COVID Vaccination Updates
Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that Maryland would be expanding the distribution of coronavirus vaccine in the coming weeks.
Starting Monday, Jan. 18, Maryland will move into phase 1B of its vaccination plan. That group includes those in assisted living and other congregate settings; all Marylanders over age 75; and teachers and support staff and child care providers.
Hogan said the state would begin phase 1C on Monday, Jan. 25. That includes all Marylanders over the age 65 and other essential workers.
Worcester County Health Department
The Worcester County Health Department announced Friday that it is beginning Phase 1B of the Maryland COVID-19 vaccination plan. This first part of the phase includes the following individuals:
-Maryland residents who are 75 years and older
-Marylanders in assisted living, independent living, developmental disabilities or behavioral health group homes, and other congregate facilities
-Education, including K-12 teachers, support staff, and childcare providers
The department will continue to vaccinate persons in Phase 1A as well as persons in the phase 1B categories. Online registration is required through the state of Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine scheduling website. To register, go to www.marylandvax.org. Search by zip code to find clinic dates and locations. It is recommended that if you are not comfortable filling out web forms, seek the help of a friend or family member to complete the registration process. If you still require assistance, please call 667-253-2140 and someone will help you to register.
Vaccination registration will be made available as vaccine supply allows. Not all clinics will be available to register. Please check for new clinics regularly, vaccine supply arrives weekly.
On Monday, January 25, the state will enter Phase 1C, which includes Maryland residents ages 65 to 74; public health and safety workers not covered in Phase 1A; and essential workers in lab services, food and agriculture production, manufacturing, the U.S. Postal Service, public transit, and grocery stores. Clinic times and locations for Phase 1C will be released on track with Governor Hogan’s timeline for January 25. You will be able to register for those clinics if you are in an eligible phase using the same process as Phase 1B.
Please bring a driver’s license or other form of identification to your appointment. In addition, proof of eligibility such as an employee ID badge, paystub, or letter from employer (on employer letterhead with signature/name/phone number of staff we can confirm if needed). The clinics may be rescheduled for snow emergency or inclement weather.
Vaccination Clinics will be held on the days and locations listed below:
– Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Worcester County Recreation Center, 6030 Public Landing Road, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
– Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon at the West Ocean City Park and Ride, 12848 Ocean Gateway, Ocean Pines, Maryland 21842. This location will be a drive through vaccination clinic.
– Fridays (starting on 1/22/21) from 10 a.m. to noon at Pocomoke Newtown Park, 2001 Groton Road, Pocomoke, Maryland 21851. This location will be a drive through vaccination clinic. The hours will be expanded to 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for this clinic starting on January 29
-Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. (starting January 23) at the Worcester County Health Department, 6040 Public Landing Road, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863.
Beginning Jan. 25, WalMart will provide vaccinations to those who are eligible in certain locations throughout Maryland.
Area Walmarts Below:
2702 N SALISBURY BLVD SALISBURY MD 21801-2143 WICOMICO 410-860-5323
409 N FRUITLAND BLVD SALISBURY MD 21801-7201 WICOMICO 410-341-6208
2700 N SALISBURY BLVD SALISBURY MD 21801-2143 WICOMICO 410-546-1984
2132 OLD SNOW HILL RD POCOMOKE CITY MD 21851-2734 WORCESTER 410-957-9610
1416 OCEAN GTWY BERLIN MD 21811-2549 WORCESTER 410-629-1842
Any questions or concerns any member may have should be directed to the originator:
Originated by: Ranyah Hamad, General Manager