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April 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Residents 16+ Can Now Sign Up for Vaccine

Since Monday, Montgomery County residents older than 16 have been able to preregister to receive the coronavirus vaccine at all state and county operated vaccine clinics. This news comes as coronavirus cases for children have been on the rise across the country—particularly in the state of Michigan, which currently is experiencing the worst outbreak in […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County DHHS Receives First Shipment of Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

Montgomery County Government announced on Twitter that the Department of Health and Human Services has received its first shipment of 1,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, only one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is necessary to fight the coronavirus. 🆕 @MoCoDHHS has received its […]

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February 18, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 18, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Feb. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Preregistration Info: Montgomery County run clinics are currently vaccinating Priority Groups 1A and 1B (Tier 1: ages 75 and up). Residents must preregister to make an appointment. For help with the form, call 240-777-2982. Health officials urge residents to […]

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February 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Weather Delays COVID-19 Vaccine Shots for Some County Residents

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services had to cancel COVID-19 vaccine appointments Monday due to winter weather and hazardous road conditions. Dr. Raymond Crowel, the director of Montgomery County DHHS, explains what process is in place for rescheduling appointments for those who had their appointment canceled. Anyone with questions about the coronavirus vaccine […]

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January 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Expects to Receive Only Half of COVID-19 Vaccines Requested This Week

Montgomery County officials expect to receive about half the amount of COVID-19 vaccine doses they requested for this week, Deputy Health Officer Dr. James Bridgers said during a council meeting Tuesday. County Health and Human Services (DHHS) requested about 12,000 doses this week, however the county was allotted 6,700 as of Tuesday morning, Bridgers said. […]

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September 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

La Tasa de Suicidio es más Alta en Montgomery que en otros Condados de MD

Durante septiembre, el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Prevención del Suicidio, los Servicios de Crisis y Salud del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos del Condado de Montgomery publican mensajes diarios en Twitter y Facebook para generar más conciencia sobre los recursos que ofrece el condado. Entre el 1 de julio y el 15 […]

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September 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Suicide Mortality Rate is Higher in Montgomery County Than Rest of Maryland, U.S.

During September, National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services’ Behavioral Health and Crisis Services is posting daily messages on Twitter and Facebook to bring more awareness about what resources the county has to offer. Between July 1 and Aug. 15, nearly 400 county residents went to the emergency […]

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July 27, 2020 | Samantha Subin

County Creates Program to Provide At-Home COVID-19 Testing

Montgomery County is implementing rapid response teams that will offer free at home COVID-19 testing in zip codes heavily impacted by the pandemic. The program, announced July 23, will partner with Ready Responders, a nationwide company that offers in-home medical care. In addition to COVID-19 testing, teams will also administer health and human service assessments. […]

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July 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘If That Bothers You Then Please Dine Elsewhere’: Gaithersburg Restaurant Refuses Mask Protocol

The Grille at Flower Hill in Gaithersburg has been receiving attention – not the good kind – on social media after a now-deleted Facebook post from a manager or owner saying that employees will not wear face masks.  “Let me be very clear… my staff will not wear face masks while working here at the […]

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