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April 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Vaccinated at Clinic and Food Distribution Site at Lakeforest Mall

Nonprofits Cross Community and MobileMed partnered to offer a food distribution site and COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg. A food distribution was held at the mall on April 8. Residents were invited to register for a vaccine appointment and return Friday to get vaccinated, and pick up a box of food on […]

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March 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Gayles, Elrich Reemphasize Importance of COVID-19 Testing 

Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles reemphasized the importance of getting tested for COVID-19 during a council meeting Tuesday. In response to a question from Councilmember Craig Rice, Gayles said the county wants to prevent another wave of cases and then another wave of lockdowns that some European countries, like Italy, are currently dealing […]

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March 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Announces Vaccine Equity Operations Plan

Maryland has launched a COVID-19 vaccine equity plan, Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Thursday. “Today, to build on all of the months of comprehensive effort, we are announcing the very first vaccine equity operations plan of any state in America to further address health disparities and the issue of equity and to […]

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February 24, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Firefighter on Being a Vaccinator: ‘It’s a Great Feeling You Really Can’t Explain’

Ojibwa Miller, a master firefighter paramedic with Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS), is administering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors at county clinics. Miller, a 19-year-veteran of the fire department, told MyMCM that he was initially apprehensive about receiving and giving the vaccine, but now stands behind it and says being a vaccinator is a […]

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February 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

100-Year-Old Resident Receives COVID-19 Vaccine in Silver Spring

Harvey Zeigler, a 100-year-old Montgomery County resident, received his COVID-19 vaccine at the East County Community Recreation Center in Silver Spring on Sunday. The county health department is operating COVID-19 vaccination clinics that aim to provide better access to residents in underserved areas, according to the county. Vaccine appointments are being offered to seniors in […]

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Heroin: “The Quiet Epidemic” in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

County Cable Montgomery has produced a 30-minute video report about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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January 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

HHS Busy Helping Residents Meet Open Enrollment Deadline (VIDEO)

With the deadline fast approaching, Montgomery County Health and Human Services case workers have been busy assisting an influx of residents who need help applying and navigating the health insurance open enrollment process. County Cable Montgomery’s Lorna Virgili  reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 18, 2015 | Aline Barros

New Adventist Urgent Care Opens in Rockville (VIDEO)

Adventist HealthCare, an organization that provides health services based in Gaithersburg, opened its first urgent care facility in Rockville. The new clinic is a partnership between Adventist HealthCare and Centra Care- an urgent care provider with 26 centers in Florida. It’s Centra’s first center in Maryland. Although the place has been open for more than a […]

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October 28, 2014 | Staff Writer

Free Flu Vaccines at MCPS Schools Scheduled

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services will conduct free clinics to provide flu vaccines (FluMist) to MCPS students. On Oct. 31, clinics will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at John F. Kennedy in Silver Spring, Richard Montgomery  in Rockville  and Seneca Valley high schools in Germantown. Parents or guardians must […]

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March 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Planter with butterfly friendly plants

Spring Open House & Gardening Tour

You can learn about basic vegetable gardening, intensive vegetable gardening, composting, soil, tools, starting seeds indoors, fruit trees, small fruits, the wonderful world of squash, how to keep animals from eating your garden, gardening with children, and view a cooking demo at a spring open house and tour with Montgomery County master gardeners on March […]

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