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12/06/21 County Recognizes Older Driver Safety Awareness Week Dec. 6-10; Launches Video Series
12/03/21 Ride On Bus Ad Campaign Educates Residents About Services for Survivors of Sexual Assault; Ads Highlight Availability of Forensic Exams
12/03/21 Montgomery County Breaks Ground on Long-Awaited Fire Station in Clarksburg
11/19/21 County Executive Elrich Announces That County Will Now Provide COVID-19 Booster Shots for Residents 18 Years and Older
11/19/21 World AIDS Day Events to Focus on Health Inequities
11/16/21 County Regresses to Substantial Transmission of COVID-19; Board of Health Regulation Cites Resumption of Indoor Mask Mandate Starting at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20
11/15/21 Pediatric Vaccine Clinic Gave Diluted Vaccine Doses to South Lake Elementary Students; Additional Vaccines Will Be Administered to Affected Students
11/08/21 Montgomery County Commission on Aging Launches Fact Sheet on Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Older Adults
10/30/21 County Regresses to Substantial Transmission of COVID-19; Board of Health Regulation Cites Resumption of Indoor Mask Mandate Starting at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3
10/27/21 Montgomery County Achieves Seven Consecutive Days of Moderate Transmission Lifting the Indoor Mask Requirement
10/26/21 County Moving Toward Moderate Transmission of COVID-19; Board of Health Regulation Cites Seven Consecutive Days of Moderate Before Indoor Mask Requirement Lifted
10/21/21 SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents in Montgomery County Affected by Remnants of Tropical Storm Ida
10/12/21 Select County Behavioral Health and Addiction Services Programs Move to New Locations
10/12/21 County Offers Guidance to Keep Halloween Safe
10/05/21 County Announces Changes to COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Sites in Anticipation of Increased Demand for Booster Shots
09/22/21 Montgomery County Announces $700,000 to Support Security Needs of Nonprofit Organizations
09/01/21 County Vaccination/Testing Clinics Closed Sunday and Monday in Observance of Labor Day Holiday
09/01/21 Montgomery County Agencies Respond to Flooding, Providing Support to Displaced County Residents
08/24/21 Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School Program Encourages Parents to Organize ‘Walking School Buses’
08/12/21 County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Extends Heat Emergency Alert Through 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 13
08/10/21 County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Issues Heat Emergency Alert Effective Noon, Wednesday, Aug. 11 through 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 12
07/29/21 Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich Helps Launch New $42 Million Public Safety Radio System That Will Improve First Responder and Resident Safety 
06/28/21 Montgomery County Urges Residents to take Precautions During Excessive Heat; Offers Tips on Surviving the Heat this Summer
06/01/21 Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Offers Tips to Prepare for the Summer Storm Season
05/17/21 Montgomery County Reminds Residents to Use Approved Containers for Transporting or Storing Gasoline
02/04/21 Montgomery County Executive Elrich Releases Reimagining Public Safety Task Force Report that Provides Recommendations to Address Racial and Social Injustices