Five Things to Know Today, October 1, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, October 1 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1.National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer.
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2. Free COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County’s free coronavirus testing clinics are available in Germantown, Silver Spring, and White Oak today. Click here for times and specific locations.

3. Rental Assistance Resources: There is rental relief available for residents who have lost income due to the impact of COVID-19. Click here for more details about the COVID Rent Relief Program.

4. Story Book Stroll: Practice reading with your child and get exercise at the same time with Brookside Nature Center’s Storybook Stroll. There are wooden panels posted along trails near the nature center.

5. Senior Planet Montgomery: Senior Planet Montgomery continues to offer free Zoom classes to senior residents. Today’s classes include “Morning Stretch” and “Virtual Museum Tours.”

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

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