Governor Larry Hogan today announced the opening of a FEMA-supported mass vaccination site in Southern Maryland, in addition to expanded surveillance of COVID-19 variants, an executive order requiring face coverings in schools, and a warning regarding vaccine fraud in Maryland. “Following both the federal and state vaccination plans, we continue to broaden the distribution network to ensure as many points of access as possible in every single county,” said Governor Hogan. “We are utilizing every single dose we are allocated, and building an infrastructure with the capability of doing up to 100,000 shots per day, just as soon as they are made by the manufacturers and allocated to us by the federal government.” NEW FEMA-SUPPORTED MASS VACCINATION SITE IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND: Governor Hogan announced that the fourth state-run mass vaccination site will open no later than March 11 at Regency Furniture Stadium in Charles County. At the state’s request, the Southern Maryland mass vaccination site will be supported by FEMA, which will provide more than 100 personnel—including trained vaccinators—to help staff the site and provide technical assistance. The Southern Maryland mass vaccination site will be capable of administering thousands of shots per day as more supply becomes available. More than 10,000 […]
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