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April 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Residents 16+ Can Now Sign Up for Vaccine

Since Monday, Montgomery County residents older than 16 have been able to preregister to receive the coronavirus vaccine at all state and county operated vaccine clinics. This news comes as coronavirus cases for children have been on the rise across the country—particularly in the state of Michigan, which currently is experiencing the worst outbreak in […]

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April 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

ArcLight Cinemas Closing Permanently, Including Westfield Montgomery Location 

ArcLight Cinemas is permanently closing all locations after shutting its doors more than a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with locations in Boston, Chicago and California, there was one ArcLight theater in Maryland — at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda. It first opened its doors in 2014. Theaters in Montgomery County were […]

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April 13, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Suspenden uso de la Vacuna Johnson & Johnson Debido a Seis Casos de Coágulos de Sangre

El uso de la vacuna Covid-19 de Johnson & Johnson se ha detenido “por precaución” mientras se estudian seis incidentes de coágulos sanguíneos raros y graves, y se alerta a los profesionales médicos sobre qué buscar y cómo tratar a cualquiera que los experimente, dijo la Dra. Janet Woodcock, administradora interina de la Comisión de […]

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April 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Noyes Library Celebrates Earth Day with StoryWalk on ‘Rainbow Weaver’

In celebration of Earth Day, families can stroll through Capitol View-Homewood Local Park located at 2929 Edgewood Road in Kensington while following a self-guided adventure with the book, Rainbow Weaver by Linda Elovitz Marshall and illustrated by Elisa Chavarri. Bilingual signs will be posted from April 17 through May 15. This is the fourth outdoors Noyes […]

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April 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Paused Due to Six Blood Clot Cases

Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has been paused “out of an abundance of caution” while six incidents of rare and severe blood clots are studied, and medical professionals are alerted to what to look for and how to treat anyone experiencing these conditions, Dr. Janet Woodcock, acting U.S. Food and Drug Commission […]

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April 13, 2021 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: a Quarter of County Residents are Fully Vaccinated

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 13 The Maryland Department of Health reported 116 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 68,260. As of April 12, the county reported that 108 people were hospitalized with COVID-19. Montgomery County recorded no new coronavirus-related fatalities Tuesday, so the death toll in […]

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April 13, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Residentes Vacunados en la Clínica y el Sitio de Distribución de Alimentos en Lakeforest Mall

Las organizaciones sin fines de lucro Cross Community y MobileMed se asociaron para ofrecer un sitio de distribución de alimentos y una clínica de vacunas COVID-19 en Lakeforest Mall, en Gaithersburg. Se llevó a cabo una distribución de alimentos en el centro comercial el 8 de abril. Se invitó a los residentes a registrarse para […]

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April 12, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County Leaders Consider How Shortage of Vaccine Doses Will Effect Operational Plans

According to county leaders, the number of allotted COVID-19 vaccine doses has slightly decreased on a federal and state level. During County Council President Tom Hucker’s media briefing on Monday, local health officials said the mass vaccination site at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus did ‘tremendously well’ last week by administering about 3,000 doses on Thursday […]

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April 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Vaccinated at Clinic and Food Distribution Site at Lakeforest Mall

Nonprofits Cross Community and MobileMed partnered to offer a food distribution site and COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg. A food distribution was held at the mall on April 8. Residents were invited to register for a vaccine appointment and return Friday to get vaccinated, and pick up a box of food on […]

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April 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Owners of Village Grille in Rockville Ice Arena Could Lose Restaurant

Village Grille, the restaurant located inside the Rockville Ice Arena which has been closed since the pandemic began, is scheduled to appear in the District Court of Montgomery on April 26 for failure to pay rent and repossession of the rented property. While owners Lewis and Gina Warsaw readily admit they haven’t paid rent since […]

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