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June 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, June 29, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 29, and it is National Hug Holiday Day. Just think, this time last year, this holiday would be impossible to celebrate. Now, if you’re vaccinated, be sure to hug all your vaccinated friends to celebrate. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery […]

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May 27, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

How Sweet It Is: Gaithersburg Candy Company Selling Chocolate Covered Cicadas

For many, the idea of eating a cicada might not be the most appetizing thing in the world. But add some chocolate into the mix and now you’re talking. Chouquette, a candy company in Gaithersburg, is now making the ultimate chocolate treat worth indulging in every 17 years. And it’s created quite a buzz. In […]

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March 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Joins Fauci at National Cathedral to Promote Vaccine to Faith Communities

County Executive Marc Elrich joined Dr. Anthony Fauci at the Washington National Cathedral on Tuesday to promote confidence in the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines to faith-based communities. During the event, 25 interfaith clergy members from around the Washington, D.C. area were publicly vaccinated on camera. Great also to talk with Dr. Fauci and NIH director […]

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March 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Recibe el Primer Envío de Vacunas de Johnson & Johnson

El gobierno del condado de Montgomery anunció en Twitter que el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos recibió su primer envío de 1,600 dosis de las vacunas COVID-19 de Johnson & Johnson / Janssen. A diferencia de las vacunas Pfizer y Moderna, solo se necesita una dosis de la vacuna Johnson & Johnson para combatir […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County DHHS Receives First Shipment of Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

Montgomery County Government announced on Twitter that the Department of Health and Human Services has received its first shipment of 1,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, only one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is necessary to fight the coronavirus. 🆕 @MoCoDHHS has received its […]

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December 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 22 and it is National Cookie Exchange Day. This is your chance to sweeten up someone’s day just three days before Christmas. 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 nine testing sites today. The […]

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December 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Fauci Named One of PEOPLE Magazine’s People of the Year

For much of 2020, Dr. Anthony Fauci has been in the spotlight as a constant source of expertise during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, he was named one of the four People of the Year in 2020 by PEOPLE. “Even though he and his family were getting death threats, he continued to be out front,” […]

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November 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Westfield Montgomery Mall Offering Physically Distanced Photos With Santa

Westfield Montgomery Mall announced on its Instagram page that it will be offering physically distanced photos with Santa Claus Nov. 27 through Dec. 24. Montgomery Mall posted on social media that photos with Santa are by appointment only; there will be no walkup photos allowed to avoid crowding. Because of the coronavirus, Santa will not […]

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September 28, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Fauci Named to Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People List

In perhaps the most complex year in the list’s history, Dr. Anthony Fauci has been named to Time magazine’s 100 most influential people list for 2020. Fauci has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984. In those 36 years, he has advised six presidents dating back to […]

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August 11, 2020 | Bryan Gallion

Next COVID-19 Relief Bill Should Fund NIH Research, Cardin and Van Hollen Urge

Maryland’s U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen joined a bipartisan coalition of their Senate colleagues Thursday in calling for $15.5 billion to be allocated for research at the Bethesda-based National Institutes of Health in the next federal COVID-19 relief package. The pandemic has led to a $10 billion loss in biomedical research across […]

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