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Charles County Health Department

Charles County Department of Health

COVID-19 Call Center: Mon - Fri 8 AM-5PM Call (301)609-6717 or 6777

Charles County Department of Health Provides Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for Youth people ages 12 years and older.

Charles County Department of Health will offer Pfizer vaccine clinics beginning Wednesday, May 19th to people ages 12 years and older. Appointments are required.   The Moderna vaccine will continue to be provided to individuals 18 and older. To schedule an appointment to receive the vaccine, register below.  Registration links will be posted on the website every Friday between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. for the general population to schedule an appointment.

Upcoming Moderna COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics:

Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins are accepted.  Anyone age 18 and older can walk-in to the first dose clinics and receive a vaccination, as long as supplies last.  Walk-ins will be asked to register on-site. 

We urge all Charles County residents age 65 and older to continue to pre-register at our website. These individuals will continue to be prioritized for vaccinations. Those without internet access and who need help making their appointment may call 301-609-6717 for additional assistance.

Registration for Thursday, June 17th, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM at Waldorf Fire and EMS Station 12

Registration for Thursday, June 17th, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM at Newburg Rescue and Fire Station

Registration for Friday, June 18th, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM at the Gallery Place Apartments, Waldorf

Registration for Friday, June 18th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM at New Life Church, La Plata

Registration for Saturday June 19th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Saint Peters Catholic Church

Registration for Saturday June 19th, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM at the American Legion Post 82, La Plata

Registration for Sunday, June 20th, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM at the Gallery Place Apartments, Waldorf

Registration for Monday, June 21st, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM at the Village Green Park and Pavilion

Registration for Monday June 21st, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM at Nanjemoy Fire Station

Registration for Tuesday, June 22nd, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM at Health Partners, 3070 Crain Hwy, Waldorf

Registration for Thursday June 24th, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM at Newburg Rescue and Fire Station

Registration for Thursday, June 24th, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM at Waldorf Fire and EMS Station

Registration for Friday June 25th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM at the New Life Church, La Plata

Registration for Saturday, June 26th, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at La Plata United Methodist Church

Registration for Monday June 28th, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM at the Village Green Park and Pavilion

Registration for Monday, June 28th, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM at the Nanjemoy Fire Station

Registration for Tuesday June 29th, 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM at the Jenifer Elementary School Waldorf

Registration for Tuesday June 29th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM at the Health Partners in Waldorf

Registration for Wednesday June 30th, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM at the Samuel Mudd Elementary School

Upcoming Pfizer vaccination clinics (people ages 12 years and older):

Registration for Wednesday, June 23rd, 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM at Lackey High School

Registration for Wednesday, June 30th, 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM at Thomas Stone High School

Residents ages 65 and older should pre-register using the following link:

COVID-19 testing will be held every Friday at New Life Church 9690 Shepard Creek, LaPlata MD from 2:00-4:00. No appointment needed.

Drive Through COVID-19 Testing Clinic:
Drive Through COVID-19 Clinic will be held EVERY Monday at Indian Head Village Green Pavilion Parking Lot located at 100 Walter Thomas Road, Indian Head Maryland from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. No appointment needed.

For information on vaccination availability visit covidvax.maryland.gov

Registration Process

COVID-19 vaccinations are by appointment only. Our COVID-19 clinics are held on Wednesdays and alternating Fridays and Saturdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 and 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.  at Regency Furniture Stadium 11765 St Linus Dr, Waldorf, MD 20602. 

Read the registration process below for more information.  Thank you for your patience.

1. Complete the pre-registration form

Complete and submit the pre-registration form found on our website and social media pages (a confirmation email will not be provided). Someone from the health department will review your form and determine your eligibility.

2. Receive link

Once it has been determined that you qualify under one of the current vaccine phases, a link will be sent for you to schedule an appointment for a vaccination. If you do not have an email address, someone from the health department will contact you to assist you in scheduling an appointment.

3. Schedule your appointment

Upon receiving the link, complete the online form and schedule an appointment. You will be provided with a confirmation by email. 

4. Bring required ID to your appointment

On the day of the appointment bring the confirmation and a government issued photo ID. If you are a healthcare worker, first responder, or childcare provider, please bring some form of documentation or ID that shows proof of employment (i.e. letter from employer on official letterhead, work ID, license).

5. Register for your second dose

Approximately 3 weeks after your first dose, you will receive an email with a new link to register for your second dose of vaccine. Complete the online form and schedule an appointment. You will be provided with a confirmation by email.

If you have any questions about vaccine registration or need assistance in scheduling, please call the Charles County Department of Health COVID-19 hotline at 301-609-6717. 

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Testing Sites in Charles County

Drive Through COVID-19 Testing Clinic:
FREE COVID-19 Testing will be held EVERY Monday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Indian Head Village Green Pavilion Parking Lot located at 100 Walter Thomas Road. No appointment needed.
 

Testing will be EVERY Friday at New Life Church beginning April 9, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

All testing sites below offer testing by appointment only.

*Visit covidtest.maryland.gov for additional testing site information.

Coronavirus Rumor Control

FEMA helps the public distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Do your part to the stop the spread of rumors by doing three easy things:

  1. Find trusted sources of information.
  2. Share information from trusted sources.
  3. Discourage others from sharing information from unverified sources.

To find trusted sources, look for information from official public health and safety authorities. You can find many official sources at coronavirus.gov. Check your state and local government or emergency management websites and social media accounts for trusted information specific to your area.

On social media, be sure to check for a blue verified badge next to the account name. This tells you it's an official account.

Stay Informed

Get the latest public health information on coronavirus at www.coronavirus.gov.

Contact the Federal Trade Commission to file a consumer complaint about scams.

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Risk Test

1 in 3 adults has prediabetes. See if you are at risk by taking the prediabetes risk test.

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Talk to your HealthCare Provider

Did your risk test show that you could have prediabetes? Talk to your healthcare provider about your results. He or she may want to have you come in for a visit.

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Contact the Charles County Department of Health

If you are at risk for diabetes, contact Angela Deal, 301-609-6885 to take advantage of the in-person or online Prevent T2 class (the National Diabetes Prevention Program).

Get the facts about electronic cigarettes, their health effects and the risks of using e-cigarettes.

E-cigarettes are sometimes called “e-cigs,” “vapes,” “e-hookahs,” “vape pens,” and “electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).” Some e-cigarettes look like regular cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. Some look like USB flash drives, pens, and other everyday items.

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Visit the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence to valuable resources on alcoholism and addiction.

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