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April 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, April 13, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 13, and it is National Scrabble Day. Find a friend and enjoy a word game today. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. The council is expected to set health regulations for summer camps […]

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February 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Gayles: County Needs More Partners to get Residents Vaccinated Quicker

If Montgomery County continues to receive only 5,500 doses of the COVID-19 vaccination weekly, it could take years for all residents to receive the shot, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles predicted during his appearance on WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi radio show Feb. 1. The state also allocates doses for county residents at several area hospitals, […]

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February 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Private Schools Plead to Receive Vaccine at Same Time As Public Schools

When asked why public school employees are receiving COVID-19 vaccines and nonpublic school employees are not, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said it was up to Gov. Larry Hogan to prioritize which groups are eligible to get the injection, not the county. During an interview on WAMU’s  Kojo Nnamidi Show Jan. 29, Elrich said, “How […]

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