1. Early Voting Day 5: Early voting is underway until Nov. 2. You can early vote in-person between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 11 early voting centers. Montgomery County residents who are eligible but not yet registered to vote may do so at any early voting center in the county, just be sure to bring proof of residency. To check wait times at your closest voting centers, text EV and your zip code to 77788 (or download the mobile app). If you have a completed mail-in ballot here are 42 drop box locations where you can submit it.
Make sure you go to the polls with a plan. Click here to check out MyMCMedia’s 2020 General Election Guide.
Rain 🌧 =⌚5 minute wait times. Avoid the weekend rush. Download the MoCo Voter App & VOTE EARLY TODAY!
— MontgomeryMDVotes (@777Vote) October 29, 2020
2. Halloween Is Tomorrow: Montgomery County officials offer safety advice on how to minimize COVID-19 transmission during Halloween. Click here for additional details.
As Halloween approaches, Montgomery County officials are offering advice on how to minimize risks associated with the event during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click the link for more information https://t.co/wh5O695Jsf pic.twitter.com/xg2byRlVEN
— Montgomery County DHHS (@MoCoDHHS) October 27, 2020
3. Food Resources: Food giveaway events are happening at various locations throughout the county today. Click here to see locations and times.
If you need food assistance, please call 311 and ask for the Food Access Call Center. For additional resources, visit the County's website: https://t.co/pLb8DCAP9U. @311MC311 @MoCoFoodCouncil pic.twitter.com/gODdvCaXkF
— Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) October 29, 2020
4. Home-Based COVID-19 Testing: The county’s Rapid Response Teams are providing COVID-19 testing to households in neighborhoods impacted by COVID-19. Click here to learn more.
Through a contract with Ready Responders, we will provide free home-based #COVID19 testing and health assessments to eligible households. For more info, call the Testing Helpline at 240-777-1755. https://t.co/rWhKBykGJ3. pic.twitter.com/ylPCscGtuJ
— Montgomery County DHHS (@MoCoDHHS) October 28, 2020
5. Reminder, Daylight Savings Time Ends: Clocks will go back one hour at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 1.
Stay on time with park activities this weekend.
The time change begins at 2 am Sunday, November 1.
So, set your clock back one hour before going to be Saturday, October 31. pic.twitter.com/a15Qo2ZFgO
— Montgomery Parks (@MontgomeryParks) October 28, 2020
And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.