Coronavirus

September 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Albornoz Celebra el Anuncio de Pfizer sobre la Vacuna Covid-19 para Niños de 5 a 11 Años

La compañía Pfizer anunció en un comunicado de prensa el lunes que un ensayo mostró que su vacuna de covid-19 era segura y generó una respuesta de anticuerpos “robusta” en niños de 5 a 11 años. Tras el anuncio de Pfizer, el vicepresidente del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery Gabe Albornoz expresó, en la reunión […]

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September 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Will Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations for Staff and Students

Montgomery College will require staff and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, per a release from the college. Exemptions are possible for medical and religious reasons. All faculty and staff must verify full vaccination status by Nov. 8 and all students by Jan. 7, 2022. Students who do not submit verification must apply for […]

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September 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Inquilinos Abogan por Proyecto de Ley que Extiende los Límites a los Aumentos de Alquiler

En julio, el concejal del condado de Montgomery Will Jawando presentó un proyecto de ley para extender los límites a los aumentos de alquiler, después de que finalice el estado de emergencia COVID-19. El estado de emergencia del gobernador Larry Hogan expiró en agosto y la estabilización actual de los alquileres del condado terminará en […]

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September 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Calendar Reminder: There’s no school for Montgomery County Public Schools students today. See the tweet below for more details. Calendar reminder: There is no school for students on Thursday, Sept. 16 pic.twitter.com/3Yi2ybDi2u — MCPS (@MCPS) September 15, 2021 […]

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September 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Introduces Five-Point Plan to Enhance COVID-19 Response

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) updated its COVID-19 playbook with a new five-point plan, Interim Superintendent Dr. Monifa McKnight said during a virtual briefing in front of the county council Tuesday. McKnight designed the plan to enhance and strengthen COVID-19 measures and position MCPS to respond nimbly to the unexpected. The plan is as follows: […]

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September 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 15, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, Acting Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Earl Stoddard and other officials will hold their media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County Cable […]

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September 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Tenants Say Bill Extending Limits on Rent Increases Would be a Lifeline

In July, Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando introduced a bill to extend limits on rent increases after the COVID-19 State of Emergency ends. Gov. Larry Hogan’s State of Emergency expired in August and the county’s current rent stabilization will end in November, unless Jawando’s bill is passed and extends it to August of next year. […]

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September 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Updates Quarantine Guidelines 

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has updated its COVID-19 quarantine guidelines. To summarize, in most situations, close contacts of symptomatic students will no longer be required to quarantine unless that student tests positive for COVID-19 or had a known exposure to someone with the virus, said Heather Dublinske, MCPS Coordinator for Student Welfare and Compliance. […]

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September 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 14, In Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Sept. 14, and it is National Ants on a Log Day. To celebrate, get a piece of celery, rub peanut butter on it, and add raisins. Voila! As you enjoy your healthy snack, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council is back from its […]

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September 13, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Portal de Salud de Montgomery Desglosa los Datos de COVID-19 por Código Postal

Solo dos códigos postales en el condado de Montgomery tienen más del 84 por ciento de sus residentes completamente vacunados contra COVID-19, según el portal de información COVID-19 del condado de Montgomery. Los códigos postales 20871 (Clarksburg) y 20861 (Ashton) tienen entre el 84,4 y el 100 por ciento de los residentes completamente vacunados con […]

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