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April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Elrich Emphasize Unity at Germantown Mass Vaccination Site

Gov. Larry Hogan and County Executive Marc Elrich were united after touring the mass vaccination site at Montgomery College in Germantown on Wednesday. The site in Germantown has been open since March 31, but it has been operating using only COVID-19 vaccines allocated to the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. Starting Thursday, […]

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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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April 7, 2021 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates National Public Health Week

Montgomery County is recognizing and honoring local health care heroes during National Public Health Week (NPHW). From April 5 – 11, the county is commemorating NPHW with a series of social media posts based on this year’s theme, Building Bridges to Better Health. The County Council presented a proclamation recognizing NPHW on Tuesday. Vice Pres. […]

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April 7, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Gayles and Hogan Disagree on Main Cause of Increased COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations

Montgomery County Council sat as the Board of Health to get COVID-19 updates from local health officials on Tuesday. County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles says although test positivity rates have slightly increased, the number of people getting tested for the virus has decreased. “We speculate that there may be hidden droves of asymptomatic individuals […]

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April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Elrich to Tour Germantown Mass Vaccination Site Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan is visiting the mass vaccination site at the Montgomery College campus in Germantown Wednesday afternoon. Hogan will be joined by County Executive Marc Elrich, U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6), Maryland Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader,  Maryland National Guard Brig. Gen. Janeen Birckhead, County Council President Tom Hucker and more. I am […]

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April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

One Year Later, County Public Library Buildings Still Not Fully Open

As more people get the coronavirus vaccine, life is beginning to resemble a “new normal” — children are returning to classrooms, people are eating outside, and recreation centers are allowing some patrons to use its facilities. As restrictions for establishments are loosening, library buildings in Montgomery County still remain mostly closed. Anita Vassallo, director of Montgomery […]

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April 6, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Más del 20% de los Residentes del Condado están Completamente Vacunados

Estadísticas de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery El Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó de 72 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery, el martes por la mañana. El recuento acumulativo de casos del condado es 67,375. Hasta el 5 de abril, el condado informó que 109 personas fueron hospitalizadas con COVID-19. […]

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April 6, 2021 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Numbers: 20.3% of County Residents are Fully Vaccinated

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for April 6 The Maryland Department of Health reported 72 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 67,375. As of April 5, the county reported that 109 people were hospitalized with COVID-19. Montgomery County recorded three new coronavirus-related fatalities Tuesday, bringing the death toll in […]

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April 6, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Residentes de Maryland Mayores de 16 Años son Elegibles para Vacunarse

A partir del martes, todos los residentes de Maryland mayores de 16 años serán elegibles para recibir la vacuna COVID-19 en los sitios de vacunación masiva del estado, anunció el gobernador Larry Hogan durante una conferencia de prensa, el lunes. Hogan dijo que para el 12 de abril, los residentes mayores de 16 años serán […]

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April 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Starting Tuesday, Marylanders 16+ Are Eligible for Vaccine at Mass Vaccination Sites

Beginning Tuesday, all Marylanders ages 16+ will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine at the state’s mass vaccination sites, Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a press conference Monday. Hogan said that by April 12, residents 16+ will be eligible through all vaccine providers in the state. He noted that those ages 16-17 can only be […]

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