COVID-19 vaccine

July 30, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 30, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Tokyo Olympics – Day 7: It is Day 7 of the Tokyo Olympics, and MyMCM continues to offer coverage of all the athletes from Montgomery County who are competing for Team USA and other countries. The Tokyo Olympics are underway. Make sure you keep […]

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July 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 22, In Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Summer Concert: There’s a free concert tonight at Glen Echo Park, located on Macarthur Boulevard. From 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the United States Marine Band will perform. Click here to register. Join us TONIGHT at 7:30pm for the first Summer Concert of the […]

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July 21, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

With Recent Spike in COVID-19 Cases County Leaders Stress Importance of Vaccine

Montgomery County, along with other jurisdictions across the nation, has seen an uptick in the daily toll of COVID-19 cases. Health officials say the majority of the cases are among unvaccinated residents. County leaders continue to ramp up vaccination efforts to protect those who are vulnerable. “The good news is that so many of our […]

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July 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, July 15, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland Tax Filing Deadline: Today is the deadline to file Maryland income tax returns. While returns are normally due on April 15, this year the state extended the deadline three months. 2. School Board Meets:  The MCPS Board of […]

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July 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Students Encourage COVID-19 Vaccine Through PSA Video Contest

Some local middle and high school students want to encourage the community to get the COVID-19 vaccine through the “Take Your Shot Video Contest”. A judging panel narrowed down more than 300 entries to 10 winners – who were announced this week. Health leaders say vaccines work, and they help save lives.  These creative public […]

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July 8, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Anuncia Lotería de Becas para Jóvenes Residentes de Maryland Vacunados

El gobernador Larry Hogan anunció el miércoles otro incentivo para llevar la vacuna COVID-19 a los jóvenes residentes de Maryland. La Comisión de Educación Superior de Maryland (MHEC) y el Departamento de Salud de Maryland han formado una asociación para regalar $1 millón de dólares en becas universitarias a 20 residentes de Maryland vacunados de […]

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July 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Scholarship Lottery for Young Vaccinated Marylanders

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday another incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccine into young Marylanders. The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the Maryland Department of Health have formed a partnership to give away $1 million in college scholarships to 20 vaccinated Marylanders ages 12 through 17. The initiative, called the VaxU Scholarship Promotion, […]

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July 7, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Delta Variant In United States: Health Leaders Stress Getting Vaccinated

The Delta variant is quickly becoming the dominant strain of the coronavirus in the United States, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention[CDC] data. The variant was first detected in India and has spread across the world. Although the Delta variant hasn’t been detected in Montgomery County, local public health leaders urge residents who […]

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July 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Hogan to Make Vaccine Announcement at 1 P.M.

Gov. Larry Hogan will provide an update on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Hogan’s press briefing will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. It is unclear what Hogan will be announcing. This is Hogan’s first statewide announcement since Maryland’s COVID-19 emergency order expired on July 1. The announcement […]

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June 25, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Mass Vaccination Site Moving from Montgomery College Germantown Campus

As of next week, the Montgomery College Germantown campus will no longer be the county’s mass vaccination site. County Executive Marc Elrich made the announcement saying the current venue will be suspended on July 2 before relocating to the Upcounty Regional Services Center (also in Germantown) beginning July 6, where first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses will […]

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