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11/29/22 Montgomery County to Hold Free Flu Vaccination Clinic for Children on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in Silver Spring
11/27/22 Montgomery County Crisis Center Currently Closed for Walk-In Visits; Phone Service Not Affected by Power Outage
11/21/22 Montgomery County’s World AIDS Day Event to Honor ‘Unsung Heroes’ of Health Equity
11/17/22 Asian American Health Initiative’s Healthy Communities Fund Awards $830,000 to Programs for the Asian American Community
11/01/22 Volunteers Needed for Montgomery County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program for Upcoming Income Tax Season
10/18/22 Montgomery County Awards Food Recovery and Food Security Mini-Grants to Nine Nonprofit Organizations
10/10/22 Halloween 'BOO!sterama' to Be Held Saturday, Oct. 29 at Westfield Wheaton Mall; Montgomery County Encourages Updated Boosters as COVID-19 Illness Continues
10/04/22 Montgomery County Health Officials Urge Residents to Get a Flu Shot and Set Schedule of County-Operated Vaccination Clinics
10/03/22 Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich to Participate in Prescription Drug Affordability Forum Happening Tuesday Oct. 4
09/28/22 Montgomery County Officials to Provide Details on Restoration Center Project Planned for Seven Locks Site During Community Information Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6
09/27/22 Montgomery County to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting on the Impact of Monkeypox on the Black Community on Monday, Oct. 10
09/23/22 Montgomery County Health Officials Expand Eligibility for Monkeypox Vaccination
09/06/22 Montgomery County to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Monkeypox on Monday, Sept. 12, With Focus on Latino Community
09/06/22 Funcionarios de Salud del Condado de Montgomery realizan una reunión virtual en español sobre la Viruela del Mono el lunes 12 de septiembre para enfocarse en la comunidad latina
08/30/22 Montgomery County’s Asian American Health Initiative Launches ‘Healthy Communities Fund’ to Support Local Organizations
08/29/22 Montgomery County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Offers Free Tax Help for Income-Eligible Residents
08/23/22 ***DATE CHANGE*** Montgomery County to Hold Ceremony of Remembrance to Commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day on Thursday, Sept. 1, and Will Launch 'Montgomery Goes Purple'
08/22/22 Residents Encouraged to Apply for Montgomery County's Community Action Board Advocacy Training
08/16/22 Montgomery County Offers ‘Food Recovery Mini-Grants Program’ to Community Organizations
08/15/22 Los funcionarios de salud del Condado de Montgomery serán anfitriones de la primera serie de foros públicos virtuales sobre la viruela del mono el lunes 22 de agosto con un enfoque en la comunidad LGBTQ+
08/15/22 Montgomery County Health Officials to Host First in a Series of Virtual Town Halls on Monkeypox; Monday, Aug. 22, Meeting to Focus on LGBTQ+ Community
08/11/22 Montgomery County to Hold Ceremony of Remembrance to Commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day Aug. 25 and Will Launch 'Montgomery Goes Purple'
08/08/22 Takoma-East Silver Spring (TESS) Community Action Center Relocates and Continues 50-Year History of Serving Residents in Long Branch Area of Montgomery County
08/04/22 Montgomery County Health Officials Launches Online Preregistration Survey for Monkeypox (MPX) Vaccine While Supplies Remain Limited
08/01/22 Montgomery County’s Health and Human Services' Programs to Host Aug. 13 ‘Right from the Start’ Event That Will Focus on Support for Black Children and Families
07/27/22 Montgomery County Reopens Fourth Phase of COVID-19 Rent Relief Program; Previously Incomplete and New Applications Will Be Accepted
07/25/22 Montgomery County Minority Health Initiatives Seek to Raise Awareness of the Importance of Mental Health Through Storytelling and Community Activities
07/20/22 Health Officials from the County Department of Health and Human Services to Offer Monkeypox Vaccine to Limited Number of At-Risk Residents
07/12/22 Montgomery County Health Officials Release COVID-19 Epidemiology Surveillance Report
07/06/22 Montgomery County’s ‘Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar’s’ Communications Efforts Recognized as Outstanding Public Service Announcement Campaigns during the 64th Emmy Awards Ceremony
06/30/22 Free Tax Help Available for Income-Eligible Montgomery County Residents
06/22/22 Montgomery County to Begin Vaccinating Children Ages 6 Months to 5 Years
06/03/22 The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, will offer a free community-based Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) beginning Wednesday, June 22.
05/11/22 County to Host Second Annual Pride in the Plaza Festival June 26; Events Planned June 21-26 throughout Silver Spring
05/10/22 County Advisory Boards to Host Virtual Forum on Youth Mental Health and Substance Misuse in Montgomery County on Thursday, May 19
04/29/22 County Health Officials Release Health Status Report Detailing Data and Information On Major Health Topics
04/26/22 Residents Invited to Virtual Community Forum on Wednesday, May 4, With Focus on New ‘Triage and Dispatch Protocol’ for Mental Health Crisis Response
04/12/22 Department of Health and Human Services to Host Virtual Town Hall to Discuss Health in Montgomery County on Thursday, May 5
04/04/22 Department Health and Human Services and Regional Services Centers to Co-Host Series of Community Conversations to Highlight Services and Get Community Input on Priority Issues
04/01/22 Montgomery County Recognizes National Public Health Week April 4 – 10
03/15/22 County to Provide At-home PCR Test Kits at Multiple Locations Beginning March 16
03/07/22 Nebel Street Shelter Opens with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
03/07/22 'Public Health and Health Care Week' Recognizes Public and Private Efforts During First Two Years of COVID-19
02/21/22 Montgomery County Lifts the Indoor Mask Requirement Tuesday, Feb. 22
02/14/22 Montgomery County to Host Webinars on the Basics of Addiction and Pathways to Recovery
02/01/22 County Department of Health and Human Services Seeks Members for Newly Formed Diabetes Prevention Group; ‘Unite 2 Integrate Diabetes Coalition’ Aims to Improve Chronic Disease Outcomes in Vulnerable Groups
01/20/22 Montgomery County Government Will Open as Scheduled Jan. 20
01/14/22 County Residents Can Now Report Their Rapid, At-Home Test Results on COVID-19 Portal; More Than 200,000 Test Kits Distributed since Jan. 10
01/03/22 Montgomery County Government Will Remain Open Jan. 3; COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations at Most County-Operated Facilities to Continue