November 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Clinics Will Begin Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations Thursday 

Montgomery County-run clinics will begin COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 on Thursday, leaders said during a virtual briefing Wednesday. Appointments should become available on the county’s online COVID-19 portal by the end of the day Wednesday, County Public Health Emergency Preparedness Manager Sean O’Donnell said. The website also lists local providers offering the vaccine […]

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May 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County, State Making it Quicker, Easier to Get Vaccinated

Those frustrating days of repeated calling and internet clicking for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment are winding down now that more places are offering the shots. And many are welcoming walk-ins without appointments. Click here for a list of vaccination clinics throughout the state. This includes mass vaccination sites throughout Maryland, Montgomery County sites, pharmacies and […]

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April 6, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Residentes de Maryland Mayores de 16 Años son Elegibles para Vacunarse

A partir del martes, todos los residentes de Maryland mayores de 16 años serán elegibles para recibir la vacuna COVID-19 en los sitios de vacunación masiva del estado, anunció el gobernador Larry Hogan durante una conferencia de prensa, el lunes. Hogan dijo que para el 12 de abril, los residentes mayores de 16 años serán […]

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April 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Starting Tuesday, Marylanders 16+ Are Eligible for Vaccine at Mass Vaccination Sites

Beginning Tuesday, all Marylanders ages 16+ will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine at the state’s mass vaccination sites, Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a press conference Monday. Hogan said that by April 12, residents 16+ will be eligible through all vaccine providers in the state. He noted that those ages 16-17 can only be […]

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March 30, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Vaccine Eligibility Expands to Include Residents 16+ with Underlying Conditions

On Tuesday, Maryland entered COVID-19 vaccine Phase 2B, expanding eligibility to residents ages 16+ with underlying medical conditions that increase their risk for severe COVID-19, as well as other groups. The state directs residents to a CDC webpage that lists which conditions can lead adults of any age to be more likely severely ill from […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

New School Board Appointments Include Damascus Principal

The Montgomery County Board of Education made new Montgomery County Public Schools leadership appointments, including confirming Kevin Yates as the new principal of Damascus High School. Yates, who was previously the principal intern at Julius West Middle School, started serving as the acting principal of Damascus on May 13. He was immediately appointed to the […]

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February 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Volunteer Center Offers Free Tax Preparation Assistance

The Volunteer Center’s RSVP/AARP Tax-Aide Program provides free tax preparation assistance for low-to-moderate income taxpayers, who live or work in Montgomery County. Special attention is given to those age 60 and older and appointments are being scheduled now. According to a Montgomery County news release, the Tax-Aide program has more than 100 volunteers who are […]

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July 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Announces New Appointments

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today announced three senior appointments within his administration. Walter F. “Pete” Landon, a retired Maryland State Police lieutenant colonel, has been appointed the new director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security (GOHS). Landon worked for 30 years for the Maryland State Police (MSP), where he served in almost every discipline […]

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June 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

MCPS Administrative Appointments

The Montgomery County Board of Education recently made the following administrative appointments: Andrew M. Zuckerman, currently acting chief operating officer, as chief operating officer Benjamin T. OuYang, currently principal, Parkland Middle School, as director, Department of Career Readiness and Innovative Programs, Office of Curriculum and Instructional Programs Tamisha L. Sampson, currently principal, Sargent Shriver Elementary […]

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December 30, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Governor-elect Hogan Announces Four More Senior Administration Officials

Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan announced four senior administration officials at a news conference on Dec. 30. “All four individuals bring a wealth of experience to their respective roles,” said Governor-elect Hogan. “I am pleased to have them as a part of the team.” The appointments include: -Maryland Insurance Commissioner: Al Redmer, Jr. Redmer is managing […]

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