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March 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Tendrá un Sitio de Vacunación Masiva en Germantown

El estado de Maryland aprobó un sitio de vacunación masiva de COVID-19 en Montgomery College Germantown, anunció el director de Manejo de Emergencias y Seguridad Nacional del Condado, Dr. Earl Stoddard, durante una sesión del Concejo el martes. “La noticia positiva es realmente que el estado nos ha dado luz verde y nos apoyará activamente […]

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March 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Will Have Mass Vaccination Site at Montgomery College Germantown

The state has approved a COVID-19 mass vaccination site at Montgomery College Germantown, County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard announced during a council session Tuesday. “The positive news is really that the state has given us the go-ahead and they will be actively supporting us with real logistical support to get […]

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January 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Holy Cross: 2,000+ Nonprioritized People Erroneously Signed Up for Vaccine

More than 2,000 ineligible people erroneously signed up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from Holy Cross Health. Holy Cross Health announced that on Dec. 30, the hospital system, which has locations in Germantown and Silver Spring, sent an email to employees with a link where they could sign up to schedule a time to receive […]

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December 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Personal de Adventist HealthCare se Vacunaron el Jueves; Holy Cross el Viernes

Adventist HealthCare, que tiene hospitales en Shady Grove y White Oak, vacunó a sus primeros trabajadores de la salud de primera línea con la vacuna Pfizer COVID-19 el jueves, después de recibir los envíos iniciales en sus hospitales ese mismo día. Se entregaron al sistema un total de 1,950 dosis. “La llegada de la vacuna […]

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December 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Adventist HealthCare Workers Get Vaccinated Thursday; Holy Cross Begins Friday

Adventist HealthCare, which has hospitals in Shady Grove and White Oak, vaccinated its first frontline healthcare workers with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Thursday after receiving the initial shipments at its hospitals earlier in the day. A total of 1,950 doses were delivered to the system. “The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine is something that Adventist […]

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August 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Nonpublic Schools Deciding on Opening Options

As the start of the new school year approaches, some nonpublic schools are opting to begin virtually with the goal of opening up their classrooms as soon as possible. Other private and parochial schools in the county are opening their doors on the first day while still others are choosing a hybrid approach, allowing parents […]

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April 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Holy Cross Accepting Handmade Face Masks, Other Donations

Holy Cross Health is accepting monetary and equipment donations, including homemade face masks. Both hospital locations in Germantown and Silver Spring are accepting 100 percent cotton masks that meet certain requirements like layering and size. Holy Cross Health is accepting monetary donations to its COVID-19 Response Fund. Donations will go toward getting medical and personal […]

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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Identify Young Child Dropped Off at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring

UPDATED Montgomery County Police Captain Paul Starks reports the child has been identified within the last hour, and a parent’s identity has been confirmed. In a news release, Montgomery County police said the investigation is ongoing. The post on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website has been removed. Special Victims Detectives Investigate […]

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April 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Homicide of 18-Year-Old at Centerway Park in Montgomery Village

UPDATED Montgomery County police officers are investigating a homicide that occurred last night at Centerway Park in Montgomery Village. Police have identified the victim as 18-year-old Oscar Vidal Benitez of Gaithersburg. On April 24, at approximately 10:05 p.m., police said the Emergency Communications Center was notified by medical personnel at Holy Cross Germantown that an […]

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February 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Hospitals Report Busy Emergency Rooms in Days Following Blizzard

Hospitals saw an increase in patients seeking health care in the days following the Blizzard of 2016. “Adventist Healthcare emergency departments were very busy with hundreds of patient visits for several days after the snowstorm,” said Shanna Muschik, Adventist Healthcare’s marketing manager. According to Muschik, Shady Grove Medical Center saw close to 200 patients on […]

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