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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Updated 2/26/2021 - COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Updated:  2/26/2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Link to County’s Feb. 25 Town Hall; Registration for Priority Groups 1A, 1B & 1C; Links to Information from Montgomery County and Updates from the State of Maryland

If you missed the county’s February 25 Town Hall regarding COVID-19 vaccine administration, visit https://youtu.be/Vm8vOnTuXcQ to watch a recording of the presentation.

 

A group of local teachers calling themselves, Vaccine Hunters, have compiled a database in Google Docs with vaccine clinic information for those 75 and older. To access the Google Doc, visit:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1tZbUxu4mSZULmLNC18p_PjlYGFIr26O9EDxrN5BALxY/edit?fbclid=IwAR1u8sD0k5AC-mRpSYspeDC8rpm-SLHChG2rPNhYNFjhfOBEZh5Byi6xqQc#gid=0

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY INFORMATION

 

Registration for those who live or work in Montgomery County Who qualify in Groups 1A, 1B and 1C: 

The county’s preregistration is open to all who qualify in Groups 1A, 1B and 1C who live or work in the county.  See the below graphic to understand who falls within these Priority Groups.  

Qualified individuals must preregister before being able to make an appointment once doses become available.  As the county receives more vaccine from the Maryland Department of Health, registered individuals will be contacted to schedule an appointment.

 

Click on the following link for information regarding Montgomery County’s expanded vaccine preregistration and phone preregistration: 

https://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgportalapps/Press_Detail.aspx?Item_ID=33700

 

County Vaccination Information Website:  To visit Montgomery County’s vaccination webpage, containing local-level information regarding vaccine administration, and a weekly summary of the number of vaccinations received by the county from the state, visit:

https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/vaccine/

 

County Vaccine Text/Email Alerts:  Montgomery County residents can sign up for email and text alerts with vaccine updates at:

https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/MDMONTGOMERY/subscriber/new?topic_id=MDMONTGOMERY_437

Beware of vaccine scams: See the press release from the county’s Office of Consumer Protection regarding vaccination-related scams: https://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgportalapps/Press_Detail.aspx?Item_ID=33767


STATE OF MARYLAND INFORMATION

The State has opened mass vaccination sites to serve eligible residents at the Baltimore Convention Center & M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, and at Six Flags America in Prince George’s County. Visit https://massvax.maryland.gov/ to request a vaccination appointment at one of these mass vaccination clinics.

A telephone-based support line is available for residents without Internet access who require assistance finding providers and making appointments for mass vaccination sites. The COVID-19 Vaccination Support Center—available at 1-855-MDGOVAX (1-855-634-6829)—is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The state continues to expand the distribution network for COVID-19 vaccines, including hospitals, county health departments, and neighborhood pharmacies. Use covidvax.maryland.gov to find a provider near you or call 211 for assistance. Vaccinations are by appointment only, and some providers may allow you to pre-register.

Retail pharmacies are now providing vaccinations at locations across the state.  To access scheduling information through the state’s website (search by zip code), visit: https://maryland.maps.arcgis.com/apps/instant/nearby/index.html?appid=0dbfb100676346ed9758be319ab3f40c 

 

For the latest statewide vaccine information, visit Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine webpage at:  

https://covidlink.maryland.gov/content/vaccine/

 

Updated Vaccine Pyramid


Updated:  2/19/2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information
New Vaccine Information Resources; Registration for Priority Groups 1A, 1B & 1C; Links to Information from Montgomery County and Updates from the State of Maryland

Maryland District 16 Delegate Ariana Kelly is circulating a weekly summary of useful vaccine information.  To view last week’s email and to sign-up for the weekly emails, visit:  

MONTGOMERY COUNTY INFORMATION

 

Registration for those who live or work in Montgomery County Who qualify in Groups 1A, 1B and 1C: 

The county’s preregistration is open to all who qualify in Groups 1A, 1B and 1C who live or work in the county.  See the below graphic to understand who falls within these Priority Groups. 

Qualified individuals must preregister before being able to make an appointment once doses become available.  As the county receives more vaccine from the Maryland Department of Health, registered individuals will be contacted to schedule an appointment.

 

Click on the following link for information regarding Montgomery County’s expanded vaccine preregistration and phone preregistration: 

https://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgportalapps/Press_Detail.aspx?Item_ID=33700

 

County Vaccination Information Website:  To visit Montgomery County’s vaccination webpage, containing local-level information regarding vaccine administration, and a weekly summary of the number of vaccinations received by the county from the state, visit:

https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/vaccine/

 

County Vaccine Text/Email Alerts:  Montgomery County residents can sign up for email and text alerts with vaccine updates at:

https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/MDMONTGOMERY/subscriber/new?topic_id=MDMONTGOMERY_437


STATE OF MARYLAND INFORMATION

The State has opened mass vaccination sites to serve eligible residents at the Baltimore Convention Center and at Six Flags America in Prince George’s County. Visit https://massvax.maryland.gov/ to request a vaccination appointment at one of these mass vaccination clinics.


A telephone-based support line is available for residents without Internet access who require assistance finding providers and making appointments for mass vaccination sites. The COVID-19 Vaccination Support Center—available at 1-855-MDGOVAX (1-855-634-6829)—is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.


The state continues to expand the distribution network for COVID-19 vaccines, including hospitals, county health departments, and neighborhood pharmacies. Use covidvax.maryland.gov to find a provider near you or call 211 for assistance. Vaccinations are by appointment only, and some providers may allow you to pre-register.

Retail pharmacies are now providing vaccinations at locations across the state.  To access scheduling information through the state’s website (search by zip code), visit: https://maryland.maps.arcgis.com/apps/instant/nearby/index.html?appid=0dbfb100676346ed9758be319ab3f40c 

 

For the latest statewide vaccine information, visit Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine webpage at:  

https://covidlink.maryland.gov/content/vaccine/




Updated:  2/12/2021 

COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Registration for Priority Groups 1A, 1B & 1C; Mass Vaccination Sites Opened; Links to Information from Montgomery County and Updates from the State of Maryland

MONTGOMERY COUNTY INFORMATION

 Registration for those who live or work in Montgomery County Who qualify in Groups 1A, 1B and 1C: 

The county’s preregistration is open to all who qualify in Groups 1A, 1B and 1C who live or work in the county.  See the below graphic to understand who falls within these Priority Groups.  

  • To preregister by phone, call 240-777-2982.

Qualified individuals must preregister before being able to make an appointment once doses become available.  As the county receives more vaccine from the Maryland Department of Health, registered individuals will be contacted to schedule an appointment.

 

Click on the following link for information regarding Montgomery County’s expanded vaccine preregistration and phone preregistration: 

 https://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgportalapps/Press_Detail.aspx?Item_ID=33700

 

County Vaccination Information Website:  To visit Montgomery County’s vaccination webpage, containing local-level information regarding vaccine administration, and a weekly summary of the number of vaccinations received by the county from the state, visit:

 https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/vaccine/

 

County Vaccine Text/Email Alerts:  Montgomery County residents can sign up for email and text alerts with vaccine updates at:

 https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/MDMONTGOMERY/subscriber/new?topic_id=MDMONTGOMERY_437

 

STATE OF MARYLAND INFORMATION

The State has opened the initial two locations in what will be a series of mass vaccination sites to serve eligible residents. The first mass sites are at the Baltimore Convention Center and at Six Flags America in Prince George’s County. Visit https://massvax.maryland.gov/ to request a vaccination appointment at one of these mass vaccination clinics.


The state continues to expand the distribution network for COVID-19 vaccines, including hospitals, county health departments, and neighborhood pharmacies. Use covidvax.maryland.gov to find a provider near you or call 211 for assistance. Vaccinations are by appointment only, and some providers may allow you to pre-register.


Retail pharmacies are now providing vaccinations at locations across the state.  To access scheduling information through the state’s website (search by zip code), visit: https://maryland.maps.arcgis.com/apps/instant/nearby/index.html?appid=0dbfb100676346ed9758be319ab3f40c 

 

For the latest statewide vaccine information, visit Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine webpage at:  

 https://covidlink.maryland.gov/content/vaccine/


Updated:  2/5/2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Registration for Priority Groups 1A, 1B & 1C; Mass Vaccination Sites Opened; Links to Information from Montgomery County and Updates from the State of Maryland

MONTGOMERY COUNTY UPDATES AND INFORMATION

 

Registration for those who live or work in Montgomery County Who qualify in Groups 1A, 1B and 1C: 

The county’s preregistration is open to all who qualify in Groups 1A, 1B and 1C who live or work in the county.  See the below graphic to understand who falls within these Priority Groups.  

  • To preregister by phone, call 240-777-2982.

 

Qualified individuals must preregister before being able to make an appointment once doses become available.  As the county receives more vaccine from the Maryland Department of Health, registered individuals will be contacted to schedule an appointment.

 

The latest (2/4/2021) blogpost from County Executive Marc Elrich answering questions regarding the county’s current vaccine administration, can be viewed at:  https://montgomerycomd.blogspot.com/2021/02/message-from-county-executive-marc.html.

 

County Vaccination Information Website:  To visit Montgomery County’s vaccination webpage, containing local-level information regarding vaccine administration, and a weekly summary of the number of vaccinations received by the county from the state, visit:

https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/vaccine/

 

County Vaccine Text/Email Alerts:  Montgomery County residents can sign up for email and text alerts with vaccine updates at:

 

https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/MDMONTGOMERY/subscriber/new?topic_id=MDMONTGOMERY_437

 

STATE OF MARYLAND UPDATES AND INFORMATION

Today (February 5), the State opened the first two in what will be a series of mass vaccination sites to serve eligible residents. The first mass sites are at the Baltimore Convention Center and Six Flags America in Prince George’s County. 

  • If you are eligible to be vaccinated at this time, you may fill out this form to request a vaccination appointment at the Baltimore Convention Center. 
  • Announcements will be made as appointments for Six Flags become available, which is currently only open to Prince George’s County residents. 


The state continues to expand the distribution network for COVID-19 vaccines, including hospitals, county health departments, and neighborhood pharmacies. Use covidvax.maryland.gov to find a provider near you or call 211 for assistance. Vaccinations are by appointment only, and some providers may allow you to pre-register.

Beginning on Thursday, February 11, CVS pharmacies will begin providing COVID-19 vaccinations at 18 locations in Maryland, including Baltimore, Bowie, Chester, Frederick, Fulton, Hagerstown, Ocean City, and Rockville. Appointments will become available for booking as early as Tuesday, February 9.

For the latest statewide vaccine information, visit Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine webpage at:  

https://covidlink.maryland.gov/content/vaccine/

 


Updated: 1/29/2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Registration for Priority Groups 1A, 1B & 1C; Resident Survey ends Feb. 4; Links to Information from Montgomery County and Updates from the State of Maryland

MONTGOMERY COUNTY UPDATES AND INFORMATION

Registration for those who live or work in Montgomery County Who qualify in Groups 1A, 1B and 1C:

The county’s preregistration has been opened to all those qualify in Groups 1A, 1B and 1C who live or work in the county. See the above graphic to understand who falls within these Priority Groups.

Qualified individuals must preregister before being able to make an appointment once doses become available. As the county receives more vaccine from the Maryland Department of Health, registered individuals will be contacted to schedule an appointment.

On January 28, County Executive Marc Elrich posted a blogpost (with video) to answer many questions regarding the county’s current vaccine administration: https://montgomerycomd.blogspot.com/2021/01/message-from-county-executive-marc_28.html

Community Survey: Montgomery County has launched an online survey to hear from residents and get an informed understanding of how residents feel about taking the COVID-19 vaccine. The survey is not scientific, but will help to identify any possible concerns residents may have about the vaccine. With a goal of vaccinating 75 to 80 percent of the community, County employees will use the feedback to address questions and to better reach communities hit hardest by COVID-19 and who have historically been apprehensive about trusting vaccines or medical research. The County plans to incorporate the feedback from the survey into its robust outreach plan and communications efforts to educate the public on the importance of taking the vaccine.

The survey is open through Feb. 4, 2021 and can be accessed at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSej7SN3eOD8Cxi-_1moVgPSAS6ITLe4WvkjvxeKaUhgHAs-fw/viewform

County Vaccination Information Website: To visit Montgomery County’s vaccination webpage, containing local-level information regarding vaccine administration, and a weekly summary of the number of vaccinations received by the county from the state, visit: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/vaccine/

County Vaccine Text/Email Alerts: Montgomery County residents can sign up for email and text alerts with vaccine updates at:

https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/MDMONTGOMERY/subscriber/new?topic_id=MDMONTGOMERY_437

STATE OF MARYLAND UPDATES AND INFORMATION

For the latest statewide vaccine information, visit Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine webpage at:  https://covidlink.maryland.gov/content/vaccine/



Posted 1/21/2021

Recordings of COVID-19 Vaccine Information from the Week

This week, the Montgomery County Council hosted a Town Hall to provide the latest information on the vaccine rollout plan in Montgomery County, describe the priority order for vaccinations mandated by the state government based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and give residents a forum to get their specific questions answered directly by public health representatives. A recording of the Town Hall can be viewed on YouTube at the below link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTkBCS0Rmmw

Also, this week local medical professionals from Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Sibley Memorial and Suburban Hospitals hosted an informative webinar about the COVID-19 vaccine and the National Capital Region’s response. To view a recording of the webinar on YouTube, visit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QW7xchyQf-Q&feature=youtu.be


Posted 1/19/2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration for Montgomery County Residents Age 75 or Older
Register Now to be Notified When Vaccines Become Available

Maryland moved into Phase 1B this week, which includes people age 75 or older; however, Montgomery County has not yet received enough vaccine from the Maryland Department of Health to finish those in Priority Group 1A. The county will begin vaccinating those in Priority Group 1B as soon as they can, while continuing to vaccinate those in Priority Group 1A. 

County residents age 75 or older must preregister at the below link before being able to make an appointment.

Preregister for an appointment

As the county receives more vaccine from the Maryland Department of Health, registered individuals will be contacted to schedule an appointment.

For more information, visit https://montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/vaccine/ and watch the county’s Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19: https://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgportalapps/Press_Detail.aspx?Item_ID=32571&Dept=1


Updated: 1/15/2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information
January 19 County Town Hall; Resident Survey;
Links to Information from Montgomery County and Updates from the State of Maryland

MONTGOMERY COUNTY UPDATES AND INFORMATION
The Montgomery County Council will hold a virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday, January 19 at 7 p.m. focused on the COVID-19 vaccination program in our community.

This town hall will provide the latest information on the vaccine rollout plan in Montgomery County, describe the priority order for vaccinations mandated by the state government based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and give residents a forum to get their specific questions answered directly by public health representatives.

Click on the below link for more information regarding the Town Hall, including registering to participate:

https://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgportalapps/Press_Detail.aspx?Item_ID=32571&Dept=1

Montgomery County has launched an online survey to hear from residents and to get an informed understanding of how residents feel about taking the COVID-19 vaccine. The survey is not scientific but will help identify any possible concerns residents may have about the vaccine. To facilitate a goal of vaccinating 75 to 80 percent of the community, County employees will use the feedback to address questions and to better reach communities hit hardest by COVID-19 and who have historically been apprehensive about trusting vaccines or medical research. The County plans to incorporate the feedback from the survey into its robust outreach plan and communications efforts to educate the public on the importance of taking the vaccine.

The survey is open from Jan. 14 through Feb. 4, 2021 and can be accessed at:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSej7SN3eOD8Cxi-_1moVgPSAS6ITLe4WvkjvxeKaUhgHAs-fw/viewform

To visit Montgomery County’s vaccination webpage, containing local-level information regarding vaccine administration,
and a weekly summary of the number of vaccinations received by the county from the state, visit:
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/vaccine/

Montgomery County residents can sign up for email and text alerts with vaccine updates.  To sign-up, visit:
https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/MDMONTGOMERY/subscriber/new?topic_id=MDMONTGOMERY_437

STATE OF MARYLAND UPDATES AND INFORMATION
On Thursday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued updated information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine administration in the state, including amendments to the previously issued priority populations and estimated timelines for vaccinating those populations. 

Click on the below link to view the Governor’s January 14 press release with useful information:
https://www.chevychasevillagemd.gov/Archive.aspx?ADID=865

For the latest statewide vaccine information, visit Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine webpage at:
https://covidlink.maryland.gov/content/vaccine/



Posted 1/7/2021

This week, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued updated information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine administration in the state, including amendments to the previously issued priority populations and estimated timelines for vaccinating those populations.

 

Click on the below link to view the Governor’s January 5 press release with useful information:  

https://www.chevychasevillagemd.gov/Archive.aspx?ADID=861


For the latest information, visit the state’s COVID-19 vaccine webpage at:  

https://covidlink.maryland.gov/content/vaccine/

 


This week, Montgomery County launched its webpage with local-level information regarding vaccine administration.   The site includes a weekly summary of the number of vaccinations received by the county from the state.  

 

Click on the below link to visit the county’s new vaccine website:

https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/vaccine/

 

Montgomery County residents can sign up for email and text alerts with vaccine updates.  To sign-up, visit:

https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/MDMONTGOMERY/subscriber/new?topic_id=MDMONTGOMERY_437


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