May 28, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Sun Safety Tips for Summer

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and, for many, means a trip to the beach or a day at the pool. After a summer of physical distancing in 2020, it’s important to make sure to prioritize sun safety during outdoor activity. MyMCM spoke to MedStar Health’s Dr. Korin Hudson—an emergency room physician […]

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June 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Beat the Heat During the Dog Days of Summer

With high temperatures forecast to remain in the 90s for the next week, finding ways to stay cool and taking precautions to avoid heat-related illness this summer are essential. The heat can be especially dangerous for those at risk including the elderly, the young, those with existing medical conditions and those that work outdoors. The  […]

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July 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Tips for Staying Cool During this Heat Wave

Are you ready for high temperatures and humidity? This is the kind of weather that makes our summers infamous. The National Weather Service is warning that a heat wave will impact our area Friday – Sunday. Local health officials have posted some tips for staying cool on the county’s website. “Summer heat can be dangerous, […]

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June 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Four Cooling Centers in Rockville Open Today

The City of Rockville has opened four cooling centers for community members in need of a place to beat this week’s heat wave. The centers are located at the following city facilities: Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Ave. Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove Drive Twinbrook Community Recreation […]

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June 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

Boy drinking water after soccer

Tips for Beating the Heat

With temperatures forecast for the upper-90s on Tuesday, and a heat index near 100° F, Montgomery County residents are encouraged to find places where they can stay cool and to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses this summer. Most at risk are young children, the elderly, and people with health problems such as asthma, who […]

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June 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Keeping Cool in Montgomery County (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It’s getting hot outside and you know summer is just beginning. MyMCMedia’s Krista Brick was out and about talking to residents today about this first heatwave and how residents are keeping cool. A daddy-daughter day at the #Rockville fountain to cool off today.@mymcmedia — krista brick (@lmjpbrick) June 11, 2015

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March 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Council Employee Gets Stuck in Elevator at Work Today (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Delphine Harriston, a program specialist for the Montgomery County Council, tells us why she didn’t make it to the Council meeting on time today. Instead of delivering proclamations as planned this morning, Harriston found herself stuck in an elevator in between floors at the Council Office Building. In case you […]

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October 4, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County

It’s going to be cool this weekend. Here are five more things to know today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County. 1. The number of Whooping Cough cases in Montgomery County continues to climb. 2. A Montgomery County spokesperson stresses there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in the county after Shady Grove Hospital issues […]

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