COVID-19 Information from the St. Mary’s County Health Department
Community members, healthcare providers, and local business owners are encouraged to visit the SMCHD website for updates and information at: www.smchd.org/coronavirus.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
SMCHD will post available vaccine appointments on the SMCHD website on Saturday afternoons once the state notifies SMCHD of the local vaccine allotment for the following week. Registration links will be removed once appointments have been filled.
Registration is required through the state’s electronic vaccine registration system in order to schedule a vaccination appointment and receive COVID-19 vaccine. SMCHD has partnered with the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services and the St. Mary’s County Library to provide assistance with COVID-19 vaccine appointment registration over the phone for residents who are eligible for the vaccine based on current local criteria.
Phone Assistance for Vaccine Appointment Registration:
For St. Mary’s County residents age 65+: St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.,
Phone Number: (301) 475-4200, ext. 1049
For all other St. Mary’s County community members currently eligible to receive vaccine according to the local vaccination phase: St. Mary’s County Library
Hours of Operation: Monday – Thursday from 1 – 6 p.m. and Friday 12 – 5 p.m.
Phone Number: (240) 523-3340
Testing for COVID-19 is being performed locally in doctor’s offices, pharmacies, urgent care facilities, Emergency Departments and through community testing and contact tracing initiatives. See information about community testing initiatives.
COVID-19 Information from the Maryland Department of Health
National and Global COVID-19 Information
Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) is actively mapping coronavirus COVID-19, including the number of global cases, deaths and recoveries. The data is updated throughout the day.
Resources for Our Community
We’ve compiled a list of resources for our community during the pandemic. Some of the resources are for specific audiences, like business owners and parents home with their young children. Others are resources that are fun for adults, teens, and children including crafts, tours, concerts, and more!