Montgomery County 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 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 2, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Teacher Gets COVID-19 Vaccine at New Mass Vaccination Site

37-year-old Greg Sanzone of Potomac is a local teacher, and he recently got his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. “I’m really excited… a little nervous,” he said while waiting in line to get the shot at the new mass vaccination site that opened this week on Montgomery College’s Germantown campus. MyMCM was there and […]

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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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March 24, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MORE DETAILS: County Shares Logistics For Mass Vaccination Site As April 5 Open Date Nears

A mass vaccination site will open at the Montgomery County College Germantown campus on April 5, and local leaders say it is expected to have the capacity to administer 3,000 COVID-19 doses per day. “This is critical for many of our residents… this is a seven day a week operation,” said Montgomery County Executive Marc […]

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March 17, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County ‘Confident’ Mass Vaccination Site Will Begin Operating by April 1

Local leaders announced this week that a mass vaccination site is expected to open in Montgomery County soon. It will be located at the Montgomery College Germantown Campus, and health officials say they are preparing how it will operate once more much-needed COVID-19 vaccine doses become available. During the county’s weekly virtual COVID-19 media briefing […]

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March 9, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Lifts State Capacity Limits for Dining; Montgomery County Leaders Express Opposition

Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Tuesday that the state will start easing capacity limits at bars, restaurants, and other establishments. Hogan’s updated executive order means that starting Friday at 5 p.m., capacity limits for indoor and outdoor restaurants and foodservice establishments will be lifted. The order notes that restaurants and bars can […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin, Trone Urge Hogan to Open Mass Vaccination Site in Montgomery County

U.S. Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) and David Trone (D-Md. 6) have written a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland’s Acting Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader urging that the state open a mass vaccination site in Montgomery County. “[D]espite Montgomery suffering the worst casualty rate in Maryland and despite having the second-highest number of […]

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March 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: Former CDC Director Redfield to Serve as Senior Health Adviser

Former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield is joining Maryland’s coronavirus response team as a public health senior advisor. Gov. Larry Hogan made the announcement at a press briefing on Tuesday, where he was joined by Redfield. “[H]e will advise us on a wide range of immediate priorities, including planning our response to the coronavirus variants, […]

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