County to hold town hall about monkeypox

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services will host a virtual town hall meeting about monkeypox, beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 22.

The panelists will provide an update on the current monkeypox situation in Montgomery County and Maryland, as well as share information on the county’s monkeypox vaccine program and answer questions about prevention and treatment. [Patch]

MCPS offers hiring incentive for some teachers

Montgomery County Public Schools is offering a $2,750 hiring bonus to new special education teachers for this school year. MCPS reached an agreement with the teacher’s union to allow the bonus as the district struggles to recruit staff prior to the first day of school. [MCM]

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