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July 21, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

BioNTech Expands Cell Therapy Operations into Montgomery County

BioNTech, the German-based company responsible for the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine, will expand its operations to Montgomery County and acquire a Gaithersburg manufacturing facility and cell therapy R&D platform from Kite, a unit of Gilead Sciences. This expansion will support the development of BioNTech’s expanding pipeline of novel cell therapies. The company recently rose to international […]

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June 29, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for MCPS Students Wednesday

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a free vaccination clinic for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students on Wednesday, June 30 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Montgomery Blair High School. The clinic will offer the Pfizer vaccine. The county is restricting initial access to appointments to MCPS families. […]

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May 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Moderna Asegura que su Vacuna es Segura para Jóvenes a Partir de los 12 Años

Los funcionarios de salud del condado de Montgomery alientan a los jóvenes a vacunarse ahora que la vacuna Pfizer COVID-19 ha sido autorizada para el grupo de edad de 12 a 15 años. Así mismo, la empresa farmacéutica Moderna afirmó el martes que su vacuna protege a los jóvenes a partir de los 12 años. […]

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May 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Launches ‘Take Your Shot’ Video Contest for Middle and High Schoolers

Montgomery County middle and high schoolers can enter the county’s “Take Your Shot” video contest to encourage young people to discuss the importance of getting COVID-19 vaccinated. According to a county release, students in public schools, private schools and those who are homeschooled can submit 30-45 second video public service announcements (PSAs) addressing one of […]

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May 13, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

44.7% de los Residentes de Montgomery está Completamente Vacunado

Estadísticas de COVID-19 para el condado de Montgomery Los funcionarios de salud del condado de Montgomery informaron el jueves que el 44.7% de los residentes del condado están completamente vacunados, lo que significa que han recibido dos dosis de la vacuna Pfizer o Moderna o una dosis de la vacuna Johnson and Johnson de dosis […]

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May 13, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Levanta Restricciones pero Permanece el uso de la Mascarilla en Lugares Cerrados

A partir del sábado 15 de mayo, todos los establecimientos de comidas al interior y al aire libre de Maryland, incluidos los restaurantes y bares, podrán reanudar sus operaciones normales, anunció el gobernador Larry Hogan en una conferencia de prensa el miércoles. Así mismo, todos los lugares de entretenimiento, artes y deportes al aire libre, […]

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May 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Leaders Preparing for Pfizer Vaccine Expansion to Ages 12-15

After Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine was FDA-approved for youths ages 12-15 on Monday, Montgomery County leaders are preparing to administer shots to young residents. The eligibility expansion still requires final approval from a CDC advisory committee, which is set to meet Wednesday. During a county council meeting Tuesday, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said leaders […]

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April 28, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

CDC Emite Nueva Guía del Uso de la Mascarilla para Personas Completamente Vacunadas

Los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), emitieron el martes una nueva guía sobre el uso de las mascarillas para las personas que están completamente vacunadas, es decir que han recibido las dos dosis de las vacunas Moderna o Pfizer o la única dosis de la vacuna de Johnson & Johnson. Según […]

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April 28, 2021 | Michael Hernández

CDC: Fully Vaccinated People Can Now Unmask at Small Outdoor Gatherings

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new outdoor mask guidance on Tuesday for people who are fully vaccinated. According to these new CDC guidelines, people who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear masks in small outdoor gatherings. This includes people who have received both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer […]

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April 19, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Albornoz: ‘No hay Vacunas sin Citas Previas en el Condado’

En una reunión a la prensa del Concejo del condado de Montgomery, el lunes, el Concejal Gabe Albornoz  respondió sobre la situación que provocó la suspensión temporal de la vacuna Johnson and Johnson, y dice “que son pasos hacía atrás”, pero afirma que aún hay suficientes vacunas de Pfizer y Moderna para que los residentes […]

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