What's COVID-19

COVID-19 is a disease caused by a respiratory virus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in December 2019. COVID-19 is a new virus that hasn’t caused illness in humans before. Worldwide, COVID-19 has resulted in millions of human infections, causing illness and in some cases death. Cases have spread throughout the world, with more cases reported daily.

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​What is the enrollment period for health insurance through Maryland Health Connection?

A special enrollment is in effect until March 15, 2021. Enroll in a health plan and get coverage until the end of 2021.

Pre-Register For Your COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID Call Center: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (301) 609-6717

In accordance with Governor Hogan’s announcement to move into Phase 2A, the Charles County Department of Health will begin accepting preregistrations from newly eligible individuals who reside in Charles County in Phase 2A, which include all residents ages 60 and up. Appointments will be required to receive the vaccine. The Charles County Department of Health is urging all Charles County residents in Phases 1A, 1B, and 1C to continue to pre-register for a vaccine appointment or call 301-609-6717 to be added to the registration list. These individuals will continue to be prioritized for vaccinations.

For information on vaccine availability throughout the State of Maryland at mass vaccinations, retail pharmacies, and other local clinics, visit covidvax.maryland.gov or call 1-855-MD-GoVAX (1-855-634-6829). Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.