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October 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado se Prepara para una Mayor Demanda de Vacunas para Jóvenes, Menores y de Refuerzo

El condado de Montgomery trasladó algunos sitios de vacunación COVID-19, ya que los funcionarios esperan una mayor demanda de vacunas de refuerzo y en espera de la aprobación federal para que los menores de 12 años puedan ser elegibles en recibir la vacuna. Un comité asesor de la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA) se […]

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October 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Prepping for Increased Demand for COVID-19 Booster Shots 

Montgomery County moved some COVID-19 vaccination sites as officials expect increased demand for booster shots pending federal approval. A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee will meet on Thursday and Friday to discuss Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster shots, per a release from the FDA. Sean O’Donnell, Public Health Emergency Preparedness Manager […]

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October 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Councilmember Riemer Calls Unions’ Charges ‘Outrageous and Frivolous’

County councilmember Hans Riemer called recent charges by three local unions that he had not disclosed his wife’s employment at Pfizer “ludicrous” and said that her income from that company will not change whether or not Montgomery County mandates its employees be vaccinated. The presidents of the International Association of Fire Fighters IAFF Local 1664, […]

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October 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Unions Demand Riemer Disclose Income Connected to Wife’s Pfizer Employment

Following councilmember Hans Riemer’s backing for mandatory vaccinations of county employees, three local unions have demanded he “disclose the full extent of his financial connection to Pfizer Inc. through stock ownership and family employment – which he fails to mention while promoting vaccine-related legislation.” The presidents of the International Association of Fire Fighters IAFF Local […]

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October 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Clarifies Booster Shot Eligibility in Response to ‘Confusing’ Federal Guidance

Gov. Larry Hogan clarified COVID-19 booster shot eligibility in Maryland as he said the federal government has been offering confusing guidance. “There has been limited, confusing and contradictory guidance from the federal government,” Hogan said during a press conference Thursday. In spite of that, he said, state officials have spent months building infrastructure for a […]

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September 30, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Directs State Health Officials to Accelerate Plans for Vaccinating Children Ages 5-11

Gov. Larry Hogan said he directed state health officials to work with pediatricians, school systems and local health departments to accelerate their plans for vaccinating children ages five to 11 against COVID-19. Pfizer submitted data to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from a two-dose vaccine trial in children ages five to 11, according to […]

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September 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Albornoz Celebra el Anuncio de Pfizer sobre la Vacuna Covid-19 para Niños de 5 a 11 Años

La compañía Pfizer anunció en un comunicado de prensa el lunes que un ensayo mostró que su vacuna de covid-19 era segura y generó una respuesta de anticuerpos “robusta” en niños de 5 a 11 años. Tras el anuncio de Pfizer, el vicepresidente del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery Gabe Albornoz expresó, en la reunión […]

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August 31, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Cuándo y Por qué Necesitamos una Tercera Dosis de la Vacuna Covid-19?

El condado de Montgomery ya está vacunando por tercera vez a los residentes que tienen un sistema inmunológico comprometido, pero todos aquellos que recibieron la vacuna Pfizer o Moderna necesitarán una tercera dosis de refuerzo. La Doctora Anna María Izquierdo, Directora Ejecutiva de la organización comunitaria Care 4 Your Health explica por qué es necesaria […]

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August 27, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Residents with Compromised Immune Systems Eligible for Third COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

Montgomery County residents with compromised immune systems can now receive a third dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, the county said. Residents can get the third dose of the vaccine at various locations, including local pharmacies, doctor’s offices and county-operated clinics. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shared […]

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August 27, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Disponible Tercera Dosis de la Vacuna para Personas con Sistemas Inmunológicos Comprometidos

Los residentes del condado de Montgomery con sistemas inmunológicos comprometidos ahora pueden recibir una tercera dosis de las vacunas Covid-19 de Pfizer o Moderna, según informa el gobierno local. En varias locaciones del condado de Montgomery, incluidas las farmacias locales, los consultorios médicos y las clínicas operadas por el condado, se suministrará la tercera dosis […]

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