Health and Human Services

May 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Bed Bug Infestation at Headquarters of Health and Human Services in Rockville (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services (H&HS) is dealing with a bed bug infestation at its headquarters at 401 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. H&HS Director Uma Ahluwalia says the department employs 400 employees at this location and she does not expect them back at the Hungerford location until the building is habitable, which […]

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May 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County to Begin Issuing Birth Certificates on June 1

For the first time ever, Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will begin issuing birth certificates next week at the Dennis Avenue Heath Center in Silver Spring. Up until now, the county did not issue birth certificates, although it did provide death certificates. Montgomery County Spokesperson Mary Anderson said the county now […]

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police Chief Says Leggett’s Budget Could Result in Decline in Crime (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger is voicing his support for County Executive Ike Leggett’s recommended FY 2017 budget. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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March 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Trinity Health Awards a Montgomery County Collaborative Half a Million Dollars in Annual Health Funding

Trinity Health awarded a Montgomery County collaborative $500,000 per year, for three to five years, to implement public health strategies, on March 1 at an event held at Kevin J. Sexton Campus of Holy Cross Hospital. The funding is a part of Trinity Health Transforming Communities Initiative. Holy Cross Health, Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI), […]

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February 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Dennis Avenue Health Center to Move in March (PHOTO)

The Dennis Avenue Health Center will move to its newly constructed building on March 5. The new building is  located at 2000 Dennis Avenue in Silver Spring. According to a news release, services for the center will be suspended from Friday, March 4 to Wednesday, March 9, while equipment and supplies are moved and set-up. […]

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January 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

HHS Busy Helping Residents Meet Open Enrollment Deadline (VIDEO)

With the deadline fast approaching, Montgomery County Health and Human Services case workers have been busy assisting an influx of residents who need help applying and navigating the health insurance open enrollment process. County Cable Montgomery’s Lorna Virgili  reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

Enrollment in Maryland Health Insurance is Now Open (VIDEO)

Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act is now open. Adults 18 through 64 years of age must have health coverage. The qualifying uninsured may pay a tax penalty for not purchasing health insurance. Learn more in this short video: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Childlink is a Free County Service for Parents

Need information and answers about children from birth to five years old? ChildLink is a free County service provided by the Department of Health and Human Services, Early Childhood Services, which provides information, resources and referrals to residents with young children. ChildLink staff offer assistance to parents to help find services and resources in the […]

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May 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tuberculosis Case Reported at Rockville High

Parents at Rockville High School (RHS) are being informed of a case of active tuberculosis (TB) at the school. “The affected individual is being treated at this time and there is no risk of additional exposure to any students or staff at this time,” wrote Ulder Tillman, Montgomery County health officer, and Billie Jean Benson, […]

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May 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

Community Comes Together for Playground Build in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

It took just less than one workday for the more than 200 volunteers, but for the kids living at the Seneca Heights Apartments in Gaithersburg it will be hours and hours of fun on their new playground here. With funding and volunteers from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, Marriott International, Montgomery County […]

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