March 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Bullis School Uses 3D Printers for Medical Masks, Face Shield Bands

Bullis School in Potomac is putting its 3D printers to good use during the coronavirus pandemic. Two students and one teacher have been addressing the shortage of personal protective equipment by 3D printing masks and medical face shield bands. MyMCMedia spoke to Bullis juniors, Ethan Till and Tyler Kuehl, as well as Bullis teacher, Matt Zigler, […]

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March 30, 2020 | Marian Merewitz

BLOG Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: Talk Yoga

Co-hosts Nic Stearns and Terrel Limerick learn all about Talk Yoga with the program’s founders.  Speech Pathologists by profession, Amy  Roberts, MS CCC-SLP, 200 RYT, and  Kim A. Hughes, MA CCC-SLP have combined their passion for Yoga and speech pathology to create this unique program. Learn all about it and practice while watching. For more […]

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March 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Education Goes Virtual at Stone Ridge School

With schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers have had to do a complete 180 on their lesson plans for the rest of the academic year. Teachers are suddenly having to create online curriculums with little notice. It’s a challenge, but teachers at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda are rising […]

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March 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Mental Health Support Hotline Sees Increase of Stress and Anxiety

Tending to our mental health well being is important during this unprecedented health crisis. The recent COVID-19 outbreak has left people wondering what is next now that life as we know it has changed drastically. Health officials say people are worrying about a variety of things from coping with social distancing to the impact the […]

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March 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Aumento de Casos de Violencia Doméstica por Coronavirus

En repentino encierro, los cambios drásticos dentro de los hogares, el estrés por pérdida de trabajo, el temor de adquirir el coronavirus y la incertidumbre por lo que puede pasar es lo está causando un aumento en los casos de violencia doméstica entre parejas y abuso infantil, según la psicóloga Gabriela Romo, quien advierte que […]

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March 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Riesgos del Coronavirus en los Niños

El Doctor José Mario Ortega de Family’s Health Care e International Pediatrics, habla sobre los riesgos que corren los niños de contraer el virus COVID-19, la importancia de seguir las instrucciones del distanciamiento social y cómo se puede proteger a los ancianos que viven en una misma casa con niños.

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March 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Comptroller Franchot Speaks on Economic Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak

The state mandated Executive Order that has been put in place requires social distancing to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. As a result, several small businesses have been required limit their hours, while some have had to close their doors completely until further notice. This pandemic is impacting not only businesses but individuals […]

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March 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Cómo Afecta COVID-19 los Casos de Inmigración o Cortes Pendientes?

El Abogado Luis Paoli, experto en temas de inmigración dijo a MyMCMedia que las medidas recientemente tomadas por los gobiernos locales y el gobierno federal ha afectado los casos de inmigración que no tiene ordenes de arresto. Paoli insta a quienes tienen casos abiertos o una fecha reciente para presentarse ante la corte a comunicarse […]

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March 25, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

How Families Can Deal With Stress During the Coronavirus Crisis

Age determines how social distancing may affect your family members during the coronavirus crisis, says Kirsten Andersen, senior director of Intervention Services for the YMCA’s Youth and Family Services. Adults, teens and children will have different reactions to the stress it causes. Here, Andersen breaks down what to look for in adults: In children, toddlers […]

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March 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Nonprofit Helping the Homeless During Pandemic

Interfaith Works is a nonprofit organization that has been serving people experiencing homelessness and poverty throughout Montgomery County since 1972. The longstanding nonprofit remains committed to their mission, especially during the recent coronavirus outbreak. Although many places have closed their doors, Interfaith Works is still up and running helping those who are experiencing homelessness throughout […]

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