emergency kits

December 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Department of Health to Distribute COVID-19 Kits to Hard-Hit Neighborhoods

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced it is delivering nearly 4,000 coronavirus emergency kits to neighborhoods that have been disproportionately affected by the spread of COVID-19. DHHS said in a statement that the following three zip codes are heavily affected: 20902, the Wheaton-Glenmont area, which, over the past 14 days, has […]

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September 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Encourages Residents to Prepare Emergency Kits for COVID-19

September is National Preparedness Month and Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is urging residents to prepare for the possibility of a second coronavirus wave. It was only a couple of months ago that people around Montgomery County were struggling to find basic household items like toilet, paper towels, bleach, and more. […]

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pepco Prepares for Possible Winter Storm

Pepco is preparing for possible service impact due to the winter weather advisory issued by The National Weather Service from 10 p.m. tonight until midnight Tuesday. Current models forecast one to three inches of snow. According to a Pepco news release, officials are monitoring the weather forecast and say that it could affect the company’s more […]

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