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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County: 1.Purple Line Groundbreaking: Governor Larry Hogan and U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the light-rail transit line in Hyattsville at 10 a.m. as reported by Bethesda Beat. 2.Bethesda Blast: The next controlled blast for the BRAC-related Crossing […]

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August 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Park Service turns 101 today and entrance to all national parks today are….FREE. Celebrate @NatlParkService‘s 101st bday with free entrance to all national parks tomorrow. RT to spread the word! #FindYourPark #NPS101 pic.twitter.com/oRN6NZjvR8 — US Dept of Interior (@Interior) August […]

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August 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Senior Citizens Day at the Fair: Seniors get their fair on at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. 2. Tuesday Evening Bicycle Ride: Starting at 6:30 p.m., Rockville plans a leisurely bike ride through town. 3. Need a Stretch?: Gaithersburg hosts “Yoga in the […]

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August 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. One-of-a-Kind Art Project: The Kentlands Mansion has an unusual public art project from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will outline and paint their hands to help create the city’s tree logo and paint a picture or message on rocks to place […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Free Immunizations for Seventh Graders at Germantown, Rockville and Silver Spring Health Centers

Montgomery County health officials are reminding parents of incoming seventh graders to be sure their students show proof of vaccination against Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) and Meningococcal meningitis (MCV4) prior to the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Students not in compliance with Maryland vaccination requirements will be excluded from attending school until they provide documentation […]

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April 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Health and Human Services Providing Free Immunization Clinics Today

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services is providing free Tdap and Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccinations to incoming seventh grade students in Silver Spring and Germantown this week. The state of Maryland requires that seventh grade students receive one Tdap and one MCV4 vaccination prior before the start of the school year, according to […]

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July 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Back to School: Immunizations Reminder (VIDEO)

Montgomery County public school students head back to school on Aug. 29th and local parents are being reminded to make sure their children’s immunizations are updated. You can find out more, here. Immunization Requirements for the 2016-2017 School Year. Learn more here: https://t.co/QQWQp9BRUb — MCPS (@MCPS) July 16, 2016

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June 16, 2015 | Krista Brick

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County Health Officer Gives Update on Ebola, TB and School Vaccination Requirements

The county’s health officer updated the Montgomery County Council Tuesday on the topics of Ebola, tuberculosis and school vaccinations. Dr. Ulder Tillman gives a public health briefing to the county council about twice a year. Of the 11,001 Montgomery County Public Schools’ sixth graders entering seventh grade in August, 7,098 still do not have the required  Tdap (tetanus-diphtheria-acellular […]

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July 29, 2014 | Staff Writer

Health Update for Montgomery County Maryland on Montontgomery Community Media

New Immunization Requirements for 7th Graders (Video)

Parents of students entering seventh grade are reminded that new immunization requirements announced earlier this year require students to have one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services staff will provide free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming seventh-grade students at the Montgomery County Public Schools’ […]

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