The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is offering FREE COVID-19 vaccinations to all Marylanders age 12 and older. Anyone who is part of an eligible age group can register for a vaccine at the clinics listed below or at many pharmacies or medical providers. The Department of Health's clinics are held by appointment. Walk-ins are welcome, although subject to on-site vaccine availability. Please see below for a list of vaccine clinics available and an outline of eligibility.
The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine be given to people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised. This recommendation has been approved for Pfizer vaccine AND Moderna vaccine and must be administered no earlier than 28 days after a second dose. The third dose must be from the same manufacturer as the first two doses. Please talk with your medical provider if you have any questions about your eligibility.
The CDC recommends that the following groups should get a Booster Shot:
The CDC recommends that the following groups may get a Booster Shot:
The Booster Shot has only been approved for the Pfizer vaccine and must be administered at least six months after the completion of the primary Pfizer vaccine series. The Booster Shot must be from the same manufacturer as the first two doses and has only been recommended for specific eligible groups. Eligible groups include individuals who have been diagnosed with:
Please talk with your medical provider if you have any questions about your eligibility.
A note or prescription is not needed to get a third dose or booster shot. Please bring your vaccine card to your third dose or booster shot appointment.
Vaccination is the leading public health prevention strategy to end the COVID-19 pandemic and continues to be our priority. The Department of Health, pharmacies and doctor's offices still have many opportunities for you to get vaccinated.
If you received your first dose of COVID-19 vaccine from one of the Department of Health sites and need to schedule your second dose appointment, check your inbox for an email that you should have received within one business day of your first dose. It contains a link to book your second dose appointment in the appropriate clinic. The sender is "[email protected]". If you did not receive your first dose from the Department of Health, please call 410-222-7256 for assistance.