Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Tag Archives: coronavirus

Covid-19 Updates

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Courtesy of Delegate Marc Korman, here are the latest Covid-19 statistics for the Pike District, or at least most of it.

According to the Maryland Coronavirus Dashboard: COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases: 19,487 (Up 906 cases from previous day)
Number of negative test results: 85,489    
Number of confirmed deaths: 858 (Up 31 from previous day)
Number of probable deaths: 87
Currently hospitalized: 1,513 (Up 50 from the previous day)
Acute care: 978
Intensive care: 535
Ever hospitalized: 4,101
Released from isolation: 1,263

COUNTY
Montgomery
CASES
3,843
DEATHS
(190)
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I don’t know about you, but I need a couple of cheery, funny songs today.

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Enjoy these songs to make you smile on yet another Monday spent at home. Even though it’s crucial that we stay home, I am hardly eager to suffer through another Zoom meeting, wear my sad hand-sewn homemade mask, or play any more hands of gin rummy. But that’s exactly what I’ll do until we crush the curve.

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Filing for Unemployment?

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The Maryland Labor’s Unemployment Insurance Claim Center hours have been further extended to 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. They encourage Marylanders to file their claim online or by phone using the new system outlined below.

You can find more information at https://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/unemployment.shtml

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Which Restaurants and Retail are Still Open in the Pike District?

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Here’s a great list of Pike District restaurants that are open for delivery or curbside delivery. Despite the shelter-in-place order, you can get your fix of pretty much any one of your favorite cuisines in the White Flint area. (All while helping these restaurants stay in business.)

And if you want to know if a White Flint/Pike District store is open, visit this list on pikedistrict.org.

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Helping Employers Keep the Lights On

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From Councilmember Friedson’s Office:

The Council yesterday approved a $20 million Public Health Emergency Grant Fund to help local businesses and nonprofits pay employees and operating costs during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Over the last week, we worked collaboratively with the County Executive and his staff throughout the process and have every expectation that they will be able to implement the Grant Program as quickly as possible, so our local employers can get the support they desperately need.…

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Governor Hogan Institutes Shelter in Place

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Governor Hogan yesterday directed all Marylanders to shelter-in-place as of 8 pm yesterday. What does that mean? Basically, unless you need to get essential food, medicine, medical care, or a few other goods and services, you need to stay home. Short walks or bike rides with a household member are also permitted.

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Strathmore can entertain you during your home stay

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Please also keep a close eye on Strathmore’s Facebook page as the central home for live and recorded video content to brighten your days of social distancing. 

Join Strathmore on their Facebook page for their Live from the Living Room series! Catch short, uplifting performances every Wednesday at 7:30pm from their talented AIR artists.…

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Some Coronavirus Songs to Make you Smile

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Adversity clearly brings out the creative genius in many people.  Enjoy this selection of Covid-19 songs to brighten your day and fill some time as you shelter in place.

We’re All Home Bound

“Stayin’ Inside” – Corona Virus Bee Gees Parody 

My Corona Home – (“Kokomo” Parody Song)

What the World Needs Now – for Virtual Orchestra

“U CAN’T TOUCH THIS” – COVID 19 Edition – Made Entirely With Healthcare Products

Coronavirus Rhapsody 

One Day More – A Quarantined #BroadwayLipSync 

The Broadway Coronavirus Medley 

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Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Programs for Businesses

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Do you own a small business? Here are some Maryland funding resources that you might find helpful as we make our way through the coronavirus pandemic.

Maryland has authorized $130 million in loan and grant funding for small businesses and manufacturers that have been negatively impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). This emergency assistance provides interim relief and proceeds that can be used to pay cash operating expenses including payroll, suppliers, rent, fixed debt payments and other mission critical cash operating costs.…

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Hungry? Here are the Pike District restaurants offering curbside pickup and/or delivery.

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Courtesy of Bethesda Beat

City Perch
www.cityperch.com; (301) 231-2310
Open: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., daily
Delivery: Carryout only
Details: Regular menu

Fogo de Chao
www.fogodechao.com/location/bethesda; (301) 841-9200
Open: Monday and Tuesday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.
Delivery: Carryout only
Details: Regular menu

Jinya
https://jinya-ramenbar.com

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