November 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Officials Want Pediatric Vaccines Shifted to Partners Who ‘Are Distributing The Doses’

About half of pediatric COVID-19 vaccines distributed to providers in week one in Montgomery County have not been administered, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Earl Stoddard said during a virtual media briefing Wednesday. “The collective county received roughly 39,000 doses to the county, roughly 19,700 have been distributed, which means that 50% of the doses […]

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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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March 22, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Moderna Begins First Phase of Vaccine Trials on Children

The first pediatric subjects of Moderna’s Phase 2/3 study have been vaccinated, according to the company in a recent press release. The study, which is also called the KidCOVE study, features the effectiveness of the company’s vaccine against COVID-19 in children ages six months to 11 years old. There will be approximately 6,750 participants from […]

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February 22, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County to Host Online Conversation on Pediatric Wellness Feb. 24

An online conversation focused on pediatric wellness in the time of COVID-19 will be held Feb. 24 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event will be free to the public, according to a recent press release. The event is part of a series, Wellness Community Events: Healing and Holding On – One Conversation at […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

The Children’s Inn Makes a Difference for Many (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to many top-notched hospitals and medical facilities. There is one in Bethesda that is in a league of its own. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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