Montgomery College Germantown Campus mass vaccination site

April 12, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County Leaders Consider How Shortage of Vaccine Doses Will Effect Operational Plans

According to county leaders, the number of allotted COVID-19 vaccine doses has slightly decreased on a federal and state level. During County Council President Tom Hucker’s media briefing on Monday, local health officials said the mass vaccination site at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus did ‘tremendously well’ last week by administering about 3,000 doses on Thursday […]

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April 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

At Mass Vax Site, Dr. Pollard Says Montgomery College ‘Honored’ to Serve Community

Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard spoke a day ahead of MC’s Germantown campus launching as a state-run mass vaccination clinic. Pollard said that the college was “honored” to serve its community. “There are three things every [community] in our nation needs right now — every community, every town across the nation: one is vaccines, […]

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April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Elrich Emphasize Unity at Germantown Mass Vaccination Site

Gov. Larry Hogan and County Executive Marc Elrich were united after touring the mass vaccination site at Montgomery College in Germantown on Wednesday. The site in Germantown has been open since March 31, but it has been operating using only COVID-19 vaccines allocated to the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. Starting Thursday, […]

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April 7, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Gayles and Hogan Disagree on Main Cause of Increased COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations

Montgomery County Council sat as the Board of Health to get COVID-19 updates from local health officials on Tuesday. County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles says although test positivity rates have slightly increased, the number of people getting tested for the virus has decreased. “We speculate that there may be hidden droves of asymptomatic individuals […]

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April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Elrich to Tour Germantown Mass Vaccination Site Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan is visiting the mass vaccination site at the Montgomery College campus in Germantown Wednesday afternoon. Hogan will be joined by County Executive Marc Elrich, U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6), Maryland Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader,  Maryland National Guard Brig. Gen. Janeen Birckhead, County Council President Tom Hucker and more. I am […]

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April 2, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

‘I’m Really Happy About This’: Elrich Visits County’s Mass Vaccination Site

The new mass vaccination site at the Montgomery College Germantown campus is nearly in full swing. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich says things are running smoothly, and the county is prepared to ramp up operations when they get more vaccine doses from the state. “Our problem was never sites and logistics; it was always doses,” […]

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March 31, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Mass Vaccination Site Opens at Montgomery College Germantown Campus

Eligible residents flocked to the new mass vaccination site that opened at the Montgomery College Germantown campus on Wednesday. Local health officials say the site will administer 1,300 to 1,500 doses per day. It is expected to eventually increase to 3,000 doses per day, with more resources from the state starting next week. “We’re more […]

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