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Posted on: May 23, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 121 New COVID-19 Cases and 15 Deaths A Total Number of 6,432 Cases

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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.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

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

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

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.

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 149 New COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths A Total Number of 5,790 Cases

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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

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

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.

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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 73 New COVID-19 Cases and Nine Deaths A Total Number of 5,010 Cases

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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.

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program Issues Additional $5 Million in Grant Funds

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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.

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Posted on: May 2, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 76 New COVID-19 Cases and 13 Deaths A Total Number of 4,385 Cases and 306

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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.

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Partners With Pennsylvania Harm Reduction

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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...

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Posted on: April 26, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 129 New COVID-19 Cases and 13 Deaths A Total Number of 3600 Cases and 207

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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.

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Posted on: April 25, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 93 New COVID-19 Cases and Five Deaths A Total Number of 3474 Cases and 194

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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.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

MontcoPA COVID-19 Response Fund Awards $212K to Nonprofits for Relief Efforts

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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.

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Posted on: April 19, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 116 New COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths

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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.

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Posted on: April 18, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 201 New COVID-19 Cases and 12 Deaths A Total Number of 2623 Cases and 147

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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.

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

New Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in Montgomery County

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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.

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Montgomery County Partners with Real Time Medical Systems to Detect Nursing Facility COVID-19 Cases

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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

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 120 New COVID-19 Cases Including Six Deaths A Total Number of 1815 Cases

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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.

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Posted on: April 5, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 101 New COVID-19 Cases Including Four Deaths A Total Number of 989 Cases H

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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.

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 110 New COVID-19 Cases Including Three Deaths A Total Number of 888 Cases

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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.

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Montgomery County Reports 27 New COVID-19 Cases Total Number of Cases are 431

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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.

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Fifth Coronavirus Death Reported in Montgomery County 33 New Cases Reported, Total Cases is 404

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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.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Montgomery County and Local Partners Announce COVID-19 Response Fund to Support Local Relief Efforts

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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

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

First Coronavirus Death Reported in Montgomery County 33 New Cases Reported, Total Cases is 110

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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.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Nine More COVID-19 Cases Reported in Montgomery County

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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.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

PA CareerLink® Montgomery County Closed In Response to COVID-19 Concerns

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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.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Four More Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported in Montgomery County Total Number of Montgome

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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.

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Posted on: March 8, 2020

Montco Announces Two Additional Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

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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.

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Posted on: March 8, 2020

Montco Issues Emergency Declaration and Update on Two Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases

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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.

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Posted on: March 7, 2020

Montco Commerce Cancels Manu-Fest Due to Coronavirus Concerns

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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.

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Montco Health and Human Services To Host Town Hall Meetings on Draft Strategic Plan

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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.

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

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.

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

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.

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 27 through March 1

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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

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

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.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

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.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for February 20 through February 22

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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.

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

ManuFest & More 2020 - Explore Careers with Area Manufacturers and Trades

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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.

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

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

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Montco Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 23, 2020

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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

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Census Hiring Event in Norristown on Jan. 23 - Positions pay up to $27 per hour

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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

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 16, 2020

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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.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Montco HHS Announces Grand Opening of Montco Recovery Community Center

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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.

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Montco Issues “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration for January 8, 2020

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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.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Montco Commissioners, Row Officers Sworn In

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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.

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