Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard

April 19, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Albornoz: MCPS ha Recibido a unos 70 Menores no Acompañados en las Últimas Semanas

Durante las últimas semanas, las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) han recibido alrededor de 70 estudiantes que MCPS cree que son menores no acompañados, dijo el vicepresidente del concejo, Gabe Albornoz, a los periodistas durante una conferencia de prensa del concejo, el lunes. Albornoz señaló que se enteró durante una reunión esa mañana […]

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April 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Has Received About 70 Unaccompanied Minors in Last Few Weeks, Albornoz Says

Over the last few weeks, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has received about 70 students who MCPS believes are unaccompanied minors, Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz told reporters during a council media briefing Monday.  Albornoz said he learned it during a meeting that morning. He said the county has experience with the situation and has […]

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March 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Calls County Mass Vaccination Site Announcement ‘Premature,’ Says No Decision Made

After leaders said Montgomery County is approved for a mass vaccination site at Montgomery College Germantown, Gov. Larry Hogan called the announcement “premature.” During a county council meeting Tuesday morning, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard announced that the state approved a COVID-19 mass vaccination site at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus. “The […]

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March 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Council to Vote on Capacity Increases for Gatherings, Religious Facilities, Among Other Changes

The Montgomery County Council, sitting as the Board of Health (BOH), is scheduled to meet virtually Friday at 1:30 p.m. to introduce a regulation and hold a public hearing for new reopening measures. A vote is tentatively scheduled during the meeting following the hearing. If the council votes to approve the changes, they go into […]

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March 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Stoddard: State Interested in Montgomery College Germantown as Potential Mass Vaccination Site

State officials are “definitely interested” in the COVID-19 mass vaccination site proposed for Montgomery College’s Germantown campus, Montgomery County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard said during a council meeting Tuesday. “So much so that they are going to walk-through with the National Guard [sic] as sort of a pre-visit to look […]

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March 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Preparing to Move Forward with Vaccine Phases 

The Montgomery County health department (DHHS) is preparing to begin COVID-19 vaccinations for Priority Groups 1B, tiers 2 and 3, and Group 1C Tier 1, to include residents ages 65-74, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said during a media briefing Wednesday. Within the last week, the county has doubled down on sending vaccine appointment […]

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December 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Has Received 61 Requests from Retail Stores to Exceed 150-Person Capacity

Montgomery County has received 61 requests from retail stores asking for approval to allow more than 150 customers, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard said at a media briefing Tuesday. In the county, retail capacity is limited to one person per 200 square feet. Large retail stores that want to allow more […]

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