Important: COVID-19 Testing, Booster, & Visitor Policy

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

GBMC HealthCare is following the State of Maryland’s timeline for vaccinating patients and community members. You can learn more about the distribution plan at the Maryland Department of Health website.

GBMC is no longer a state vaccination site. Follow the links below to find a site near you.

State of Maryland Sites - Register HERE

Vaccines are also available at Baltimore County Health DepartmentBaltimore City Health DepartmentHarford County Health Department.

Local pharmacies and retailers such as CVS, Walgreens, Giant Food, Safeway, Weis, and Walmart also offer COVID-19 vaccinations.

mRNA 3rd DOSE

As of 9/2/21, 3rd doses of mRNA vaccines (Moderna and Pfizer) are approved for use. 3rd doses are ONLY for people with a moderately to severely compromised immune system, as determined by a physician. This 3rd dose should be given at least 28 days after the 2nd dose in the series. It should also be the same product as the first two doses of vaccine. 

Please note: The "mRNA 3rd doses" are different than “COVID-19 booster shots” – read more below.

COVID-19 BOOSTERS

View CDC Guidance Info Sheet

Mix and Match Booster Dosing: FDA also granted EUA for the use of heterologous (also known as “mix and match”) booster doses in eligible populations with currently available COVID-19 vaccines. Refer to the grid above for guidance.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Bring your state issued photo ID, insurance card, and COVID vaccine card or Immunet Vaccine Record (if you previously received at least 1 COVID vaccine)
  • View Vaccine Emergency Use Authorizations before your appointment: Moderna, Pfizer, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
  • COVID-19 vaccines may be given at the same time as other vaccines, if needed
  • You cannot be vaccinated:
    • Until 10 days after receiving a COVID-19 diagnosis
    • If you have an active COVID-19 infection
    • Until 10 days after receiving monoclonal or polyclonal antibody infusion or convalescent plasma
  • Consider using the V-Safe app on your smartphone to tell the CDC about any vaccine side effects and to receive reminders

VACCINE AVAILABILITY IN THE COMMUNITY

COVID-19 vaccinations are widely available throughout the community, please visit https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/vaccine or text your ZIP code to GETVAX (438829) to get a listing of vaccination sites close to you.

Vaccines are available at Baltimore County Health DepartmentBaltimore City Health DepartmentHarford County Health Department.

Local pharmacies and retailers such as CVS, Walgreens, Giant Food, Safeway, Weis, and Walmart also offer COVID-19 vaccinations.



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