Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 21, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich and County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD) and on Facebook and County Cable Montgomery.

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

3. Free Flu Shot Clinic: Montgomery County is offering a free flu shot clinic from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the White Oak Community Recreation Center.

4. Office of Procurement Open House: The county’s Office of Procurement is holding an online open house from 10-11 a.m. so you can learn more about procurement opportunities.

5. Work-From-Home Safety Reminder: Montgomery County Fire and Rescue (MCFRS) Spokesperson Pete Piringer reminds residents to be careful with their extension cords. Don’t get tangled up- it’s a fire hazard!

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

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Maryam Shahzad

About Maryam Shahzad

Maryam is a reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She graduated from the University of Maryland in December with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. Previously, she was an intern with MCM. Maryam loves visual media and always says the movie is better than the book. She can be reached at or on Twitter @maryam_mcm.


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