COVID-19 and family

April 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich: ‘We’re Going to Hit a Surge’ Before Enough Tests Come

“They’re going to come, but we’re going to hit a surge here before they come,” Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said about COVID-19 testing kits in Maryland.  At a virtual community briefing Thursday, Elrich said one of the federal government’s biggest mistakes was not identifying rapid tests early, and not directing companies with formulas to […]

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April 1, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Rapper’s Delight: Clarksburg Teacher Uses Rap to Educate and Entertain

While students continue to be at home because of COVID-19, one teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School is sharing educational messages every week by rapping to his students virtually. Michael Doggett, an English teacher at the Clarksburg school, is the sponsor of the Hallie Wells Hip Hop program. Doggett uses fun lyrics to express how […]

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March 23, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Cooped Up with the Kids? Try These Games

Keeping the kids busy The house is full of adults home from work, and children, out of school and full of energy. As the COVID-19 virus continues to keep families in social isolation mode, what’s a parent to do? MyMCMedia spoke with the YMCA Youth and Family Services (YFS) therapeutic game expert for suggestions of […]

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