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St. Mary’s County Health Department Expands Eligibility for Local Vaccination Clinics

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) has updated the eligibility criteria for local SMCHD COVID-19 vaccination clinics to include St. Mary’s County residents aged 40 – 64 with qualifying medical conditions. Eligible individuals are encouraged to review the allergy guidance and the FAQs for SMCHD COVID-19 vaccination prior to registering for a vaccine appointment. Documentation from a health care provider confirming eligibility must be brought to the vaccine appointment and verification of residency in St. Mary’s County will occur. Currently Eligible to Register for SMCHD Vaccination Clinics: St. Mary’s County residents age 65 and older St. Mary’s County residents age 16 and older who have a developmental or intellectual disability Phase 1A, 1B & 1C occupational group members who live or work in St. Mary’s County NEW! St. Mary’s County residents age 40-64 with one of the following medical conditions (requires written verification of eligibility from health care provider, such as individually addressed letter or medical record brought to vaccine appointment): Cancer patients currently in active treatment Chronic kidney disease COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant Obesity/Severe Obesity (body mass […]

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