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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Remembering Dr. Ulder Tillman (VIDEO)

UPDATED 1.10.17 Funeral services have been announced for Dr. Ulder Tillman. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kensington. The service will follow at 11 a.m. on Jan. 13. For more information, visit the county’s website, here. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County is […]

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January 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Health Officer Ulder Tillman Dies Suddenly

Montgomery County officials are mourning the sudden passing of Montgomery County Health Officer Ulder Tillman early Tuesday.   Tillman served as the county’s health officer and chief of Public Health Services for the past 13 years. Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner and Health and Human Services Committee Chair George Leventhal issued the following joint statement […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Fight the Bite: Residents Urged to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes (VIDEO)

As the weather warms up, Montgomery County officials are urging residents to take precautions against mosquitoes because of the Zika virus. MyMCMedia‘s Sonya Burke reports that the county has launched a new public education campaign that you may be hearing a lot about this summer. Mosquito prevention tips: –Eliminate standing water in and around your […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Officials Urge Residents to Protect Against Mosquitoes (VIDEO)

Montgomery County leaders held a news conference in Rockville on April 29 to encourage residents to take precautions against mosquito bites, and to eliminate potential mosquito breeding sites. Local officials also announced a new website to help residents stay informed. You can watch the news conference, below:

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April 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Zika Virus Update (VIDEO)

Dressed for mosquito season, Dr. Ulder Tillman, health officer for Montgomery County, provided an update on the Zika virus at Tuesday’s County Council meeting. According to Tillman, there are eight cases of the Zika virus in the state of Maryland and they are all travel related. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Tillman tells us […]

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March 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Ranked as Healthiest in State

A new report released today ranks Montgomery County number one in Maryland when it comes to health. The 2016 County Health Rankings looks into more than 30 “Health Outcomes” that is measured in the following categories: health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment. This is the third year in a row […]

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May 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tuberculosis Case Reported at Rockville High

Parents at Rockville High School (RHS) are being informed of a case of active tuberculosis (TB) at the school. “The affected individual is being treated at this time and there is no risk of additional exposure to any students or staff at this time,” wrote Ulder Tillman, Montgomery County health officer, and Billie Jean Benson, […]

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May 15, 2012 | Staff Writer

Lyme Disease Primer

Montgomery County health officials are urging residents to learn about Lyme disease and how to protect themselves when they are outdoors. “As residents begin to spend more time outdoors–whether at parks and trails, sports events or enjoying their own backyard–we want to be sure they protect themselves from tick bites and tickborne diseases, including Lyme […]

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