Montgomery County to hold virtual press conference to provide update on COVID-19 mitigation efforts and recent mask recommendation

Montgomery County announced today that officials will hold a virtual press briefing to provide an update on COVID-19 mitigation efforts and discuss the latest masking recommendation for indoor public spaces. The press briefing is scheduled for Monday, August 16th at 10:00 a.m. You can watch it virtually on Facebook here.

It hasn’t held one of these in several months. On Friday, August 13th, the county announced that it recommends everyone wear masks indoors starting Monday, August 16th.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard shows that August 13th marks two weeks that the county has been in the substantial level of COVID-19 community transmission.