October 26, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

County Announces COVID-19 Testing Schedule for Week of Oct. 26

Montgomery County health officials have published this week’s schedule for COVID-19 free walk-in and drive-thru testing sites. Health officials are urging all residents to get tested for COVID-19. According to Montgomery County’s press release, “Testing is important for everyone so that health officials can track the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Some individuals with […]

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October 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Reports No New COVID-Related Deaths, Rolling Seven-Day Average of 2.75%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 134 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Monday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is 25,281. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 2.75% for positive COVID-19 tests, which is a lower rate than 22 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions. There were no COVID-19 related […]

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October 26, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Health Officials Announce Revised Indicators; Reopening Rollbacks Evaluated

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, Montgomery County health officials announced revised indicators to guide potential rollbacks of Phase 2 reopening provisions. On Friday, Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles updated the indicators that have guided the County’s decisions since June. “We have been monitoring the uptick in cases to determine whether it was […]

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October 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Arrancó este Lunes la Votación Anticipada en Montgomery

Los votantes del condado de Montgomery pueden emitir su voto para las elecciones generales del 3 de noviembre de 2020 en once centros de votación anticipada desde el 26 de octubre hasta el 2 de noviembre. El horario de atención de cada centro de votación anticipada es de 7 a.m. a 8 p.m. Cualquier votante […]

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October 26, 2020 | Staff Writer

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Early Voting Centers Open Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters can cast their ballots for the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election at eleven Early Voting Centers from Oct. 26 through Nov. 2. The hours of operation for each early voting center is 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any registered voter may cast a ballot at any one of these sites using the […]

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October 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Early Voting Starts Monday; Tool is Available to Gauge Line Wait Times

The Nov. 3 election is less than two weeks away, and early voting starts on Monday, Oct. 26. There will be 11 early voting locations available throughout the county from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. until Nov. 2.  There is also a tool available that voters can use to gauge line wait times. Dr. Gilberto […]

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October 23, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Sitios de Pruebas Gratis de Covid-19 en el condado de Montgomery

Los funcionarios de salud del Condado de Montgomery están instando a todos los residentes a hacerse la prueba de COVID-19 y durante la próxima semana se proporcionarán pruebas COVID-19 gratis en múltiples localizaciones, informa el gobierno. Las pruebas son gratuitas, no se requiere una orden médica y no se necesitan citas.  Las personas con síntomas […]

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October 23, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

North Pole Quarantine: Macy’s Announces Santa Will Not Visit Department Stores

For the first time in nearly 160 years, Santa Claus won’t be coming to town… well, more specifically, he won’t be stopping by at Macy’s department stores, including the Bethesda, Gaithersburg and Wheaton locations. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Macy’s announced it will instead host a “virtual experience” -to preserve the safety of customers and […]

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October 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

Here’s How to Look Up COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code in Montgomery County

Residents can look up their zip code on the Montgomery County COVID-19 Information Portal to learn the number of coronavirus cases in their community. The case count tables’ information is based on the Maryland Department of Health data and is updated daily. Did you know you can check your zip code on the Montgomery County […]

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October 23, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

En Maryland el 17.6 por ciento de los Jóvenes Sufre de Obesidad, Según Estudio

En Maryland, el 17.6 por ciento de los jóvenes de 10 a 17 años sufre de obesidad, la décima tasa más alta de la nación, según los datos más recientes publicados por Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). La tasa de obesidad para este grupo de edad es del 15.5 por ciento, lo que significa que […]

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