COVID-19 vaccine

October 25, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Hogan to Provide COVID-19 Update at 2 P.M.

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that he will provide a COVID-19 update at 2 p.m. The briefing will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. The press briefing comes after the CDC expanded its coronavirus vaccine booster recommendations. It also comes after the White House announced a plan to vaccinate children ages 5 to 11 […]

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October 7, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 7, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 7 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Foster Animals: The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center says they are currently most in need of fosters for large, adult dogs. Officials say there are also other animals in need. Click here to learn more about the animal […]

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September 30, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Board of Education Facing Lawsuit Over Vaccine Mandate

The Center for American Liberty is bringing suit against the Montgomery County Board of Education on behalf of an anonymous administrative employee, who claims that the Board’s vaccine mandate is violating his religious freedoms. The employee, who is listed in the lawsuit under the pseudonym “John Doe,” is a Christian. His job reportedly requires minimal […]

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September 30, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Hogan to Provide COVID-19 Booster Shot Update at 2 P.M.

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that he will provide a COVID-19 update on Thursday at 2 p.m. The briefing will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Mike Ricci, Hogan’s communication director, tweeted that one of the topics the governor will discuss is booster shots. According to Ricci, the state has distributed 78,141 boosters so […]

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September 30, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 30, In Montgomery County

It is Thursday, Sept. 30 and here are five things to know today in Montgomery County. 1.COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Info: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released updated guidance on COVID-19 vaccine booster shots and third doses. Click here to learn more about who is eligible. 💉 Got questions about COVID-19 booster shots, […]

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September 23, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 23, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weather Alert: National Weather Service officials say rainfall will continue this morning in Montgomery County. Be aware of possible flooded roadways. Showers & isolated storms continue this morning as a cold front inches across the area. Heavy rain will […]

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September 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Calendar Reminder: There’s no school for Montgomery County Public Schools students today. See the tweet below for more details. Calendar reminder: There is no school for students on Thursday, Sept. 16 pic.twitter.com/3Yi2ybDi2u — MCPS (@MCPS) September 15, 2021 […]

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September 3, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County Considers COVID-19 Vaccine Passport Program To Help Mitigate Transmission

This week, COVID-19 transmission rates in Montgomery County increased from substantial to high, according to Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data. Local health leaders say most positive cases are among the unvaccinated population. To help mitigate transmission and encourage those who are unvaccinated to get the shot, county officials say there are plans […]

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September 2, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 2, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 2, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Resources For Displaced Residents: The Mid-County Recreation Center located in Silver Spring has been designated for residents that have been displaced due to flooding from recent heavy rainfall. Click here for more details. 🆕 The Mid-County Recreation Center in Silver Spring […]

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August 31, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Dr. Gayles: ‘It’s Been A Privilege And An Honor’

Since 2017, Dr. Travis Gayles has served as Montgomery County’s Health Officer. He will be leaving his position on Sept. 12 after accepting a new job with Hazel Health, a San Francisco, California-based telehealth company. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, local leaders have praised Dr. Gayles for his guidance in keeping residents safe. MyMCM spoke with Dr. Gayles about […]

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