vaccinations

July 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, July 5, in Montgomery County: 1. The Count Continues: The Montgomery County Board of Elections continues counting ballots at 10 a.m. when members check about 3,000 provisional ballots. About 150 votes separate Councilmember Marc Elrich and former health care executive David Blair in the county executive’s race. […]

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May 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Measles Confirmed in Person Who Traveled Throughout Montgomery County

Montgomery County health officials said Thursday that a person who has traveled about the county has a confirmed diagnosis of measles. Because of patient privacy, little has been revealed about the individual. A statement from the county health department says the person contracted measles outside of the United States; developed symptoms here; and received a […]

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September 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 1, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Ready for an Emergency: September is the start of Emergency Preparedness Month. A seminar on personal emergency preparedness runs from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave. 2. Vaccination Clinics: Montgomery County has several immunization […]

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August 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Animal Shelter Provides Free Rabies Vaccinations for Dogs and Cats on Aug. 20 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) is offering rabies vaccination clinics on Aug. 20 and Sept. 17. The vaccinations are free with the purchase of a Montgomery County pet license. Maryland law requires that all dogs, cats, and ferrets over the age of four months be regularly vaccinated against rabies. Also by […]

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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

photo of teen receiving immunization

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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November 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of man receiving vaccination

Maryland Health Department Confirms First Flu Case of the Season

The first laboratory-confirmed case of seasonal influenza in Maryland has been diagnosed in an adult in the Baltimore metropolitan area, according to a news release issued by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The individual was not hospitalized. The flu strain was type A (H1N1). “The flu remains a highly contagious disease that […]

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August 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 26, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 26, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot will lead a promotional tour of Silver Spring Restaurant Week this evening.  The elected leaders plan to kick off the tour at 5 p.m. with a happy hour social at […]

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August 25, 2015 | Cindy Peña

photo of 13 year-old boy receiving immunication

Back to School – Get Your Vaccinations! (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials are urging all parents to make sure their students are properly vaccinated as the school year begins.  Free vaccines will be offered at the MCPS Back to School Fair on August 29th, as well at Montgomery County health clinics and in selected MCPS middle schools throughout the month of September. All […]

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July 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Second Rabid Bat Captured in Gaithersburg This Month

For the second time this month, Gaithersburg animal control officers were called to a residence for the report of a bat inside the home that later tested positive for the rabies virus. The latest incident happened on July 21st at 3:30 p.m. at an occupied condominium in the 800 block of Quince Orchard Boulevard. Animal […]

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