Stay safe and healthy

Stay safe and healthy

Closures and updates on novel corona virus/COVID-19
County Executive Marc Elrich announced yesterday that based on the state school superintendent’s guidance, all public schools will be closed March 16-27. (MCPS officials expect to announce plans for makeup days on Tuesday, March 17.) 
Other closures are as follows:

  • County recreation centers and programs will be cancelled beginning March 16.
  • County senior centers are closed and programs cancelled until further notice. 
  • Montgomery County public libraries will be closed March 16 through March 27. Inter-library loan services will be suspended through March 30. 
  • Montgomery Parks programs and indoor facilities will close from March 16 through March 31.
  • No classes, programs or activities in rooms at regional services centers (including ours) reserved through the Community Use of Public Facilities office, from March 14 through March 31.

Effective immediately, Montgomery County will follow the Governor’s order of a limit of no more than 250 people at any public gathering.
Effective Monday, March 16, county government employees who can will telework..

For information, including COVID-19 videos and more, visit the county website and monitor the county’s social media for breaking news and other updates.

Stay safe and healthy in the Pike District!

Amy Ginsburg


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