Other Priority 1A Groups and how to access COVID-19 vaccine
-The COVID-19 Vaccination Team.
The Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) began administering Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for Priority 1A group members on January 11th. Governor Hogan announced that Maryland is in Phase 1B beginning January 18th. The vaccine will be administered in accordance with all applicable federal and state guidelines. This is a two-dose series, separated by 28 days. More information about the vaccine can be found here.
BCHDs original COVID-19 Vaccination site for healthcare workers and first responders is located at Building 37, 2601 Port Covington Dr, Baltimore, MD 21230, through January 22nd.
Beginning January 25th, we will transition our vaccination site to the Baltimore City Community College, located at 2901 Liberty Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215. All those with second dose appointments at Port Covington will be emailed by our teams in the next few days regarding the location change of your appointments to our new site at BCCC. Appointment times will not change.
At the facility entrance, you will be asked to show an ID confirming your appointment and that you belong to Priority Group 1A 1B or 1C. Please confirm your status as a member of Priority Group 1A or 1B before making an appointment.
As of January 25th, all registration links are booked with the Baltimore City Health Department. Please visit “coronavirus.maryland.gov” and click on “Find a Vaccine” to find local hospitals and health care providers who are administering vaccinations.
In accordance with MDH guidelines, Priority Group 1A members are licensed, registered, and certified health care providers who live and/or work in Baltimore City AND Individuals who work in a health care setting and live and/or work in Baltimore City.
Priority Group 1A also includes the following populations with frequent exposure to individuals with known COVID-19 and/or providing services essential to the maintenance of public health and healthcare systems during the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes populations unable to work from home and unable to control social distancing.
Governor Hogan announced on January 5th that all licensed, registered, and certified health care providers qualify for COVID-19 vaccinations in Phase 1A. To see the full list of applicable positions, visit the website for the Maryland Code for Health Occupations.
Beginning January 18th, Priority Group 1B members that live or work in Baltimore City can register for the COVID-19 vaccine. Members of Priority Group 1B include
The links below are meant only for the Priority 1A,1B, and 1C Group Members.
Please use the links provided to register for the vaccine clinic as appointments, Walk-ins’ will not be permitted to the vaccination site. Only the individual being vaccinated should report at the appointment time. Other individuals will be turned away.
The vaccine is being offered to you for free. During the registration process, you will be asked to enter an insurance type (private insurance, Medicaid/medical assistance, Medicare, or no insurance), but no other insurance information is required, nor is proof of insurance necessary.
You will be asked to show documentation upon entrance to the clinic to confirm you are a member of Priority Group 1A or 1B. We understand that some professionals are not issued a work id- in those instances, please bring proof of licensure or some other proof of employment. If you do not present documentation indicating that you belong to one of these professions or facilities, you will be turned away. Please make sure that every individual who has signed up for the clinic has that identification on them.
Parking is available on site, once you enter the site.
We strongly recommend that you stay in the clinic’s designated waiting area for at least 15 minutes (and up to 30 minutes if you have a history of a severe allergic reaction to anything, regardless of cause) after receiving the vaccine.
After receiving the vaccine, you will be encouraged to sign up for your follow-up appointment (approximately 28 days later). You can do so on-site at the clinic after your vaccination. You will also be encouraged to sign-up for V-Safe to monitor any side effects.
Due to all current appointment slots being filled, we have temporarily pulled registration links from this website. We will be sure to update this site once more vaccination appointments are available.
The Maryland Department of Health’s COVID-19 website has begun listing Baltimore City healthcare providers administering vaccinations to Priority Groups 1A, 1B, and 1C members. Qualifying residents can sign up to request vaccination appointments directly with area healthcare providers when they become available! Visit coronavirus.maryland.gov, click “Find a Vaccine” and use the online search tool to find nearby health providers vaccinating residents.
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