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  • Parents of Students Entering Seventh Grade Reminded of New Immunization Requirements; Free Immunizations Available August 23 Parents of students entering seventh grade are reminded that new immunization requirements announced earlier this year require students to have one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services staff will provide free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming seventh-grade students at the Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) Back to School Fair on Saturday, August 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair will be held at MCPS’ Carver Educational Center, 850 Hungerford Dr., Rockville. Appointments are required and can be made online at . A parent or designated adult must be present with a parent-signed consent form at the time of the vaccination. For more information on immunizations, call the Montgomery County D ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • MC311 Now on Twitter; Latest Customer Survey of 1,000 Callers Shows High MC311 Customer Satisfaction Montgomery County’s 311 Customer Service Center has launched a new Twitter account that allows residents to get non-emergency County government information and request services via Twitter. The address is @311MC311 . Initially, tweets will be monitored Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Customers can now tweet MC311 with a question or request for service and will receive a response with the Service Request number and a time frame for a follow-up response for services handled by departments. Additionally, MC311 will tweet information about some of the most common topics coming into MC311. These include: Ride On Bus Real Time information; reporting a dead animal along the roadway; reporting a street light outage; and reporting a pothole on a County road. Individuals who don’t already have a Twitter account can go to , register for a free account an ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases
  • Montgomery County Unveils First Stages of Financial Transparency Suite Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today unveiled the first stage of a “financial transparency suite” -- a new County website that is already being adopted as a model by other jurisdictions. The website focuses on the County budget and includes an electronic budget book and an interactive feature that will allow County residents and businesses to better understand and navigate the budget. The website will be searchable, more user-friendly and accessible from mobile devices. Residents will be able to create their own analysis of County finances and develop charts or graphs that meet their needs. The electronic budget publication can be translated almost instantly into 90 different languages. “A clear and transparent government has been one of the hallmarks of my administration and this website is yet another step in that direction,” said Leggett. “We’re excited to provide another tool for residents to engage and stay inform ...more [Read More] Montgomery County, MD - Office of Public Information - Press Releases

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Montgomery County is Maryland's most populous jurisdiction and its most affluent. The County is located adjacent to the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., and includes 497 square miles of land area. The topography is rolling with small hills. Elevations range from 52 feet above sea level near the District Line to 850 feet in the northern portion of the County near Damascus. To help orient people unfamiliar with the County, a simple map is included on this Web site. Demographics (PDF) about the county are available from the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning CommissionLearn more.

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