserve a spot.

5. Senior Planet Montgomery: Senior Planet Montgomery continues to offer free Zoom classes to senior residents. Today’s classes include “Finding Purpose, Wellness, and Community After 60” and “Morning Stretch.”

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

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