booster shots

October 25, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Who is Eligible for a Booster Shot in Maryland?

Gov. Larry Hogan said at a press briefing Monday that about 1.4 million Marylanders are now eligible for a new dose of the vaccine since the CDC officially approved COVID-19 boosters for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. So far, 280,000 booster shots have been administered in Maryland. Maryland Department of Health Secretary Dennis Schrader reiterated that […]

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September 24, 2021 | Michelle Queen

COVID-19 Booster Vaccines Now Available for Additional Groups

Montgomery County health officials announced Friday that COVID-19 booster vaccines are now available for additional residents. Persons age 65 and older who received two doses of the Pfizer vaccine as well as those 18 and older with underlying medical conditions are now eligible for a booster. The change is based on the CDC’s recommendations regarding […]

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September 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Marylanders 65+ in Congregate Settings Are Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Shots

Marylanders ages 65 and older living in congregate settings are now eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot, Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a press conference Wednesday. Congregate settings include nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential drug treatment centers and group homes for residents with developmental disabilities. Also effective immediately, all pharmacies and other providers can […]

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August 27, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Residents with Compromised Immune Systems Eligible for Third COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

Montgomery County residents with compromised immune systems can now receive a third dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, the county said. Residents can get the third dose of the vaccine at various locations, including local pharmacies, doctor’s offices and county-operated clinics. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shared […]

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