COVID-19

February 25, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Reveals COVID-19 Safety Measures For Return to In-Person Learning

Montgomery County Public Schools has several COVID-19 mitigation tactics in place for the return to in-person learning starting on March 1. During an MCPS Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, school district officials detailed the safety measures they will be taking, including face coverings, physical distancing, and ‘voluntary’ COVID-19 testing protocol. Thermometers will also be […]

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February 25, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Virtual Conversation Addresses COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns in the Black Community

A panel of elected officials and local health experts held a virtual community conversation on Monday about COVID-19 and its specific impact on the local Black community. The forum focused on raising awareness and addressing concerns some residents have regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and the access they have to it. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich […]

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February 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Significativa Disminución de Casos de Covid-19 entre Hispanos de Enero a Febrero

Estadísticas de COVID-19 del condado de Montgomery El Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó 129 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery, el jueves por la mañana. El recuento acumulativo de casos del condado es actualmente de 62,896. El condado de Montgomery registró nueve nuevas muertes relacionadas con el coronavirus el jueves, lo […]

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February 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Dawes Gymnastics Academy Offers Healthy, Positive Space for Kids 

The Dominique Dawes Gymnastics and Ninja Academy in Clarksburg has been open for seven months. The Olympic gold medalist and Silver Spring native said she loves that her gym is a place where children are loved, appreciated and empowered. MyMCM spoke with Dawes about how classes are going. She said many COVID-19 precautions are in place […]

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February 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich: ‘El Condado Tiene Múltiples Opciones para un Sitio de Vacunación Masiva’

Las conversaciones sobre un sitio de vacunación masiva de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery se han intensificado en los últimos días. Durante su conferencia de prensa virtual semanal del miércoles, el ejecutivo del condado Marc Elrich dijo que hay múltiples opciones de ubicación si el estado lo aprueba. “Hemos hablado con la gente que […]

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February 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers in Montgomery County and Maryland

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for Feb. 25 The Maryland Department of Health reported 129 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Thursday morning. The county’s cumulative case count is currently 62,896. Montgomery County recorded nine new coronavirus-related fatalities Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,363. This is a decrease of 0.06 from Wednesday’s rate of 3.8%. The […]

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February 24, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich: ‘The County Has Multiple Options For A Mass Vaccination Site’

Talk of a mass COVID-19 vaccination site in Montgomery County has ramped up in recent days. During his weekly virtual media briefing on Wednesday, County Executive Marc Elrich said there are multiple location options if approved by the state. “We’ve talked to the folks who own the (Montgomery County) Fairgrounds, and they’re willing to let […]

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February 24, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Holy Cross and Suburban Ranked in Top 250 of U.S. Hospitals

Two Montgomery County hospitals were ranked in Healthgrades’ America’s 250 Best Hospitals for 2021. Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring made it into the top 100 ranking and Suburban Hospital in Bethesda was ranked in the top 250 for the third time. The COVID-19 pandemic has placed increased importance on the hospitals people are treated […]

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February 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Maryland Ranks Low Among Other States for Vaccine Rollout

The state of Maryland continues to rank low in regards to vaccine distribution in the United States. According to data presented by NPR on Feb. 24, Maryland currently ranks 41st in regards to the percentage of the population that has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The state ranks 28th in regards […]

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February 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

FDA Confirms Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe, Effective

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 single-dose vaccine is “safe and effective,” according to a Food and Drug Administration analysis released Wednesday. To date, the vaccine is approximately 66% effective in preventing moderate to severe COVID-19. In a recent briefing document, the FDA stated that the vaccine is “consistent with the recommendations set forth in FDA’s […]

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