HEALTH DEPARTMENT VACCINATION CLINICS TO CONTINUE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      

CONTACT:  Jennifer Johnson

 (410) 219-3947 (Office)

 (410) 251-5379 (Cell)

HEALTH DEPARTMENT VACCINATION CLINICS TO CONTINUE

(February 12, 2021, Salisbury, MD) Since the week of December 21st, the Wicomico County Health Department (WiCHD) has held twenty-four vaccination clinics for those individuals listed in Phase 1A, 1B and 1C (65+ ONLY). Throughout these clinics, WiCHD administered the first doses and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to 5,558 people. Of those vaccinations, 923 were administered this week.

Vaccination efforts continue to prioritize the individuals in 1B and individuals 65+ years within Phase 1C ONLY.  Please email Wicomico.COVIDvax@maryland.gov  and include your age or what phase you fall in and how you qualify for that phase.  The Health Department will email you a link to make an appointment when appointments are available (DO NOT SHARE THE LINK). Please check your email regularly because appointments fill up very fast.   

 In following the State of Maryland’s updated COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, the Wicomico County Health Department will continue to schedule individuals within Phases 1B and 1C (65+ ONLY) such as:

Phase 1B

Phase 1C

·       Individuals 75+

·       Education staff: K-12 teachers, support staff, and child care providers

·       Higher education teachers

·       Individuals 65+

For those with scheduled appointments, please bring the following to the vaccination center:

  • Proof of age (Drivers License)
  • Proof of employment (Wicomico Public Schools ID, Day Care Providers company letterhead)
  • Assisted Living/Group Homes will be vaccinated on site
  • Government ID

Information about the vaccine distribution in Maryland and priority phases can be found at covidlink.maryland.gov .  Want to stay updated on local COVID-19 news? Connect with the health department at www.wicomicohealth.org or through our social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram (WicomicoHealth) or Twitter (@WicomicoHealth).  

 

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