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June 24, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

County to Host Virtual Addiction Conversation June 30

A free online session about addiction will be open to the public on Wednesday, June 30 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services’ Behavioral Health and Crisis Services team staff will use the meeting to talk about addiction signs, symptoms, treatments and services, according to a press release from […]

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May 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Names Committee Members for ‘Reimagining School Safety and Students’ Well-Being Initiative’

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced the 32 members of a new steering committee tasked with leading discussion and implementation of recommendations for reimagining safety and mental health supports in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and the county. Elrich launched the “Reimagining School Safety and Students’ Well-Being Initiative” during a press conference April 23. It’s […]

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May 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Evento Virtual en Español Sobre las Relaciones Familiares Durante la Pandemia

El 19 de mayo de 6:00 p.m. a 7:30 p.m. el condado de Montgomery sostendrá un reunión virtual gratuita para todos sus residentes sobre cómo afrontar los desafíos de las relaciones familiares durante la pandemia. El evento será en español con la posibilidad de subtítulos en otros idiomas a través de la plataforma digital Teams […]

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April 18, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Condado Lanza un Programa de $59 Millones para Ayudar con el pago de Alquiler

El Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos del Condado de Montgomery (DHHS, por sus siglas en inglés) actualmente está aceptando solicitudes para inquilinos elegibles del condado que necesiten asistencia financiera debido a la pandemia de COVID-19. Las solicitudes se aceptarán de forma continua mientras haya fondos disponibles. “La pandemia de COVID-19 ha impactado desproporcionadamente el […]

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April 16, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

County Launches $59 Million Rent Relief Program

Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is currently accepting applications for eligible Montgomery County renters in need of financial assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis while funds are available. “The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted the economic wellbeing of our poorest and most vulnerable […]

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March 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Gayles: Counties Now Required to Follow State Vaccine Eligibility Phasing

The state issued a memo Monday that, effective immediately, directs entities providing COVID-19 vaccines to follow the state’s phasing for eligibility, Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said during a council meeting Tuesday. County health departments are included within those providers. Maryland moved to vaccination Phase 2 (2A) Tuesday, expanding eligibility to all residents […]

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March 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Recibe el Primer Envío de Vacunas de Johnson & Johnson

El gobierno del condado de Montgomery anunció en Twitter que el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos recibió su primer envío de 1,600 dosis de las vacunas COVID-19 de Johnson & Johnson / Janssen. A diferencia de las vacunas Pfizer y Moderna, solo se necesita una dosis de la vacuna Johnson & Johnson para combatir […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County DHHS Receives First Shipment of Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

Montgomery County Government announced on Twitter that the Department of Health and Human Services has received its first shipment of 1,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, only one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is necessary to fight the coronavirus. 🆕 @MoCoDHHS has received its […]

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February 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hucker: County Health Department Will Receive 1,000 Fewer Vaccines This Week

The Montgomery County health department will receive 1,000 fewer COVID-19 vaccine doses this week than last week, Council President Tom Hucker said at a media briefing Monday. He said the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is set to receive 4,500 first doses this week, down from the 5,500 received last week. “We could […]

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January 26, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne and Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Government Starts Vaccinating Residents 75+

Montgomery County Enters Vaccine Phase 1B; State of Maryland in Phase 1C Montgomery County announced that it has entered Phase 1B of its COVID-19 distribution plan. Phase 1B includes adults age 75 or older (tier 1) and essential frontline workers (tier 2 and tier 3 — see tweet below for a breakdown of these tiers). […]

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