County Executive Marc Elrich

April 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Coronavirus Update: 10 Nursing Homes with Cases, 6 Deaths

Montgomery County released a statement Thursday with an update on the spread of covid-19 in the County. At this time, there are six confirmed deaths due to the virus and multiple nursing homes have confirmed cases of covid-19. Deaths reported Thursday by the Maryland Department of Health included two men in their 70s, one man […]

Read more

April 1, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Second Montgomery County Death from COVID-19

A man in his sixties died at a local hospital on Friday after being admitted for experiencing symptoms for COVID-19, according to a Montgomery County government press release. This is the second COVID-19-related death in Montgomery County. There have been 31 related deaths in Maryland as of April 1. Upon investigation, it was determined the […]

Read more

March 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Reacciona ante Medidas Tomadas por Hogan

El ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, dijo que la orden ejecutiva del gobernador Larry Hogan, de cerrar todos los negocios no esenciales en Maryland, es básicamente un refugio en el lugar sin decirlo. Elrich dijo que el Gobernador hizo un buen trabajo en su rueda de prensa.

Read more

March 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Says Hogan’s Order Does What Many People Want

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order to close all non-essential businesses in Maryland is basically a shelter-in-place without saying so. Elrich said it achieves what a lot of people want at this point in the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Read more

March 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Residents Encouraged to Respond to Census by April 1

The 2020 Census count is currently underway. Homes will receive in the mail an invitation to participate in the census from March 12-20. The questionnaire may be completed online, by phone, or by mail. These official Census Bureau mailings will include detailed information and a Census ID for completing the census online. Montgomery County Executive Marc […]

Read more

March 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Lauds Hogan’s Order to Close Bars, Restaurants

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich commended Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order to close all restaurants, bars, movie theaters and gyms in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Hogan announced an executive order to close such establishments in Maryland starting at 5 p.m. Monday. Drive-thru, carryout and delivery will continue, as well as […]

Read more

March 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Seis Casos Nuevos de Coronavirus durante el Fin de Semana

El Condado de Montgomery ahora tiene 12 casos confirmados de COVID-19, seis de los cuales se confirmaron el sábado. Cuatro de los nuevos pacientes son hombres y tienen edades comprendidas entre los veinte y los setenta, según el Dr. Travis Gayles, Oficial de Salud del Condado de Montgomery. Los otros dos pacientes son mujeres, una […]

Read more

March 15, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Six Cases of Coronavirus Over Weekend Bring County Total to 12

Montgomery County now has 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19, six of which were just confirmed on Saturday. Four of the new patients are males and range in age from their twenties to their seventies, according to Dr. Travis Gayles, Montgomery County Health Officer. The other two patients are females. One is in her twenties, and […]

Read more

March 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: County Executive Marc Elrich gives a Coronavirus update. Census invitations are in the mail. County Executive and the Council present Women’s History Month proclamations. A new bill provides restrictions to the county’s e-scooter program. […]

Read more

March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Libraries, Parks, Recreation Facilities to Close Monday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced at a coronavirus press conference Thursday that starting March 16 all libraries, recreation centers, aquatic facilities, and park and planning facilities will be closed. Also on March 16, Montgomery County is moving to a telework schedule for all its employees. The announcement comes hours after Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter