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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Reporting suspected elder abuse is your job.  Determining suspected abuse and taking action is the job of a social worker, officer, or other qualified professional.  If you suspect it, report it.       

MoCo’s 1st Mass Vaccination Site Opening Tomorrow!

MoCo gets its first mass vax clinic @ at Montgomery College-Germantown.   It will open with County resources on Wednesday, March 31, and transition to a State-run mass vaccination site the week of April 5.  To pre-register for vaccination at a mass vax site, go to https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/vaccine or call 1-855-MD-GOVAX (1-855-634-6829)

Virtual Volunteer Recognition Event — April 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Volunteers! We want to sing from the hilltops how much we appreciate everything you do for our area seniors and Senior Connection.      As COVID prohibits us from doing this in person, please consider joining our Virtual Volunteer Recognition party on Thursday, April 22, 2021, @ 7:00 pm.    We look forward to acknowledging our… Read More

Essential Info for MoCo’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout & Appts.

Essential COVID-19 Vax Info:  We understand that there is a great deal of confusion and frustration surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine in Maryland and Montgomery County.  Every day, Montgomery County is refining its vaccine distribution process.  Please remember, this is still an evolving situation in all regards, and vaccine doses are controlled by the federal government…. Read More

Maryland Vaccine Hunters

Maryland Vaccine Hunters FB group is comprised of 76+ thousand people that was created to assist Marylanders disseminate confusing COVID-19 vax information and make vaccine appointments for those having trouble.  The FB group curates crowdsourced vaccine availability information and pairs those in need with tech-savvy volunteers, who help book vaccination appointments.  Please consider joining the… Read More

#MaskUpMoCo!

#MaskUpMoCo!  It is essential that everyone do their part to prevent the continued spread of COVID-19.  This is done by wearing a mask properly, maintaining 6 feet social distancing, limiting indoor gatherings to 10 or less, and limiting the amount of time spent indoors at a gathering.       #MaskUpMoCo initiative aims to improve and… Read More

Introducing: HIP — Montgomery County’s Home Sharing Program

Housing Initiative Partnership (HIP), a nonprofit housing developer and counseling agency, is launching a Home Sharing Program in Montgomery County, beginning  December 1, 2020. The goal is to successfully identify and match renters who are seeking affordable housing options with homeowners who have attractive and safe spare bedrooms in their homes, or Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)… Read More

MoCo’s New Flash Bus Service!

Watch the Flash Launch event live on Twitter @MCDOTNow starting at 10:30 a.m on 10/14 Flash is a new bus service that gets you where you need to go quickly. It operates on Colesville Road/ Columbia Pike (US 29) and Lockwood Drive, with destinations including downtown Silver Spring, Four Corners, White Oak, Fairland, and Burtonsville. With Flash,… Read More