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July 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Update: Three Metrics Do Not Meet County Targets

Thursday Montgomery County released an update on the public health metrics used to guide the reopening of businesses and services. There have been 16,056 cases and 725 deaths in the county since the first three cases were confirmed in March. The county health department is tracking three categories of information including the number of COVID-19 […]

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July 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations Remain Above 400 for Third Day, Montgomery Cases Increase by 70

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 16,056 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 70 from the 15,986 cases reported Wednesday. Since the first case in March, 725 county residents have died from COVID-19. There were no new deaths in the last 24 hours. More Montgomery […]

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July 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 16 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Test Options: There will be a free COVID-19 testing clinic available in White Oak today. Although appointments are full for the Takoma Park location, there are other options available. Click here for more details. The clinics are free, and you do not need […]

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July 14, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPS Answering Community Questions About Fall Reopening During Virtual Meeting Wednesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be hosting a virtual conversation on Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. about the drafted plan for the district’s reopening. Community members will have the opportunity to learn more about the recovery plan and have their questions answered during the live session. With the drafted plan for schooling this […]

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July 14, 2020 | Emma Shuster

County Exceeds State COVID-19 Testing Targets; Aims to Reach all Communities

The Montgomery County Council announced in a July 13 press release that the County has surpassed State COVID-19 testing targets.  Currently, an excess of 112,000 Montgomery County residents have been tested for the virus. In addition, the County has reached the State’s testing target of testing 10 percent of the population. The average test positivity […]

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July 11, 2020 | Staff Writer

Two Additional Free Testing Clinics To Open in Montgomery County Next Week

Two additional free testing clinics will be available in Montgomery County this week. One of the clinics will take place on Tuesday, July 14, at the Silver Spring Civic Building located at 1 Veteran’s Plaza from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. testing is free, and no insurance is required. Click here to register for an appointment. The […]

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July 9, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPL Announces Virtual ‘Energy Express’ Story Events for Elementary Age Youth

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be hosting virtual energy-themed summer writing events for elementary age children, spanning Tuesdays and Thursdays in July. In partnership with My Green Montgomery, these events will showcase the ways energy play an important part in every person’s life, while also presenting stories to explain energy usage to children. “Montgomery […]

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July 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 16 and the heat and humidity are on the rise. Montgomery County activates the extreme heat plan from 2 to 7 p.m. today. 1. 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11: The Saturn V rocket launched 50 years ago today at 9:32 a.m. from the Kennedy Space Center. Apollo 11 carried the first […]

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July 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 16 in Montgomery County

Here’s your July 16 edition of the five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Supplying School Supplies: Montgomery County Public Schools launches its 19th annual Drive for Supplies with an event at 9 a.m. at the Montgomery Village Middle School cafeteria, 19300 Watkins Mill Road. The supplies come from MCPS students and […]

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June 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rice Extends Deadline for Councilmember for a Day Challenge to July 16

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice announced an extension to submit applications to his Councilmember for a Day Challenge. Submission will be accepted until July 16. Rice invites students to submit short videos or written essays about the following topic: In your opinion, what is the most important public policy issue facing young people today? What […]

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