Dr. Ulder Tillman

August 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Appoints New Health Officer

@DOHDC's Dr. Travis Gayles demonstrating how to administer life-saving naloxone for opioid overdose pic.twitter.com/3yYvBCI2YS — DC Dept of Health (@DOHDC) July 14, 2017 Montgomery County’s new health officer is Dr. Travis Gayles, the chief medical officer for the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and Tuberculosis Administration, and Division Chief for STD-TB Control for the District of Columbia […]

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January 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Releases Statement Following Death of Dr. Ulder Tillman

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released the following statement about the passing of County Health Officer Dr. Ulder Tillman: “I am profoundly sad to announce that Dr. Ulder Tillman, who served 13 years as our County’s health officer and chief of Public Health Services, died this afternoon. “Dr. Tillman was a wise and ardent champion […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Zika Virus Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO)

Fight the Bite is the name of a local educational campaign to protect residents from mosquitoes. Local, state and federal officials recently held a Zika virus town hall meeting at the Dennis Avenue Health Center to discuss prevention and protection. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 16, 2015 | Krista Brick

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County Health Officer Gives Update on Ebola, TB and School Vaccination Requirements

The county’s health officer updated the Montgomery County Council Tuesday on the topics of Ebola, tuberculosis and school vaccinations. Dr. Ulder Tillman gives a public health briefing to the county council about twice a year. Of the 11,001 Montgomery County Public Schools’ sixth graders entering seventh grade in August, 7,098 still do not have the required  Tdap (tetanus-diphtheria-acellular […]

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March 27, 2015 | Staff Writer

Public Health Experts and Police Testify at Council’s Liquor Control Meeting

Public health experts sent a clear message today to Montgomery County Council members considering privatization of Montgomery Local Liquor Control system: Montgomery County’s Local Liquor Control system is superior in protecting the public health, combating underage drinking and striking the balance between the sale of a legal, controlled substance and meeting community concerns and the […]

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October 17, 2014 | Staff Writer

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MoCo Council Receives Ebola Briefing (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council received a briefing on Ebola this week. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Read MyMCMedia coverage on Ebola here.

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April 12, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Leggett Announces Strategic Health Plan (Video)

Coinciding with the start of National Public Health Week, County Executive Isiah Leggett has released two strategic action plans to address obesity and behavioral health. This will be an ongoing collaboration with five local hospitals and other key partners. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local […]

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June 22, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Board of Health Update (Video)

Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Ulder Tilman recently briefed the Montgomery County Council. Topics include emergency preparedness, access to Montgomery Cares clinics and teen pregnancy.

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