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January 26, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne and Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Government Starts Vaccinating Residents 75+

Montgomery County Enters Vaccine Phase 1B; State of Maryland in Phase 1C Montgomery County announced that it has entered Phase 1B of its COVID-19 distribution plan. Phase 1B includes adults age 75 or older (tier 1) and essential frontline workers (tier 2 and tier 3 — see tweet below for a breakdown of these tiers). […]

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January 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: Vaccination Phase 1 Expanding to Some ‘Severely Immunocompromised’ Groups

Beginning Feb. 1, Maryland will expand its COVID-19 vaccination Phase 1 to include some “severely immunocompromised” residents, Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Vaccinations will be administered through hospital-based providers and state officials will give guidance to providers. As explained by Dr. David Marcozzi, COVID-19 Incident Commander for the University of […]

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January 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Concejo Aprueba Subvenciones de Ayuda para Hoteles y Restaurantes

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery acordó por unanimidad el martes otorgar $6.2 millones a hoteles y $5 millones a restaurantes en el condado para ayudarlos a recuperarse del impacto del coronavirus. Las subvenciones de ayuda son necesarias para los hoteles porque tanto los viajes de vacaciones como los de negocios se han reducido drásticamente […]

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January 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Approves Relief Grants for Hotels, Restaurants

The Montgomery County Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to give $6.2 million to hotels and $5 million for restaurants in the county to help them recover from the impact of the coronavirus. The relief grants are needed for hotels because both vacation and business travel have dropped precipitously since Maryland’s stay at home order went into […]

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January 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Luego de Dos Meses Registran el Menor Número de Casos Nuevos de COVID-19

Estadísticas de COVID-19 del condado de Montgomery del 26 de enero El Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó 197 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery, el martes por la mañana. Este es el número más bajo de casos nuevos en un período de 24 horas desde que se registraron 189 casos el […]

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January 26, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Gov. Hogan to Hold 2 p.m. News Briefing Tuesday

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide an update on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan Tuesday at 2 p.m. According to the Maryland Department of Health, more than 340,000 people have received the first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and nearly 49,000 people have received the second dose. The state is currently in phase 1C of […]

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January 26, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County, State Record Lowest Numbers of New COVID Cases in 2 Months

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Jan. 26 The Maryland Department of Health reported 197 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. This is the lowest number of new cases in a 24 hour period since 189 cases were recorded Nov. 28. The county’s cumulative case count is 57,326. Hospitalizations have been declining since the second […]

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January 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Participe en Encuesta sobre el Acceso a Alimentos Durante y Después de la Pandemia

El Consejo de Alimentos lanzó una breve encuesta COVID-19 Community Food Access de 8 preguntas que busca el aporte de los residentes para guiar las iniciativas de seguridad alimentaria del condado de Montgomery en 2021, según un comunicado del Consejo del Alimentos. La fecha límite para participar en la encuesta es el miércoles 17 de […]

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January 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado Entra en la Fase 1B de Vacunación para Personas Mayores de 75 Años

Los funcionarios del condado de Montgomery están vacunando a los residentes y empleados de atención médica de primera línea que trabajan en el condado, tanto como sea posible, pero podrían vacunar a más personas contra el COVID-19 si tuvieran dosis adicionales, dijeron los funcionarios el 25 de enero durante una conferencia de prensa. Please join […]

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January 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Clarksburg Tavern Cited for Violating County Coronavirus Orders

Clarksburg Tavern, which was the scene of a recent “USA Themed Party” sponsored by Robin Ficker, was issued four citations on Jan. 22 for violating the County Executive’s order that deals with coronavirus. The violations concern a Jan. 5 party, for which the county received “multiple complaints,” according to Mary Anderson, public information officer with […]

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