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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Updated 12/10/2021: Covid Vaccine Information

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COVID-19 vaccinations for individuals age 5 and up remain available across the state and county.  Clinics are also providing third/booster doses for eligible individuals.  

UPDATE AS OF 12/9/2021:  The Maryland Department of Health has issued a new bulletin (eff. 12/9/2021) directing all providers to administer upon request a booster dose of any FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 18 years and older who completed a primary series of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago AND to administer upon request a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 16 and 17 years old who completed a primary series of Pfizer-BioNTech.

Individuals who received a primary series of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine at least two months ago continue to be eligible for a booster dose. 

State health officials continue to strongly recommend that the following individuals get a booster shot as soon as possible:

The bulletin further emphasizes to providers that they may not turn away any individual requesting a booster dose.

Click on the below links for additional vaccine information:

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

The county provides Free Taxi Service to COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Sites for Seniors 65-and-Over and Residents with Disabilities.  

State of Maryland:   Visit covidvax.maryland.gov or call the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Support Center at 1-855-MD-GOVAX (1-855-634-6829).

Retail pharmacies are also 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

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