COVID-19 vaccination

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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March 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Joins Fauci at National Cathedral to Promote Vaccine to Faith Communities

County Executive Marc Elrich joined Dr. Anthony Fauci at the Washington National Cathedral on Tuesday to promote confidence in the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines to faith-based communities. During the event, 25 interfaith clergy members from around the Washington, D.C. area were publicly vaccinated on camera. Great also to talk with Dr. Fauci and NIH director […]

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March 10, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

African American Health Program Expands COVID-19 Support

Montgomery County’s African American Health Program (AAHP) is expanding its targeted COVID-19 testing and vaccination support to ensure Black residents receive the necessary resources and guidance to slow transmission of the virus and stay healthy. According to AAHP, their goal is to test 15,000 African American residents by July 2021 and has already successfully tested […]

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March 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés Receives First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Chef José Andrés tweeted Thursday that he received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. “I feel lucky to receive the first vaccine shot, lucky to be healthy after a year traveling with @WCKitchen…but many essential workers have not been so lucky. People, get the vaccine when it’s your turn…we must fight for access for […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin, Trone Urge Hogan to Open Mass Vaccination Site in Montgomery County

U.S. Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) and David Trone (D-Md. 6) have written a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland’s Acting Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader urging that the state open a mass vaccination site in Montgomery County. “[D]espite Montgomery suffering the worst casualty rate in Maryland and despite having the second-highest number of […]

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February 17, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich: County Has Requested Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Site

Montgomery County has the highest number of people in Maryland who have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine according to county health officials. However, there’s still a long way to go. During his weekly virtual media briefing on Wednesday, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich noted that the supply of doses is not enough […]

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