COVID-19 pandemic

November 19, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Approval for SoccerPlex Tournament Rescinded After Positive COVID-19 Test

Montgomery County rescinded its approval for a soccer tournament scheduled for Nov. 20-22 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds after a player tested positive for COVID-19. Several thousand players were expected to play. Dr. Earl Stoddard, director of the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Management Staff, said the Soccerplex’s initial plan for the […]

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November 19, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Emite una Orden Ejecutiva sobre Liberación Anticipada de Presos

El gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan emitió una orden ejecutiva el 17 de noviembre que permitiría la liberación anticipada de ciertos prisioneros para ayudar a prevenir la propagación del COVID-19. Los reclusos que califican bajo esta orden son aquellos que están programados para ser liberados dentro de cuatro meses o elegibles para detención domiciliaria. La […]

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November 19, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Gov. Hogan Issues Executive Order Allowing Early Release of Prisoners

Governor Larry Hogan issued an executive order Nov. 17 that would allow the early release of certain prisoners to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Inmates who qualify under this order are those who are scheduled to be released within four months or eligible for home detention (expedited home detention). The Maryland Parole Commission will also […]

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November 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Alertas Telefónicas sobre Exposición al Coronavirus en Maryland

El Departamento de Salud de Maryland (MDH) anunció el lanzamiento de MD Covid Alert, un sistema oficial de notificaciones de exposición a COVID-19 para residentes de Maryland. RELEASE: Starting today, Marylanders can use MD COVID Alert to receive #COVID19 exposure notifications on their smartphones. MD COVID Alert uses Bluetooth to notify users who may have […]

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November 10, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Maryland Department of Health Launches Phone Notification Alerts for Coronavirus Exposure

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) announced this Tuesday the launch of MD Covid Alert, an official COVID-19 Exposure Notifications system for Marylanders. RELEASE: Starting today, Marylanders can use MD COVID Alert to receive #COVID19 exposure notifications on their smartphones. MD COVID Alert uses Bluetooth to notify users who may have been exposed to someone […]

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October 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

New Grant Opportunity Available for Struggling Small Businesses

Eligible restaurants and retailers looking for financial assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for a grant provided by the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC). Announced Tuesday morning, MCEDC says the 3R (Reopen, Relaunch, and Reimagine) Initiative is guided towards businesses that have experienced unanticipated costs, helping with e-commerce solutions, delivery service fees […]

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September 28, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Fauci Named to Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People List

In perhaps the most complex year in the list’s history, Dr. Anthony Fauci has been named to Time magazine’s 100 most influential people list for 2020. Fauci has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984. In those 36 years, he has advised six presidents dating back to […]

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July 20, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Council Invites Residents To Participate In Discussion On Impact of COVID-19 and Mental Health

The Montgomery County Council announced in a July 16 press release that all County residents are invited to take part in a virtual conversation: The Impact of COVID-19 On Mental Health. The conference will take place on Monday, July 20, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The conversation will be led by Policy and Strategy […]

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July 8, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Al Entrar a la Fase 3 de Reapertura ‘No se Puede Bajar la Guardia’ Advierte Experto

El Condado de Montgomery permanece aún bajo la Fase 2 del plan de reapertura y sigue la guía en la Orden ejecutiva para la Fase 2  junto con una variedad de medidas que deben considerarse para continuar el proceso de reapertura de la manera más segura y apropiada mientras se protege la salud pública, informa el […]

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April 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland to Receive 50 Ventilators From New York

New York is sending ventilators to other states now that its coronavirus response is stabilizing. Fifty of the ventilators will go to Maryland. New York Governor Andrew Coumo made the announcement during a news conference Wednesday afternoon. He noted that New York had “one of the earlier curves” in COVID-19 deaths nad now since the […]

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