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March 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich Dedicates $20 Million to Aid Small Businesses

County Executive Marc Elrich Friday morning announced the creation of an emergency economic assistance fund designed to help small business owners, their employees and others who are losing money due to coronavirus. “We are going to look to put aside $20 million for small business and another $5 million for food assistance,” Elrich said as […]

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March 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Lauds Hogan’s Order to Close Bars, Restaurants

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich commended Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order to close all restaurants, bars, movie theaters and gyms in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Hogan announced an executive order to close such establishments in Maryland starting at 5 p.m. Monday. Drive-thru, carryout and delivery will continue, as well as […]

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March 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: County Executive Marc Elrich gives a Coronavirus update. Census invitations are in the mail. County Executive and the Council present Women’s History Month proclamations. A new bill provides restrictions to the county’s e-scooter program. […]

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March 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado Sigue las Pautas de Hogan ante Coronavirus

El jueves, el ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, el oficial de salud del condado, Dr. Travis Gayles, y el superintendente de MCPS, el Dr. Jack Smith, proporcionaron una actualización sobre el impacto local del coronavirus [COVID-19]. Los funcionarios locales dieron una actualización a los eventos recientes después del anuncio del gobernador de Maryland […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Libraries, Parks, Recreation Facilities to Close Monday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced at a coronavirus press conference Thursday that starting March 16 all libraries, recreation centers, aquatic facilities, and park and planning facilities will be closed. Also on March 16, Montgomery County is moving to a telework schedule for all its employees. The announcement comes hours after Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

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March 12, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County to Follow Hogan’s Guidelines on Schools, Large Events and Teleworking

On Thursday, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles, and MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith provided an update on the local impact of the coronavirus [COVID-19]. Local officials gave an update to recent events after Maryland Governor Hogan’s announcement earlier in the day. Important new actions announced by Hogan include all […]

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March 12, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Todas las Escuelas Públicas de Maryland Cierran desde el Lunes

Durante la conferencia de prensa que ofreció el Gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan sobre el coronavirus, el jueves, se anunció que a partir del lunes 16 de marzo, todas las escuelas públicas de Maryland permanecerán cerradas hasta el viernes 27 de marzo. La decisión fue recomendada por Karen Salmon, la superintendente estatal de las Escuelas […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne and Maryam Shahzad

Maryland to Close Public Schools Starting Monday, Prohibit Large Gatherings

It was announced during Gov. Larry Hogan’s Thursday press conference on the coronavirus pandemic that starting Monday, March 16, all public schools in Maryland will be closed through Friday, March 27. Hogan also announced the state is prohibiting gatherings larger 250 people. The decision to close schools was recommended by Karen Salmon, the state superintendent […]

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March 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Coronavirus Cases Confirmed Locally, Elrich Says Risk to Public is Still Very Low

The first three cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Maryland have been confirmed in Montgomery County, leading Governor Hogan to declare a state of emergency. Health officials say all three individuals contracted the disease during international travel, and are currently quarantined in their homes. Information regarding where the patients are located within the county has not […]

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March 6, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich en Casos de Coronavirus: “No hay razón para entrar en pánico”

Los tres residentes del condado de Montgomery que dieron positivo para COVID-19 se están recuperando y la mayoría de sus síntomas han disminuido, aunque permanecen en cuarentena en sus propios hogares, según el Dr. Travis Gayles, oficial de salud del condado y jefe de servicios de salud pública. Durante una conferencia de prensa de 40 […]

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