Maryland continues to encourage those 65 and older and who have underline health conditions to get vaccinated. This is all apart of Phase 1. According to the Charles County Department of Health, Phase 2 allows adults 16-64 years old and who are at increased risk of severe COVID-19 illness due to comorbidities and essential workers in critical utilities, such as; transportation, food service, etc. to get vaccinated.
“Phase 2 will begin after the majority of Phase 1 has been vaccinated or the federal government’s allocation of vaccines increase. Phase 3 will begin once the majority of Phase 2 has been vaccinated and/or the federal government’s allocation of vaccines to the state increase. At this time, none of the available COVID-19 vaccines are authorized for individuals under the age of 16,” says Charles County Department of Health.
You can register for a vaccine with the Charles County Department of Health at charlescountyhealth.org and complete the pre-registration form. You can also call their COVID-19 hotline at 301-609-6717.
Charles County Department of Health states, “Anyone from Maryland can get vaccinated at the mass vaccination site located at the Regency Stadium in Waldorf or at one of the retail pharmacies who are offering COVID-19 vaccines.”
You can visit the Maryland Department of Health’s Vaccine Page at https://covidlink.maryland.gov/content/vaccine/ for more information on the Phases of the Maryland Vaccination Plan. Visits www.charlescountyhealth.org for more updates.