Elrich Gayles briefings

August 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 26, in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Aug. 26, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Virtual Briefing: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold a virtual media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch the briefing on Facebook Live and […]

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August 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gayles, Elrich React to Hogan Overturning Directive to Keep Private Schools Closed

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles learned that Gov. Larry Hogan was overturning the county’s directive to keep private schools in the county closed over a Zoom news conference Monday afternoon. Moments after Hogan tweeted the emergency order – which allows private schools to set their own reopening plan […]

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April 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Dr. Gayles: County Will Continue to Enforce COVID-19 Measures When Cases Decrease

Dr. Travis Gayles, Chief of Public Health Services in Montgomery County, says the county will continue to enforce COVID-19 measures like social distancing even if the number of cases decreases. It will take time to see consistent movement in a positive direction, Gayles said at a virtual media briefing Wednesday. 

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