Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 5, in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1.Vote-By-Mail Ballot Canvassing Continues: The Montgomery County Board of Elections will resume processing remaining Vote-by-Mail ballots today at 1:30 p.m. The process continues after Election Day, with each day’s results added to the previous day’s total until all ballots are counted. Click here to view the canvass live stream schedule.

2. County Council Session: Starting at 11:00 a.m., The Montgomery County Council will introduce, hold a public hearing, and vote on an Executive Order regarding the COVID-19 Local Order that provides updated guidelines in several areas. One key area that the updated order addresses is the capacity limit for childcare facilities. Click here for more details.


3. Free COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available at seven locations throughout Montgomery County today. Click here for more details.


4. Local COVID-19 Update: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich gave important COVID-19 updates during a virtual media briefing on Wednesday. Key topics include newly updated restrictions to help prevent the spread of the virus. Watch the briefing here.

5. Senior Planet Montgomery: Senior Planet Montgomery continues to offer free Zoom classes to senior residents. Today’s classes include “Morning Stretch” and “Introduction to Social Media.”

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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