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Councilmember Gabe Albornoz and others join “En Sintonía con el Concejo del Condado” to share information about COVID-19 virus today at 2 p.m. on Radio America

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 13, 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 13, 2020—Councilmember Gabe Albornoz, who chairs the Council’s Health and Human Services Committee; James Bridgers, deputy health officer with the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); Dr. Luis Gutierrez of the Latino Health Initiative; and Melisa Rivera, spokeperson for MCPS, will be the featured guests on En Sintonía con El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery (In Tune with the Montgomery County Council), airing today at 2 p.m. on Radio America (WILC 900AM). The guests will share up-to-date information about the County’s efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including recommendations for residents to minimize the risk of infection.

To read important information about COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf .

The Montgomery County Council and Radio America have entered a partnership that provides the Latino community with key information on issues and programs. The partnership also provides a forum for residents to express views and ask questions. The partnership includes the weekly one-hour show each Friday on the Washington metropolitan area’s most popular Spanish language station. Lilian Mass is the show’s host.

Each week, the show features guests talking about important issues before the Council and provides information about programs offered by the County to help residents.

Video links with a summary of the show are available each week at the County Council's mobile friendly web site at: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council .

You can also watch on Facebook Live: @concejodelcondadodemontgomery .

Release ID: 20-092
Media Contact: Lilian Mass 240-426-5561