COVID-19

July 3, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Silver Spring Immunization Clinic to Open Monday

COVID-19 may be dominating the current medical conversation, but county health officials want to remind parents about the importance of vaccinating their children. To aid this, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Immunization Clinic is set to reopen Monday, July 6. Located at the Dennis Avenue Health Center in Silver Spring, the clinic offers […]

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July 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County COVID-19 Update Shows Slight Increases in Cases, Emergency Room Visits

Thursday afternoon, Montgomery County released an update to the public health metrics being used to guide the reopening timeline. The county entered Phase 2 of the economic reopening on Friday, June 19 after spending 19 days in Phase 1. County Executive Marc Elrich said during a media briefing Wednesday that the county will wait to […]

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July 2, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery Parks Announces Reopening of Two Indoor Tennis Centers

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center and Wheaton Indoor Tennis Center will reopen Monday, July 6 with service restrictions in place. Montgomery County residents are encouraged to reserve time online at one of twelve indoor, climate-controlled tennis courts before visiting. Patrons can visit QUICK RESERVE on the ActiveMontgomery website to reserve court time. To protect the […]

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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Glenstone Museum Opening Pavilions July 23

Glenstone Museum in Potomac is scheduled to reopen the Pavilions, its indoor art spaces, at limited capacity beginning July 23. The announcement comes amid the county’s Phase 2 of reopening, which allows some indoor spaces to resume operations. All guests are required to schedule visits in advance, remain six feet apart and wear face coverings […]

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July 2, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

New Md Health Department Campaign Urges Residents to ‘Answer the Call’

The Maryland Department of Health launched a new state-wide campaign Tuesday geared toward contact tracing in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.  RELEASE: The @MDHealthDept today announced a new state-wide campaign urging Marylanders to “answer the call” when ‘MD COVID’ or ‘240-466-4488’ appears on their phones. https://t.co/EBO6NAysVT — Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) June 30, […]

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July 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Cases Surpass 68,000 Statewide, Approach 15,000 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,899 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 96 from the 14,803 cases reported Wednesday. Since the first case in March, 704 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of four deaths since Wednesday. More Montgomery […]

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July 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 2 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, July 2, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Yoga: All ages and levels are welcome to join Olney Library’s talented yoga instructor Amy to explore the benefits of movement, breathing, and meditation. This will take place on Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Click here for more details. 2. Early Child […]

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July 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County to Wait for Potential July 4 COVID-19 Spike Before Phase 3 Decision

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said the county will wait to see if the Fourth of July causes a spike in COVID-19 cases before any Phase 3 reopening announcement is made. The county won’t be able to observe that until at least a week from this weekend, or a little over a week, Elrich said […]

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July 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County COVID-19 Update Shows Improvement for All Nine Metrics

Wednesday afternoon, Montgomery County released an update to the public health metrics being used to guide the reopening timeline. The county entered Phase 2 of the economic reopening on Friday, June 19 after spending 19 days in Phase 1. The county is tracking three categories of information including the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths, […]

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July 1, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Llegan a 700 las Muertes por COVID-19 en Montgomery

Estadísticas de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery El miércoles por la mañana, el Departamento de Salud de Maryland reportó 14,803 casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery, lo que representa un aumento de 66 de los 14,737 casos reportados el martes. Desde el primer caso en marzo, 700 residentes del condado han perdido […]

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