Latest Vaccine Updates
The County is currently in Phase 1B of its COVID-19 vaccination distribution plan.
- PRESS RELEASE: New Process for Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments / Spanish (PDF)
- PRESS RELEASE: County Will Enter Covid-19 Vaccination Phase 1b On Monday, January 18
- Week of January 18: Individuals who live or work in Prince George’s County who are in Phase 1B are now eligible for vaccination appointments. Individuals who are eligible to receive a vaccination in Phase 1B MUST fill out the Health Department’s pre-registration form, and as appointments become available based on vaccine supply, the Health Department will follow up with a link and instructions on how to schedule an appointment.
- Week of January 18: Individuals who live or work in Prince George’s County who are in Phases 1C, 2 or 3 should fill out the Health Department’s pre-registration form. When the County moves to future phases of vaccine distribution, individuals who have pre-registered will be notified that they are eligible, and the Health Department will follow up with links to schedule appointments as they become available, based on vaccine supply.
- Week of January 11: Vaccinations for individuals in Phase 1A continue this week, including first responders, police officers, healthcare workers, and essential court staff. The Health Department will continue reaching out to eligible individuals via email with information on how to schedule an appointment.
- Week of January 4: Vaccinations for first responders began this week at the Cheverly Health Center, and starting this weekend, at the Sports and Learning Complex. First responders, Department of Corrections staff, and court staff who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine should be receiving emails from the County Health Department to schedule an appointment.
- PRESS RELEASE: On January 6, County Executive Alsobrooks outlined the County’s plan to ramp up COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts. (English/Spanish)
- January 6: The County updated its COVID-19 vaccine phased distribution plan based on new guidance from the State of Maryland.
- January 4: The County developed the Health Care Facility Registry for all licensed, registered and certified health care providers to pre-register to receive notice of when the Health Department is ready to start scheduling appointments to receive their vaccine. Health care providers should fill out the pre-registration form here.
- December 30: The County launched a COVID-19 vaccination data dashboard.
- December 30: Individuals who will be vaccinating the public began receiving their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
- December 30: Based on updated recommendations from the Maryland Association of County Health Officers (MACHO) and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), the County’s vaccination distribution plan was updated to include adults 75 years and older with higher risk and critical infrastructure personnel in Phase 1B. This update also added Phase 1C, which includes adults 65 to 74 years of age and other essential personnel.
- December 29: The Maryland Association of County Health Officers (MACHO) sent revised recommendations for phased distribution to the Maryland Department of Health (MDH).
- December 28: COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers and residents and staff of long-term care facilities through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership Program began.
- December 28: The Prince George’s County Health Department received another 3,700 doses of COVID-19 vaccines.
- Week of December 20: The County Health Department’s first vaccinations were given to critical frontline Health Department and Office of Emergency Management personnel.
- Week of December 20: The Prince George’s County Health Department received its first 100 doses of COVID-19 vaccines.
- December 17: County Executive Alsobrooks hosted a Tele-Town Hall about the COVID-19 vaccine with County leadership and public health officials.