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April 5, 2020

MCPS Officials Hold Virtual Conversation: Second Week of Remote Learning

More than 165 thousand students “return to school” for week two of remote leaning All Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) buildings are closed through April 24 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Monday, the school system embarks on the second week of remote learning. Superintendent of Schools Jack Smith sent a message to the school […]

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April 5, 2020

MCPS Shares Information on Technology Needed for Remote Learning

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students start the second week of remote learning Monday, April 6 as the school buildings remain closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. MCPS’ Elaine Chang-Baxter, Director of Partnerships, talked with Peter Cevenini, MCPS Chief Technology Officer, about the technology requirements for learning […]

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April 3, 2020

Reportan Fraudes sobre Tratamientos, Pruebas y Vacunas de Coronavirus

Lorena Bailey investigadora de la Oficina de Protección al Consumidor del Condado de Montgomery advirtió a los consumidores, a través de una entrevista telefónica para MyMCMedia, sobre las estafas que ya se han presentado relacionadas a la crisis de salud COVID-19. Bailey explica cuáles son las estafas más comunes, las señales que indican que puede […]

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April 3, 2020

Beware of Fraudulent Coronavirus Tests, Vaccines and Treatments

There is an abundance of information available online about the novel coronavirus and the respiratory disease it causes, known as COVID-19. Our PEG partner, Montgomery College TV, created this video to help viewers avoid scams:       Watch more of MCTV content, here.

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April 3, 2020

Watch Live: Governor Hogan Provides Updates on COVID-19 Pandemic

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic today at 2:15 p.m. The address will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Today at 2:15, I will provide additional updates to Marylanders regarding our aggressive, coordinated response to the #COVID19 pandemic. Watch live here on Twitter, Facebook (@GovLarryHogan), or YouTube: […]

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April 2, 2020

Raskin Answers Three Questions About the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress is a $2 trillion relief package that helps individuals and groups economically hurt by the coronavirus. According to NPR, the $2 trillion aid is estimated to be broken down as follows: $560 billion is for individuals, $500 billion is for big corporations, $377 billion […]

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April 2, 2020

Partnership Puts Sanitizer in the Hands of Local First Responders

A public-private partnership has led to a solution for local first responders during the current health crisis. Some local distilleries, wineries, and a compounder pharmacist came together to help make hand sanitizer that is being distributed to first responders regularly as they fight on the front lines during the COVID-19 outbreak. The partnership was formed […]

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April 2, 2020

Sherwood High School Musicians Perform ‘Quarantine Magic’ Virtually

Jazz musicians from Sherwood High School were not about to let social distancing and a closed school stop their music. What started as a check-in text from their instrumental teacher, Alex Silverbook, ended in a nine-minute virtual rendition of Grover Washington Jr.’s Mr. Magic, appropriately renamed Quarantine Magic. When Silverbook, who has been teaching at […]

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April 1, 2020

Raskin Calls Coronavirus Death Projections a ‘Catastrophe for Our Country’

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D), of Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, reacted to the White House Coronavirus Task Force’s bleak announcement about coronavirus fatalities. President Donald Trump announced at the task force’s press briefing Tuesday that a minimum of 100,000 to 240,000 Americans will die because of the coronavirus. In an interview with MyMCMedia on Wednesday, […]

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April 1, 2020

County EMS Strike Teams Help Relieve Stress on Emergency Rooms

In the midst of the current health crisis, local first responders are continuously working to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus. During this ever-changing environment, officials say local hospital emergency rooms can become overwhelmed. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services has implemented a new way to help potential coronavirus patients avoid the ER. EMS […]

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