Montgomery Update: All 16-and-Over Residents Eligible for Vaccines Starting April 12

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April 8, 2021 | Bookmark and Share
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A Message from County Executive Marc Elrich

a Message from County Executive Marc Elrich

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich addresses how the opening this week of a new State-supported mass vaccination center on the Germantown campus of Montgomery College will greatly help the County’s efforts to get COVID-19 vaccines to all eligible residents. He also discusses how legislation recently approved by the Maryland General Assembly could move the County a major step ahead in its battle against climate change. 


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Maryland Residents 16-and Over Eligible to Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations Starting Monday, April 12; 38 Percent of County Residents Have Received At Least One Dose

mc covid-19 vaccine all residents age 16 and older can preregister

All Maryland residents 16-and-over will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination at all State-operated, County-operated and privately operated vaccine clinics in the State starting Monday, April 12, by order of Governor Larry Hogan. Covered by the order is the new State-supported mass vaccination center at the Germantown campus of Montgomery County, which officially opened today, Thursday, April 8. Eligibility does not equal an immediate appointment. 


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Volunteers Sought to Help Support County COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps.

Montgomery County is seeking volunteers to support the COVID-19 vaccination sites it is operating. Qualified volunteers who are interested in helping can contact the Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps. Key roles at the sites will be vaccine administration, client registration, logistics support and data entry.  


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COVID-19 Information Portal Has Statistics on the Virus Including Infections and Vaccinations Given by Zip Codes     

covid-19 vaccinations by zip code Montgomery County, MD

COVID-19 Deaths by Zip Code, Montgomery County, MD

Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Information Portal provides a variety of breakdowns on how the virus has impacted the County. The statistics are updated to reflect the most recent reports during the health crisis. Among the information available is how many positive cases have been reported in each zip code in the County. New to the dashboard is how many vaccinations have been given by zip code. 


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Montgomery County Thanks Public Health Workers During National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week

Throughout the COVID-19 health crisis, the public health efforts in Montgomery County and communities across the United States have been in the spotlight. This week, the County joined in the celebration of National Public Health Week, which runs through Sunday.


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County’s 2021 Energy Summit Announces Schedule of Education Sessions; Early Bird Registration Ends Friday, April 9

2021 Energy Summit

Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the US Green Building Council National Capital Region have announced the preliminary schedule of the 2021 Montgomery County Energy Summit. This year’s Summit will take place virtually, due to the COVID-19 health crisis, from Tuesday, May 4, through Thursday, May 6.  


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County’s GreenFest 2021: A Month-Long Virtual Celebration of Earth Month

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Montgomery County’s annual GreenFest—a celebration of the environment—will be a month of free online and in-person events throughout April. The series of activities will include educational workshops, an environmental film festival and family friendly games and scavenger hunts.    


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Public Libraries Offers Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs in April

Public Libraries Offers Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs

Montgomery County Public Libraries is offering free online workshops and one-on-one sessions to assist job seekers and entrepreneurs throughout April. All workshops are free and offered virtually. 


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County Agencies Join to Celebrate April as Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

Autism Society Autism Acceptance Month

Montgomery County departments and cooperating agencies are joining together to celebrate April asAutism Awareness and Acceptance Month. Throughout the month, there will be engaging programs, activities and mini events as part of the “Shining Brighter Together” celebration.  


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C&O Canal National Historic Park Was Eighth Most-Visited National Park in 2020

C&O Canal National Historic Park

The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, which this year is celebrating its 50th year as a national parkwas the eighth most-visited park in 2020 among the more than 400 national parks administered by the National Park Service. Montgomery County, which is one of four Maryland counties through which the C&O Canal Park passes, derives considerable economic impact for being a host of one of the nation’s great natural resources. 


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‘Next Steps of Economic Recovery’ Following COVID-19 Health Crisis Will Be Theme in Recovery Virtual Town Hall on Friday, April 16

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“Next Steps of Economic Recovery” will be the theme from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, April 16, when Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Economic Revitalization and Recovery program continues its series of virtual town hall meetings to keep businesses informed on strategies for doing business as the health crisis continues.  


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