Coronavirus

April 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘It’s Nothing!’: Gaithersburg Woman Receives Vaccine at Lakeforest Mall 

Gaithersburg resident Mariam Bah received her Johnson&Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at Lakeforest Mall on Friday. “It’s nothing!” Bah told MyMCM. Cross Community and MobileMed partnered to offer food distribution and a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the mall. On Thursday, Cross Community ran a large-scale food distribution and offered on-the-spot appointment registration. Residents were invited to return […]

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April 9, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Ayuda para los Inquilinos que Pueden Enfrentar un Desalojo en Montgomery

Hay muchos recursos disponibles para los residentes del condado de Montgomery que enfrentan un desalojo debido al impacto económico de COVID-19. En respuesta a que los tribunales se están abriendo para audiencias de desalojo, las organizaciones locales están ayudando a los inquilinos que necesitan asistencia e informándoles de sus derechos. MyMCM habló con Carmen Castro-Conroy […]

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April 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Council Proposes COVID-19 Limits for Summer Camps

Montgomery County Council is expected to set regulations concerning summer camps during its April 13 meeting in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19. Council President Tom Hucker and Vice President Gabe Albornoz have proposed limiting summer camps to only participants who live in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. They also are proposing that […]

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April 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Latest Covid-19 Numbers: More Than 38% of County Residents Have Received First Dose

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 9 According to the Montgomery County Department of Health of Health, 22.1% of the county’s residents are fully vaccinated and 38.8% have received the first dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Preregistration, which is the first step to obtain a vaccine at county clinics, is currently open […]

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April 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Housing Partnership Helps Residents Facing Eviction

There are many resources available for Montgomery County residents facing eviction due to the economic impact of COVID-19. In response to courts are opening up for eviction hearings, local organizations are helping tenants in need of assistance and informing them of their rights. MyMCM spoke with a Gaithersburg resident who was having issues with his […]

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April 8, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Un Año Después, las Bibliotecas del Condado Siguen Sin Poder Abrir Completamente

A medida que más personas reciben la vacuna contra el coronavirus, la vida comienza a parecerse a una “nueva normalidad”: los niños regresan a las aulas, la gente come afuera y los centros de recreación permiten que algunos clientes usen sus instalaciones. En vista de que se cesan las restricciones para los establecimientos, los edificios […]

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April 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘Complete Nonsense’: Hogan Responds to Audit Faulting Purchase of Test Kits From South Korean Company

After an audit found that 500,000 COVID-19 test kits that the state bought from the South Korean company LabGenomics were not purchased in accordance with state regulations, Gov. Larry Hogan scoffed at the report. “It was complete nonsense. I’m still very happy with the tremendous success of acquiring these test kits. It was probably one […]

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April 8, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest County and State COVID-19 Numbers

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 8 Montgomery County health officials reported Thursday that 21.5% of the county residents are fully vaccinated which means they have either received two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccine. Also, 37.9% of the county residents have received their […]

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April 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, April 8, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 8, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Information: The COVID-19 mass vaccination site at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus will transition to a State mass vaccination site starting today. According to county health officials, vaccinations will be available to all Marylanders; however, about 25% of the appointments will […]

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April 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers Including Montgomery County Schools

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 7 The Maryland Department of Health reported 130 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 67,505. Montgomery County recorded no new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, so the death toll remains at 1,438, the highest in the state. As of April 6, there are 112 […]

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