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March 23, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Hogan to Make COVID-19 Vaccine Announcements at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday

Gov. Larry Hogan will make additional COVID-19 vaccine announcements at a media briefing on Tuesday. The briefing will be streamed live at 2:30 p.m. on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Watch the briefing below: The state entered phase 2A of its vaccination plan Tuesday, with all Marylanders 60 and older now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines. […]

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March 18, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch Live: Hogan to Make ‘Major’ Vaccine Announcement at 2 p.m. Thursday

Gov. Larry Hogan will make a “major announcement” about the state’s vaccine plan on Thursday. Hogan’s announcement will be streamed live at 2 p.m. on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. The state is currently in phase 1C of its vaccination plan. On Tuesday, Montgomery County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard announced that […]

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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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December 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Retailers Need County Approval By Dec. 23 to Operate with 150+ People

As part of Montgomery County’s latest coronavirus executive order that went into effect Dec. 15, large retail establishments are required to receive county approval by Dec. 23 in order to operate with more than 150 people in their establishments. To receive approval, businesses will need to submit a request for a Letter of Approval—via the […]

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December 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Health Officials Explain How Hospitals Are Freeing Up Space

Following the holidays, Montgomery County’s hospital could see a surge in patients, causing hospitalization rates to be elevated. Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Earl Stoddard explained Wednesday what hospitals in Montgomery County and across the region are doing to free up space: Related Post: […]

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December 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dr. Gayles: County Hospitals, Pharmacies Expected to Receive Pfizer Vaccine by Thursday

At a press briefing on Dec. 16, Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said the Pfizer vaccine should be arriving at all hospitals in the county Wednesday or Thursday. He added that the vaccine doses will also be distributed to pharmacies, which will work to get the doses out to nursing homes and long-term […]

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November 19, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Approval for SoccerPlex Tournament Rescinded After Positive COVID-19 Test

Montgomery County rescinded its approval for a soccer tournament scheduled for Nov. 20-22 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds after a player tested positive for COVID-19. Several thousand players were expected to play. Dr. Earl Stoddard, director of the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Management Staff, said the Soccerplex’s initial plan for the […]

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November 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Issues Order to Reinstate COVID-19 Restrictions: ‘This is Something We Just Have to Do’

Updated Post (Nov. 5): The Montgomery County Council said it will not vote on Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s executive order to reinstate some COVID-19 restrictions until next week. The changes will not go into effect Friday at 5 p.m. Original Post (Nov. 4): Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said it is time to reinstate […]

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November 5, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Emite una Orden Ejecutiva para Restablecer las Restricciones de COVID-19

Publicación actualizada (5 de noviembre, 10:15 a.m): El Concejo del condado de Montgomery dijo que no votará sobre la orden ejecutiva del ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, para restablecer algunas restricciones de COVID-19 hasta la próxima semana. Los cambios no entrarán en vigor el viernes a las 5 p.m.   El ejecutivo del […]

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