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    Montgomery County Reports 276 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths Over Seven Days

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the seven days July 29 to August 4, 2020. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Establishes Pretrial Services Unit to Implement Bail Reform

    The Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas announced the establishment of a Pretrial Services Unit, a significant component of the criminal justice bail reform movement. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 383 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death Over Seven Days

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the seven days July 22 to July 28, 2020. Three hundred eighty-three Additional Info...
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    Pennsylvania CareerLink® Montgomery County Will Move to a Newly Renovated Location In Norristown

    The Pennsylvania CareerLink® Montgomery County, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, is relocating from 1855 New Hope Street, Norristown, PA to a newly renovated location within the Human Services Center (HSC) at 1430 DeKalb Street Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 297 New COVID-19 Cases and Six Deaths Over Seven Days

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the seven days July 15 to July 21, 2020. Two hundred ninety-seven Additional Info...
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    RESTART Montco—New County Initiative Focuses on Planning to Help with Recovery from COVID-19

    RESTART Montco, developed by the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), looks at how planning can help our communities recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns due to restrictions and adjust to current reopening guidance. Additional Info...
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    “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning Starting July 19

    The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have issued a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Releases Guidance for Reopening Pre-K to 12 Schools for Fall 2020

    Montgomery County officials and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health in collaboration with Montgomery County school superintendents have developed general recommendations to support the prevention of the spread of coronavirus in the school Additional Info...
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    Montco Reports 227 New COVID-19 Cases and 11 Deaths Over Seven Days

    Montco officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 227 additional individuals tested positive for coronavirus, and 11 individuals died of COVID-19 for the seven-day period July 8 to July 14, 2020. Read on...
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    UPDATED COVID-19 Testing Site Information

    Updated requirements and New Norristown Site Hours! Read on...
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    Montco HHS Office of Children & Youth and Juvenile Probation to Hold Budget Hearing on Aug. 5

    The Montgomery County HHS Office of Children &Youth and the Juvenile Probation Office will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. to obtain input for the 2021-2022 Child Welfare Needs Based Plan and Budget. Read on...
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    IMPORTANT COVID-19 TESTING SITE UPDATES

    *UPDATED* Please read this important information about weather closings and updates to our COVID-19 testing sites. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Health and Human Services Partners with Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

    The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to provide Rent Relief Program (RRP) payments of up to $750 per month in rental assistance to low and moderate-income renters Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Announces Six COVID-19 Testing Site Locations

    Montgomery County officials announced the opening of six COVID-19 walk-up testing sites located throughout the County starting on Monday, July 6. Testing is open for anyone who needs or wants to be tested. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 29 New COVID-19 Cases and Two Deaths A Total Number of 8,348 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 29 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and two who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,348 cases and 799 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 117 New COVID-19 Cases and Six Deaths Over Three-Day Period

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the three-day period June 27 to June 29. One hundred seventeen (June 27: 66, June 28: 22, June 29: 29) Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 54 New COVID-19 Cases and One Death A Total Number of 8,207 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 54 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and one who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,207 cases and 791 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 38 New COVID-19 Cases and Five Deaths A Total Number of 8,105 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 38 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and five who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,105 cases and 790 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 27 New COVID-19 Cases and Four Deaths A Total Number of 8,067 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 27 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and four who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 8,067 cases and 785 deaths. Additional Info...
  20. Montgomery County Reports 28 New COVID-19 Cases and No Deaths

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 28 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and none who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,892 cases and 778 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Declares Juneteenth An Official Holiday All County Offices and Facilities

    Montgomery County offices and facilities will be closed to the public on Friday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration honoring the end of slavery in the United States. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 74 New COVID-19 Cases and Three Deaths A Total Number of 7,756 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 74 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and three individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,756 cases and 768 deaths. Additional Info...
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    “Talk. They Hear You®.” Campaign Encourages Parents to Have Conversations with Children

    The Montgomery County Department of Human Services’ Office of Drug and Alcohol, Family Services of Montgomery County, prevention-focused coalitions, and school districts throughout Montgomery County are collaborating to educate parents and caregivers Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 51 New COVID-19 Cases and 22 Deaths A Total Number of 7,637 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 51 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and 221 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,637 cases and 762 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Announces Survey Regarding Telehealth

    The Montgomery County Office of Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol is asking individuals who received behavioral health services and their families to share their feedback and experiences with using telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 74 New COVID-19 Cases and 15 Deaths, Expands Testing Criteria

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 74 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and 15 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,589 cases and 740 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Fifteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

    The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that fifteen projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue an exciting program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040 Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 64 New COVID-19 Cases and Four Deaths A Total Number of 7,285 Cases and 7

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 64 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and four individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 7,285 cases and 706 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Montco Reports 172 New COVID-19 Cases and 16 Deaths Over Three-Day Period

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported COVID-19 test results and deaths for the three-day period of May 30 to June 1. Read on...
  31. Montco Expands Election Day Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations for Primary Election on June 2

    Montgomery County is expanding the number of secure ballot drop-off boxes to help voters meet the 8 p.m. deadline for the June 2 Primary Election, adding five sites across the County, taking the total in the area to 10. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Reports 121 New COVID-19 Cases and 15 Deaths A Total Number of 6,432 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 121 additional individuals who tested positive for coronavirus and 15 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 6,432 cases and 581 deaths.
  33. Montgomery County Announces Five Secure Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations for June 2 Primary Election

    Montgomery County officials announced that five secure ballot drop-off boxes have been installed throughout the County to help voters meet the deadline for the June 2 Primary Election. Completed mail-in ballots and absentee ballots may be dropped off Additional Info...
  34. Montgomery County Announces Consolidated Polling Places for June 2 Primary Election

    Montgomery County officials announced the consolidation of its 352 polling locations for the June 2 primary election in response to poll worker and voter safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 149 New COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths A Total Number of 5,790 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 149 additional individuals who tested positive and eight individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 5,790 cases and 4741 deaths. Forty-nine of the Additional Info...
  36. Montgomery County Re-opens West Valley Green Bridge in Whitemarsh Township

    Montgomery County officials announced today that interim safety repairs on the West Valley Green Bridge over the Wissahickon Creek in Whitemarsh Township were completed on May 14, 2020. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 73 New COVID-19 Cases and Nine Deaths A Total Number of 5,010 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 73 additional individuals who tested positive and nine individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 5,010 cases and 414 deaths. Additional Info...
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    MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program Issues Additional $5 Million in Grant Funds

    Montgomery County officials announced today that an additional $5 million in economic development funds would be made available to provide grants to eligible small businesses for the second round of the MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 76 New COVID-19 Cases and 13 Deaths A Total Number of 4,385 Cases and 306

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 76 additional individuals who tested positive and 13 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 4,385 cases and 306 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Partners With Pennsylvania Harm Reduction

    The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Offices of Drug & Alcohol and Public Health has partnered with the Pennsylvania Harm Reduction Coalition to provide Montgomery County residents access to naloxone during the... Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 129 New COVID-19 Cases and 13 Deaths A Total Number of 3600 Cases and 207

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 129 additional individuals who tested positive and 13 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 3600 cases and 207 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 93 New COVID-19 Cases and Five Deaths A Total Number of 3474 Cases and 194

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 93 additional individuals who tested positive and five individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 3474 cases and 194 deaths. Additional Info...
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    MontcoPA COVID-19 Response Fund Awards $212K to Nonprofits for Relief Efforts

    Montgomery County officials in partnership with local donors today are announcing that $212,000 has been awarded to 63 nonprofit organizations through the MontCoPA COVID-19 Response Fund. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 116 New COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 116 additional individuals who tested positive and eight individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 2739 cases and 155 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 201 New COVID-19 Cases and 12 Deaths A Total Number of 2623 Cases and 147

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 201 additional individuals who tested positive and 12 individuals who died of COVID-19 bringing the countywide total to 2623 cases and 147 deaths. Additional Info...
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    New Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in Montgomery County

    On Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 10am, a new drive-through Testing location will open on the Central Campus of the Montgomery County Community College in Whitpain Township. The site will provide self swab COVID-19 testing, by appointment only. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Partners with Real Time Medical Systems to Detect Nursing Facility COVID-19 Cases

    Montgomery County, PA, has teamed up with Real Time Medical Systems to provide 24/7 electronic Infectious Disease Surveillance of nursing facilities in the county, who have volunteered to share their data. The cloud-based software pulls data Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 120 New COVID-19 Cases Including Six Deaths A Total Number of 1815 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 120 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 1815 cases and 68 deaths. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 101 New COVID-19 Cases Including Four Deaths A Total Number of 989 Cases H

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 101 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 989 cases. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 110 New COVID-19 Cases Including Three Deaths A Total Number of 888 Cases

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 110 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 888 cases. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Reports 27 New COVID-19 Cases Total Number of Cases are 431

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported 27 additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 431 cases. Additional Info...
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    Fifth Coronavirus Death Reported in Montgomery County 33 New Cases Reported, Total Cases is 404

    Montgomery County officials today reported the fifth death from COVID-19. The 61-year-old female, who resided in the Municipality of Norristown, died on March 27, 2020. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County and Local Partners Announce COVID-19 Response Fund to Support Local Relief Efforts

    Montgomery County officials in partnership with local donors announced today the launch of the MontcoPA COVID-19 Response Fund to support local relief efforts in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Financial contributions will exclusively assist community Additional Info...
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    First Coronavirus Death Reported in Montgomery County 33 New Cases Reported, Total Cases is 110

    Montgomery County officials today reported the first death from COVID-19. The 72-year-old male, who resided in Abington Township and had been hospitalized for several days, died on March 21, 2020. Additional Info...
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    Nine More COVID-19 Cases Reported in Montgomery County

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported nine additional individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 77 cases. Additional Info...
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    PA CareerLink® Montgomery County Closed In Response to COVID-19 Concerns

    Due to the COVID-19 recommended response protocol of social distancing, PA CareerLink® Montgomery County, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, will be closed to the public with plans to reopen Monday, March 30. Additional Info...
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    Four More Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported in Montgomery County Total Number of Montgome

    Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) today reported four additional individuals diagnosed presumptive positive with COVID-19, bringing the countywide total to 24 cases. Additional Info...
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    Montco Announces Two Additional Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

    Norristown, PA (March 8, 2020) – Montgomery County officials announced two additional presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Montgomery County today. There are now a total number of four COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. Read on...
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    Montco Issues Emergency Declaration and Update on Two Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

    Norristown, PA (March 8, 2020) – Montgomery County officials and the Office of Public Health (OPH) provided an update on the two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and signed a Declaration of Disaster Emergency. Additional Info...
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    Montco Commerce Cancels Manu-Fest Due to Coronavirus Concerns

    Norristown, PA (February 7, 2020) – The Montgomery County Commerce Department has determined that in light of events that are rapidly evolving related to COVID-19, Manu-Fest and More 2020 will not go ahead as planned on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Read on
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    Montco Health and Human Services To Host Town Hall Meetings on Draft Strategic Plan

    The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host six Town Hall Meetings facilitated by Public Consulting Group (PCG) to present the draft Health and Human Services Strategic Plan and gather feedback. Read On...
  63. Cash Bail Reform Statement from Montgomery County

    We have received questions from individuals and organizations regarding Montgomery County's commitment to cash bail reform and to the Public Defender's office. Read On...
  64. Commerce Department Launches New Montco Site Select Initiative

    The Montgomery County Commerce Department is proud to announce the launch of Montco Site Select, a new initiative to help businesses looking for locations connect with those that have available buildings and land for sale or lease in Montgomery County. Additional Info...
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    Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 27 through March 1

    The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 9 p.m. and ending on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at 9 a.m. During this time, either the temperature or the wind chill is expected to be Read On...
  66. Montgomery County Announces New Leadership at Public Defender's Office

    Effective immediately, the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office will be led by Carol Sweeney and Greg Nester, who will serve as co-chief deputy public defenders going forward. Additional Info...
  67. Montgomery County Celebrates Accomplishments of African-Americans During Black History Program

    Montgomery County residents are invited to attend the annual Black History Program hosted by the Montgomery County Black History Month Committee on Wed., Feb. 26, 2020 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Human Services Center, 1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown. Additional Info...
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    Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 20 through February 22

    The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service. Read On...
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    ManuFest & More 2020 - Explore Careers with Area Manufacturers and Trades

    Students, parents and educators from across Bucks and Montgomery counties will gather at ManuFest and More 2020 on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to learn about in-demand employment sectors for the next workforce generation in manufacturing and trades. Read on ...
  70. Montgomery County Coronavirus Preparations and Activities

    The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is working closely with the Philadelphia and state Departments of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor developments surrounding the respiratory outbreak first detected in Read On...
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    Montco Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 23, 2020

    The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, are extending the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency issued last week for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Read On...
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    Census Hiring Event in Norristown on Jan. 23 - Positions pay up to $27 per hour

    Looking for part-time work with flexible hours and a way to help your community? The Norristown Area Census Office will conduct a recruitment event on January 23, 2020, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Montgomery County OIC, 1101 Arch Street, Norristown, PA Read On...
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    Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 16, 2020

    The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service. Read On...
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    Montco HHS Announces Grand Opening of Montco Recovery Community Center

    The open house will take place on Thursday, January 16, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 601 DeKalb St., Suite 1, Norristown, PA 19401, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place at 1:30 p.m. Read on...
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    Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 8, 2020

    The “Code Blue” Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 4 p.m. and ending on Friday, January 10, 2020, at 8 a.m. Read On...
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    Montco Commissioners, Row Officers Sworn In

    The three Montgomery County Commissioners and Row Officers were sworn in on January 6, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., with President Judge Thomas M. DelRiccci presiding. The ceremony took place at the Kaleidoscope Theatre at Ursinus College in Collegeville. Read on...
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