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June 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County COVID-19 Metrics Continue Showing Hospitalizations Dropping

Thursday afternoon, Montgomery County released an update to the public health metrics being used to guide the reopening timeline. The county entered Phase 2 of the economic reopening on Friday, June 19 after spending 19 days in Phase 1. The county is tracking three categories of information including surveillance of cases and deaths, hospital capacity, […]

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June 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Day 4 of Phase 2: Montgomery County Metrics Show Drop in COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations

Tuesday afternoon, Montgomery County released an update to the public health metrics being used to guide the reopening timeline. The county entered Phase 2 of the economic reopening on Friday, June 19 after spending 19 days in Phase 1. The county is tracking three categories of information including surveillance of cases and deaths, hospital capacity, […]

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June 23, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Senior Planet Montgomery Offering Free Online Technology Classes

With COVID-19 turning internet knowledge into a necessity, Senior Planet Montgomery is offering online technology classes for residents sixty and older. These courses are free and will focus on topics such as Google Maps, accessing online library resources and using messaging apps. “Sessions concentrate on user-friendly tools and resources and are designed to enable older […]

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June 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland COVID-19 Cases Surpass 65,000; Montgomery Testing Positive Rate Below 7%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Tuesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,204 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is a 0.4% increase from the 14,141 cases reported Monday. Since the first case in March, 685 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of two deaths since Monday, according to the […]

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June 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 23 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. On the agenda: a COVID-19 update from County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles. Watch the meeting streamed live on Facebook (@MontgomeryCountyMDCouncil) and YouTube (@moCoCouncilMD). 2. State Board of Education […]

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June 22, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Planning Department Inviting Input from Residents on Future Roadway Plans

The county planning department will hear input from residents on a street guide for designing and revitalizing roadways at a virtual meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m.  Join us & @MCDOTNow on 6/23 at 7 p.m. for an online community for the Complete Streets Design Guide. Complete Streets are roadways designed and operated to provide […]

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June 22, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

MCPL Offering Virtual Career Assistance Sessions

County residents can receive career help and advice through virtual sessions from Montgomery County Public Libraries on Tuesday and Wednesday. MCPL will host a session focusing on Google Drive basics at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Residents can learn how to save, share, create and edit documents. MCPL will also offer resume help starting at 1:30 p.m. […]

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June 22, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Montgomery County Malls Preparing to Welcome Back Shoppers

Malls are now allowed to open as Montgomery County enters Phase 2 of the coronavirus reopening plan. Some malls, such as the Clarksburg Outlets and the Lakeforest mall are already open, while others are planning on reopening this week. Hours and reopening dates, according to the mall’s websites, are listed here: Clarksburg Outlets: Monday – Saturday […]

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June 16, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Montgomery Parks to Hold Community Meeting on Renovation of Hillwood Manor Park

Montgomery Parks will hold a virtual community meeting to discuss the renovation of Takoma Park’s Hillwood Manor Neighborhood Park. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 23, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The project comes as a result of the Playground Renovation Program. Within the program, six playgrounds are updated each year. According […]

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June 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rabies Vaccination Clinic Continues Sunday

Montgomery County continues with its rabies clinics on Sunday. Pet owners can come to the clinic to receive free and discounted rabies vaccinations for their cats and dogs. In order to receive a vaccination, pet owners need to purchase a pet license from Rockville, Gaithersburg, or Montgomery County’s clinic. When bringing your pets to the […]

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