Dr. Travis Gayles

April 28, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

6% of County Residents are Second-Shot No-Shows

Montgomery County health officials say about six percent of residents who got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine have not shown up for their second dose. Second-shot “no-shows” are not not just a local phenomenon. It’s happening all across the country. County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles breaks down the percentage of people who […]

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April 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘It’s Exciting’: High School Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

All Marylanders ages 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. During a county council meeting Tuesday, Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said the county is looking at strategies to engage younger people and encourage them to pre-register and get vaccinated. On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the state is launching an […]

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March 24, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MORE DETAILS: County Shares Logistics For Mass Vaccination Site As April 5 Open Date Nears

A mass vaccination site will open at the Montgomery County College Germantown campus on April 5, and local leaders say it is expected to have the capacity to administer 3,000 COVID-19 doses per day. “This is critical for many of our residents… this is a seven day a week operation,” said Montgomery County Executive Marc […]

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March 18, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Un Año Después de que COVID-19 Impactara el Condado de Montgomery

Esta semana, el país cumplió un año desde que la vida tal como la conocíamos cambió con el COVID-19, que se extendió por todo el mundo y comenzó a afectar al condado de Montgomery. Hasta la fecha, ha habido más de 64,000 casos confirmados solo en el condado. Los primeros tres casos de COVID-19 en […]

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March 17, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County ‘Confident’ Mass Vaccination Site Will Begin Operating by April 1

Local leaders announced this week that a mass vaccination site is expected to open in Montgomery County soon. It will be located at the Montgomery College Germantown Campus, and health officials say they are preparing how it will operate once more much-needed COVID-19 vaccine doses become available. During the county’s weekly virtual COVID-19 media briefing […]

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March 16, 2021 | Rebecca Baldwin and Jordan Lindsay

From ‘If’ to ‘Worst Case Scenario’: One Year After COVID-19 Impacted Montgomery County

This week, the country marked one year since life as we knew it changed with COVID-19 sweeping across the world and started to affect Montgomery County. To date, there have been more than 64,000 confirmed cases in the county alone. The first three cases of COVID-19 in Maryland were confirmed in Montgomery County on March […]

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March 10, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes del Condado se Oponen a la Orden de Hogan de Levantar Algunas Restricciones

El gobernador Larry Hogan anunció en una conferencia de prensa el martes que el estado comenzará a levantar algunas restricciones como los límites de capacidad en bares, restaurantes y otros establecimientos. La orden ejecutiva de Hogan significa que a partir del viernes a las 5 p.m., se levantarán los límites de capacidad para los restaurantes […]

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March 9, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Lifts State Capacity Limits for Dining; Montgomery County Leaders Express Opposition

Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Tuesday that the state will start easing capacity limits at bars, restaurants, and other establishments. Hogan’s updated executive order means that starting Friday at 5 p.m., capacity limits for indoor and outdoor restaurants and foodservice establishments will be lifted. The order notes that restaurants and bars can […]

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March 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Dr. Gayles Tells ’60 Minutes’ He’s ‘Extremely Frustrated’ With Lack of COVID Vaccine Doses

Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles was interviewed on the latest “60 Minutes” episode that aired Sunday on CBS. While at Richard Montgomery High School’s vaccine clinic, Gayles told correspondent Bill Whitaker and a a national audience he was “extremely frustrated and exhausted,” because Montgomery County is receiving so few doses of the COVID-19 […]

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February 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Funcionarios Actualizan al Concejo sobre la Reapertura Escolar

Los concejales del condado de Montgomery utilizaron las “miles” de preguntas e inquietudes que han recibido de los residentes para interrogar a los funcionarios de las escuelas públicas del condado de Montgomery sobre los detalles de la reapertura de las escuelas. “Todos hemos recibido miles de correspondencia de los constituyentes”, señaló el concejal Gabe Albornoz. […]

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