The Mayo Clinic says that Ivermectin, an anti-parasitic medication touted as a cure for COVID-19, is not approved by the FDA, and "Taking large doses of this drug can cause serious harm. Don't use medications intended for animals on yourself."
CDC analysis estimates 83% of US blood donors have either been vaccinated or previously infected
A limited number of flu vaccinations are available at no cost for currently enrolled MC students. September 20: 10am-12pm TPSS Campus;
September 27: 2-4pm Rockville Campus; and September 28: 2-4pm Germantown Campus. Registration required at: bit.ly/mcshawflu21
The City of Rockville will host an evening of remembrance on Monday, Sept 13 for National Recovery Month to bring awareness to the national opioid crisis and to signal hope for recovery. Circuit Court Judge Debra Dwyer of the Adult Drug Court Program will be the keynote speaker. For more information visit
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for adolescents 12 to 15 years of age. All Marylanders 12 and older are eligible for vaccination. Schedule an appointment at a pharmacy, hospital or local health department near you.
The Montgomery College Rockville Campus is hosting a coronavirus vaccination & testing site at the South Campus Instructional Building (SB). The clinic is open 9am-6pm, 7 days a week for both walk-ins & appointments
COVID-19 has deeply impacted many families in the County. The MCPS Educational Foundation, the County Council of PTAs volunteer network, and MCPS are asking our very giving community to support the Families Helping Families campaign. Funds donated will be exchanged for gifts cards and distributed.
Returning to Work FAQs: Do you have questions about your rights related to safety and privacy for when you return to work after the COVID-19 pandemic? Visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for guidance on what employers can and can’t do to ensure the health and safety of their workforce.
CovidCONNECT is a free online forum for those who tested positive for COVID-19. It's a place for those who have recovered — or who are in the process of recovering — from their illness. You can promote action and find support on CovidCONNECT — share your recovery story, learn about research opportunities, find mental health resources and more. CovidCONNECT: health.maryland.gov/covidconnect/Pages/Home.aspx
Montgomery County has introduced a new COVID-19 data dashboard. The dashboard provides information on hospitalizations, the number of patients in intensive care units (ICU), and the number of ventilators in use, as well as previously available information regarding the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths.