F45 Training Fitness Studio to Open on Georgia Avenue

An F45 Training fitness studio will open on the ground floor of Solaire 8250 on Georgia Avenue later this year, according to the company’s website. The company focuses on offering group workouts that primarily consist of high-intensity interval training, circuit training, and functional training.

60% of Residents Receive At Least One Dose of Vaccine, Triggering Next Phase of Reopening

Dr. Travis Gayles officially informed the County Council yesterday that the county had reached the mark of 60% of the population with a least one dose of vaccine, triggering the second phase of reopening the county. The County Council will today consider and vote on a Sixth Amended Board of Health Regulation to formalize the changes in pandemic restrictions.

Council to Hold Hearing, Vote on Proposal to Create Automatic Triggers for Reopening

The County Council is planning an introduction, public hearing and vote next week on a revised Board of Health regulation that would add automatic triggers for reopening the county based on the percentage of residents receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. The proposal would amend the current regulation to add three phases of reopening based on the percentages reported by the county’s health officer to the Board of Health.

AAHP Adds Two Videos Featuring Local Media Personalities to COVID-19 Campaign

The African American Health Program has released two additional videos, each featuring a local media personality, in its campaign to urge the African American community to get tested for COVID-19. Comedian and WPGC 95.5-FM host Joe Clair along with Fox 5 Morning News anchor (and county resident) Wisdom Martin both talk about the need to “Don’t Stress, Take the Test,” the campaign’s tagline.

AAHP Releases New Video in COVID-19 Campaign

The African American Health Program has released a new video in its campaign to urge the African American community to get tested for COVID-19. The new video features county resident and Vietnam War veteran Dr. Raphael Gray, who sees a parallel between that war and the current pandemic.

Governor Announces All Residents 16 and Older Now Eligible for Vaccinations at State Mass Sites

All Maryland residents aged 16 and older are eligible as of today (April 6) for a COVID-19 vaccination at the state’s mass vaccination sites, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced yesterday. In addition, the governor said that all residents 16 and older will be eligible to receive a vaccine from all providers, such as pharmacies and hospitals, as of Monday, April 12.

Adventist HealthCare Teams with Two Organizations to Offer Vaccinations to Latino Community

Adventist HealthCare has formed a partnership with CASA and the Latino Health Initiative to vaccinate 600 Montgomery and Prince George’s county Latinos per week at its Takoma Park facility, officials with the groups announced. CASA will sign up 300 Prince George’s County residents, while “Our Health and Wellness” initiative (“Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar,”) will include 300 from Montgomery County.