healthcare

May 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Man Gets Hero’s Send-Off After Long Battle with Coronavirus

On Monday, a 73 year-old Silver Spring man officially went home after a long battle with the coronavirus. The man had been staying at Medstar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney since March. MedStar has not released the patient’s name for privacy reasons. On his 51st day at MedStar, the man was finally cleared for release. […]

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May 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Honor Medical Workers at Medstar Montgomery in Olney

Montgomery County Police Department honored Medstar Montgomery Medical workers in Olney Monday morning. Dozens of medical workers waved as several police cars drove around the hospital’s campus, lights flashing, to honor the healthcare professionals. Ann Serafenas, the senior director of nursing at Medstar Montgomery, was moved by the police’s tribute. “To see our community partners […]

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April 27, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Albornoz Shares Video Celebrating Healthcare Worker

On Saturday, Councilmember Gabe Albornoz filmed a touching tribute for his neighbor, Moira McCarthy, a nurse who works at Surburban Hospital. On her way to work, neighbors lined the street to cheer her on, waving and holding signs with encouraging messages. Albornoz posted the video to both Twitter and Facebook, where it got thousands of […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Poolesville Residents to Elrich: We Feel Underserved

At County Executive Marc Elrich’s listening session in Poolesville, a resident told Elrich Poolesville is undeserved in Montgomery County. The 24-year resident urged Elrich to improve Poolesville residents access to healthcare and transportation. “We are a transportation desert, with one bus line with a very limited schedule,” said the resident. She pointed out that Poolesville […]

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July 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke and Douglas Tallman

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Considers a Run for Governor (VIDEO)

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said he is considering a run for governor in 2018. Kamenetz is touting his record of service in Baltimore County and said he may enter the race because there is a lot of work to get done statewide. He said his experience in Baltimore County on issues such as school […]

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January 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 31. in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council members have released a joint statement to address community concerns about immigration. 2. The County Council meets today, and one of the items on the agenda is the appointment of Robert Dorfman to lead […]

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January 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Reminded of ACA Open Enrollment Deadline on Jan. 31 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents are reminded that open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act ends on Jan. 31. You can find information about upcoming enrollment events, here. You can find more information about the Maryland Health Connection, here. Deadline coming soon! Jan. 31 is the LAST day to buy a 2017 plan. We're the only place […]

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May 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Asian Resource Fair (VIDEO)

Montgomery County hosted a free resource fair for and by Asian community members last weekend. CCM’s Crystal Park reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal Wants to Make Sure Government Helps Those Who Need It Most (VIDEO)

When it comes to budget decisions, County Councilmember George Leventhal said he is primarily committed to making sure local government helps those who need it the most. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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February 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Benjamin Gaither Center Designated Site for Dental Services to Low Income Seniors

The Benjamin Gaither Center in Gaithersburg is now one of three sites that will offer basic services to low income seniors. The Montgomery County Area Agency received funding from a State of Maryland grant for the service. According to a news release, Montgomery County residents over the age of 55, who currently do not have […]

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