State athletic association details second-semester plan for high school sports

State athletic association details second-semester plan for high school sports

Plus: Maryland State Board of Elections corrects U.S. Postal Service info on voting by mail; Free COVID-19 testing this week in Montgomery County

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State athletic association details second-semester plan for high school sports

The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association has released its “Roadmap for Return to Interscholastic Athletics and Extracurricular Activities” detailing a two-semester plan for high school sports.

The MPSSAA decided that during the second semester, which begins Feb. 1, 2021, and ends June 19, competitions will be allowed and seasons will operate on a new schedule. [Montgomery Community Media]

Maryland State Board of Elections corrects U.S. Postal Service info on voting by mail

The Maryland State Board of Elections is raising a warning over information that the U.S. Postal Service sent nationwide, which provides general guidance for those who choose to vote by mail.

The state board said there are inconsistencies between what the USPS mailer recommends and Maryland procedures for voting by mail. [WTOP]

Free COVID-19 testing this week in Montgomery County

Montgomery County is offering free walk-in and drive-thru coronavirus testing at a number of sites this week.

No doctor’s order is required and no appointments are needed. County officials ask that symptomatic residents call the Testing Helpline at 240-777-1755 for assistance. [Patch]

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