As many know, older adults and those with underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19. If you’d like to learn more about this topic and how to protect yourself/others, then put this Zoom call – COVID-19: It’s Complicated (especially for older adults) – on your calendar and join on August 8th for the helpful conversation.
PGCPS recently shared its reopening plan for Fall 2020. We’re sharing links to this draft plan (in English, Spanish and French) as well as a note to let you know that the Board of Education is having a meeting this Thursday to review and approve this draft plan. So, if you’ve got questions, concerns or feedback, now’s the time to share them with your School Board Member(s), Dr. Goldson, your principal and your PTA/O president. Giddy-up!
In case you didn’t know, Prince George’s County Department of Health now offers free COVID-19 testing throughout the county – including 5 locations near the Route 1 corridor. You don’t need an appointment nor a doctor’s note for testing at these sites – and they can accommodate drive-through and walk-up testing for those with or without symptoms.
Hyattsville’s Mall at Prince George’s is reopening starting Tuesday, June 30th. Limited hours and accessibility. And wear your face mask!
Yahoo! PGCMLS will be reopening soon! Specifically, the library will be reopen in four phases, with the first phase being curbside service beginning July 21st. Read on for more information on this great news!
What do you know about Lakeland, a historically significant and tight-knit African American community in College Park? Did you know that this community fought to see their children education in their community – and many lost their homes when the Prince George’s County School Board decided to build a new school on land occupied by houses, including that of Maxine Gross’s grandmother? When asked about it, “my grandmother said she could build another house; children should be educated in their own community.” More from Maxine and Lakeland here.