5 things to know today, November 8, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, November 8, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Council press briefing: Board Chair Tom Hucker and Vice Chair Gabe Albornoz to hold virtual session press conference today at 11:30 a.m. to present a bill to create an early childhood care and education coordination entity. A public health update will be provided by Sean O’Donnell. The briefing will be broadcast on the The Council’s Facebook page here.

2. Vaccinations for children: COVID-19 vaccinations for 5-11 year olds began Thursday in Montgomery County. Currently, the vaccine supply is limited and appointments are required. Pharmacies, private doctors and county clinics offer the vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccination in progress for 5-11 year olds

3. Municipal Monday: Kensington Mayor and City Council meet virtually 7-8 p.m. on Zoom. The the meeting agenda is available here. Rockville Mayor and Council meet virtually at 7 p.m. with a full agenda.

4. Collection of leaves: The annual county leaf vacuum starts today and the schedule is posted online. The county collects leaves from an area bounded by I-495; the limits of the town of Rockville; Norbeck, Bel Pré and route de Bonifant; Northwest Branch Park; and the DC and PG county lines.

5. Montgomery County Recreation: Winter registration is now available for County Park and Recreation courses and programs. The winter guide is available online.

And as a reminder to our loyal readers …Find the latest updates on coronavirus news in Montgomery County here.

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