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October 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Mandato del Uso de las Mascarillas en Lugares Cerrados Podría Terminar Pronto

El condado de Montgomery alcanzó la transmisión moderada de COVID-19, definida por los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), el jueves pasado y los funcionarios dijeron que el mandato del uso de las mascarillas en lugares cerrados podría terminar a finales de esta semana en el condado de Montgomery. A principios de […]

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October 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Maintains Moderate Transmission; Indoor Mask Mandate Could End Soon

Montgomery County reached CDC-defined moderate COVID-19 transmission last Thursday and officials said the county’s indoor mask mandate could end later this week. In early August, a county council resolution reinstated the mandate when the county reached CDC-defined substantial transmission. The mandate will end after the county maintains moderate transmission for seven consecutive days. According to […]

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August 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Several State School Board Members Express Support for School Mask Mandate

Several members of the Maryland Board of Education showed support for a statewide COVID-19 school mask mandate during a meeting Tuesday. Teacher Member of the Board Rachel McCusker made a motion to hold a special meeting to discuss an emergency regulation for a face covering requirement in schools across the state. “I believe that having […]

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August 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 12, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 12, and today we celebrate International Youth Day, National Middle Child Day, National Vinyl Record Day, and several more holidays. So, if you’re a middle child, of course you have to share your holiday with all these other holidays, right? In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County: […]

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August 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich: Indoor Masks Must be Worn so Businesses Can Stay Open

Montgomery County will continue requiring indoor mask wearing until the number of coronavirus cases drop, and County Executive Marc Elrich believes residents can live with it as they did earlier for 18 months. “We are going to keep going ’til our numbers fit the CDC,” he said of the Centers for Disease Control, which recommends […]

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July 30, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County May Restore Indoor Mask Mandate Per New CDC Recommendation  

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich has recommended the county reinstate the COVID-19 indoor mask mandate if the jurisdiction reaches what the CDC defines as “substantial transmission”: 50 new cases per 100,000 residents for seven days, which is about 525 new cases over a seven-day period for the county. According to a county release Friday, “The […]

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July 30, 2021 | Michael Hernández

El Condado Podría Restablecer el Mandato de Uso de Mascarillas en los Espacios Cerrados

El ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, quiere restablecer el mandato COVID-19 del uso de las mascarillas en lugares cerrados,  si la jurisdicción alcanza lo que Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, por sus siglas en inglés) definen como “transmisión sustancial”: 50 casos nuevos por cada 100,000 residentes durante […]

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July 30, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Sets Benchmark for Reinstating Indoor Mask Mandate 

Update (2:15 p.m.): The county council, sitting as the Board of Health, will discuss and vote on the regulation next week on Thursday, Aug. 5 per a release from Montgomery County. Original (1:30 p.m.): Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich wants to reinstate the COVID-19 indoor mask mandate if the jurisdiction reaches what the CDC defines […]

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July 29, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Por qué las Personas Vacunadas Deben Usar la Mascarilla de Nuevo?

Según el sitio web de los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, por sus siglas en inglés), para obtener la máxima protección contra la variante Delta y evitar contagiar a los demás, es importante el uso de una mascarilla en público si se encuentra en espacios cerrados en un área con transmisión […]

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June 11, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

En la Mayoría de las Instalaciones del Condado no se Requiere el uso de la Mascarilla

Esta semana, el condado de Montgomery actualizó la guía del uso de mascarillas o cubiertas faciales en edificios del gobierno local. “El uso de una mascarilla en la mayoría de las oficinas e instalaciones del condado es voluntario, en la mayoría de las situaciones para las personas que están completamente vacunadas”, dijo el ejecutivo del […]

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