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July 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch: County Executive Elrich COVID-19 Media Briefing

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Earl Stoddard will provide a COVID-19 update during a virtual media briefing on Wednesday. The weekly briefing includes an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and provides reporters with an opportunity to reach these county officials. The […]

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July 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Owner Upset at County Falsely Reporting Hookah Bar Shut Down for COVID-19 Violations

A Montgomery County press release incorrectly stated on Monday that Vibes Hookah Lounge in Rockville was shut down over the July 4 weekend for violating COVID-19 regulations.  The press release said that Vibes was closed because hookah bars are not included in Phase 2 of reopening in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Department of Health and […]

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July 3, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Silver Spring Immunization Clinic to Open Monday

COVID-19 may be dominating the current medical conversation, but county health officials want to remind parents about the importance of vaccinating their children. To aid this, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Immunization Clinic is set to reopen Monday, July 6. Located at the Dennis Avenue Health Center in Silver Spring, the clinic offers […]

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May 5, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Abiertas Solicitudes para el Programa de Subvención de Acceso a Alimentos

El condado de Montgomery está aceptando solicitudes para el programa “Covid-19 Emergency Food Access Grant” o Programa de Emergencia de Subvención de Acceso a Alimentos, hasta el mediodía del viernes 8 de mayo. Los fondos para el programa se utilizarán para proporcionar asistencia alimentaria y apoyar a las comunidades “difíciles de alcanzar” o vulnerables del […]

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May 5, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

County Now Accepting Emergency Food Access Grant Program Applications

Montgomery County is now accepting applications for the Covid-19 Emergency Food Access Grant program until noon on Friday, May 8. The funding for the program will be used to provide food assistance and recovery for “hard-to-reach” Montgomery County communities during the pandemic. The funds will start being distributed on Tuesday, May 12. Non-profits can apply […]

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April 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Coronavirus Update: 10 Nursing Homes with Cases, 6 Deaths

Montgomery County released a statement Thursday with an update on the spread of covid-19 in the County. At this time, there are six confirmed deaths due to the virus and multiple nursing homes have confirmed cases of covid-19. Deaths reported Thursday by the Maryland Department of Health included two men in their 70s, one man […]

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March 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: County Officials Provide Update on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Sunday

Montgomery County County Executive Marc Elrich and Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles provided an update on the coronavirus pandemic as it relates to the County.  The media briefing took place Sunday, March 15 at 4 p.m. at the Dennis Avenue Health Center, 2000 Dennis Avenue in Silver Spring. The briefing includes an update on the […]

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March 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

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Montgomery College Advises Student ‘Exhibiting Flu-Like Symptoms’ to Stay Home

Montgomery College (MC) President DeRionne Pollard emailed the school community a “Coronavirus Update” Monday evening. Pollard said in the email that the college has been in contact with Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) after learning about a student who reported being in contact with others who were “exhibiting flu-like symptoms.” Since […]

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March 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

Watch Live: County Council Briefing on Coronavirus

Meeting to discuss county’s efforts to ensure health and safety of all residents Montgomery County Council was briefed on the the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the county’s efforts to ensure the health and safety of all residents today at 2 p.m. Dr. Travis Gayles, health officer and chief of public health services in the Department of […]

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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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