January 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 28 in Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Jan. 28 and it’s National Data Privacy Day. Celebrate by going through the settings on your web browser and clearing your cookies. While you’re at it, check out your social media settings and review the information you’re agreeing to share with third party applications. The Washington Post made an explainer video to […]

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June 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 25. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the meeting’s agenda for today. 2. Free, Confidential HIV Testing: The African American Health Program (AAHP) is conducting free and confidential HIV testing at locations throughout Montgomery County. […]

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June 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 19 in Montgomery County

Happy Juneteenth! Today marks the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the State of Texas on June 19, 1865. As we celebrate Juneteenth, also known as “Freedom Day” today — Wednesday, June 18 — here are five other things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Celebrates Pride Month: Tonight Councilmember Evan Glass, Denizens […]

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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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March 31, 2015 | Krista Brick

Va. Man Sentenced for Exposing Two Women to HIV

A Virginia man who knowingly exposed two woman to HIV will have to spend 18 months behind bars for his actions. Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Joseph M. Quick sentenced Daniel Gray Cleaves, 28 of Richmond, Va. to five years in prison suspending all but 18 months. Cleaves pleaded guilty in February to two counts […]

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March 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Health Update for Montgomery County Maryland on Montontgomery Community Media

CDC Updates Community Health Website

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released, today, the updated Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) online tool that produces public health profiles for all 3,143 counties in the United States. Each profile includes key indicators of health outcomes, which describes the population health status of a county and factors that have the potential to influence […]

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October 27, 2014 | Krista Brick

Virginia Man Charged with Exposing Second Victim to HIV

A second Montgomery County person has now come forward saying she is a victim of a man who allegedly knowingly exposed her to HIV. According to Montgomery County Police, Daniel Cleaves, 28 of Richmond, Va., was charged Oct. 24 with two additional counts related to knowingly exposing a person to the HIV virus. Cleaves was originally charged with […]

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