immunizations

June 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Free Vaccinations Offered at Health Clinics for Students Entering 7th – 11th Grades

Montgomery County health officials are reminding parents of students entering seventh grade that their student must have one Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) and Meningococcal meningitis (MCV4) prior to the start of the 2018-2019 school year. Students not in compliance with Maryland vaccination requirements will be excluded from attending school until they provide documentation of the required […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Free Immunizations for Seventh Graders at Germantown, Rockville and Silver Spring Health Centers

Montgomery County health officials are reminding parents of incoming seventh graders to be sure their students show proof of vaccination against Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) and Meningococcal meningitis (MCV4) prior to the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Students not in compliance with Maryland vaccination requirements will be excluded from attending school until they provide documentation […]

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April 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 12, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 12, in Montgomery County: 1. The county’s departments of environmental protection and transportation are celebrating Transportation Week with a Bikeshare promotion in Friendship Heights from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ride On Customer Appreciation at the Lakeforest Transit Center from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and an […]

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July 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Back to School: Immunizations Reminder (VIDEO)

Montgomery County public school students head back to school on Aug. 29th and local parents are being reminded to make sure their children’s immunizations are updated. You can find out more, here. Immunization Requirements for the 2016-2017 School Year. Learn more here: https://t.co/QQWQp9BRUb — MCPS (@MCPS) July 16, 2016

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July 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show includes reports on transportation funding for Montgomery County, a town hall meeting on police and race relations, new legislation allowing food trucks in the agricultural reserve, a local planning meeting about online vacation rentals, MCPS’ givebacks campaign, the ACES program […]

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August 25, 2015 | Cindy Peña

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Back to School – Get Your Vaccinations! (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials are urging all parents to make sure their students are properly vaccinated as the school year begins.  Free vaccines will be offered at the MCPS Back to School Fair on August 29th, as well at Montgomery County health clinics and in selected MCPS middle schools throughout the month of September. All […]

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June 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Vaccination Clinics Scheduled Today in Silver Spring and Gaithersburg

All Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) seventh grade and eighth grade students must be vaccinated against Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) and Meningococcal meningitis (MCV4) prior to the start of the 2015-2016 school year. According to an MCPS news release, students not in compliance with Maryland vaccination requirements will be excluded from attending school until they provide […]

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May 8, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, May 8, in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 8, in Montgomery County: 1. A Review: The Montgomery County Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Liquor Control meets today at 9:30 a.m. for its fifth meeting in its study of the County’s Department of Liquor Control (DLC). 2. Job […]

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September 19, 2014 | Krista Brick

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A Few Dozen Seventh-Graders Fall Short Still on Immunizations

As of Friday afternoon just 45 seventh-graders at Montgomery County’s Public schools have yet to comply with new immunizations requirements. Those students who do not have the proper immunizations will be excluded from attending classes Monday, according to MCPS spokesman Dana Tofig. So far MCPS has not stopped any seventh-grader who hasn’t complied with the […]

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September 16, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is a status report on the Silver Spring Transit Center. 2. The public is invited to weigh in on the Rockville Pike Plan at a meeting tonight. 3. The search continues for […]

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