Coronavirus

July 3, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Silver Spring Immunization Clinic to Open Monday

COVID-19 may be dominating the current medical conversation, but county health officials want to remind parents about the importance of vaccinating their children. To aid this, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Immunization Clinic is set to reopen Monday, July 6. Located at the Dennis Avenue Health Center in Silver Spring, the clinic offers […]

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July 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County COVID-19 Update Shows Slight Increases in Cases, Emergency Room Visits

Thursday afternoon, Montgomery County released an update to the public health metrics being used to guide the reopening timeline. The county entered Phase 2 of the economic reopening on Friday, June 19 after spending 19 days in Phase 1. County Executive Marc Elrich said during a media briefing Wednesday that the county will wait to […]

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July 2, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Montgomery County Recreation Will Reopen 10 Pools Monday

Summer swimming is back! Pools operated by Montgomery County Recreation will reopen on July 6. As part of Phase 2 reopening plans, the department’s seven outdoor pools and three indoor centers will be available to pass holders seven days a week, starting Monday. Outdoor facilities will operate from noon to 8 p.m. each day for […]

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July 2, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery Parks Announces Reopening of Two Indoor Tennis Centers

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center and Wheaton Indoor Tennis Center will reopen Monday, July 6 with service restrictions in place. Montgomery County residents are encouraged to reserve time online at one of twelve indoor, climate-controlled tennis courts before visiting. Patrons can visit QUICK RESERVE on the ActiveMontgomery website to reserve court time. To protect the […]

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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Glenstone Museum Opening Pavilions July 23

Glenstone Museum in Potomac is scheduled to reopen the Pavilions, its indoor art spaces, at limited capacity beginning July 23. The announcement comes amid the county’s Phase 2 of reopening, which allows some indoor spaces to resume operations. All guests are required to schedule visits in advance, remain six feet apart and wear face coverings […]

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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Montgomery Parks Extends Open Parkways for Holiday Weekend

Several open parkways for pedestrians and bicyclists will operate for extended hours during the holiday weekend, the Montgomery County Parks Department announced Tuesday. Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway in Silver Spring, Beach Drive in Kensington, and a 1.3-mile stretch of Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda will be open to pedestrian traffic beginning Thursday, July 2 […]

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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

MCPL ‘Holds to Go’ Service Begins July 6

Montgomery County Public Libraries will start contact free pick-up services beginning July 6 at all branches with the exception of the Noyes and Long Branch libraries. “We’re so excited our customers can once again get the physical books they want,” said MCPL Director Anita Vassallo. “The process is easy while being as safe as possible […]

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July 2, 2020 | Tori Bergel

MCDOT ‘Essential Plus’ Service to Expand Over the Weekend

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is adding to their Ride On bus “Essential Plus” service starting Sunday, July 5. According to a press release by the county government/county officials, the expansion is in cooperation with county reopening adjustments — changes spearheaded by County Executive Marc Elrich’s Phase 2 plans. In order to meet […]

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July 2, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

New Md Health Department Campaign Urges Residents to ‘Answer the Call’

The Maryland Department of Health launched a new state-wide campaign Tuesday geared toward contact tracing in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.  RELEASE: The @MDHealthDept today announced a new state-wide campaign urging Marylanders to “answer the call” when ‘MD COVID’ or ‘240-466-4488’ appears on their phones. https://t.co/EBO6NAysVT — Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) June 30, […]

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July 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Cases Surpass 68,000 Statewide, Approach 15,000 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,899 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 96 from the 14,803 cases reported Wednesday. Since the first case in March, 704 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of four deaths since Wednesday. More Montgomery […]

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