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COVID-19 Update 4-22-21

 

Worcester Health to provide curbside birth certificate pickup

Snow Hill, MD– The Worcester County Health Department will begin providing birth certificates curbside by appointment starting on Monday, May 3, 2021. You can schedule an appointment by calling the Vital Records Office at 410-632-4008. 

A certified photocopy of the birth certificate (used for retirement purposes, passports, social services, school enrollment, and other legal reasons) can be obtained by completing the application for a copy or abstract of Certificate of Birth. This certificate is available at the Worcester County Health Department for $22 with a photo I.D. or you may also send the completed application and non-refundable fee of $10 (for each certificate requested) to the Division of Vital Records in Baltimore.

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Update

Starting April 12, 2021, the State of Maryland, is expanding COVID-19 vaccination coverage to include those age 16 and older. Online registration is required through the state of Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine scheduling. To register, go to https://www.marylandvax.org/clinic/search. Search “ Worcester” to find health department clinic dates and locations. Officials recommend that anyone who is not comfortable filling out web forms seek the help of a friend or family member to complete the registration process. If you are unable to schedule your own appointment or not able to seek help from a friend or family member, please call 667-253-2140 and someone will help you to register.
You can also visit coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/vaccine to find additional locations for vaccination including Walmart, CVS, and Walgreens locations.

Worcester Health expands COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 2B

Eligibility now includes those aged 18-64 with underlying medical conditions

Snow Hill, MD– Starting March 30, 2021, the Worcester County Health Department, based on direction from the State of Maryland, expanded COVID-19 vaccination (Moderna Vaccine) coverage to include those age 18 and older with underlying medical conditions that increase the risk for severe COVID-19 illness. Those eligible can register online through MarylandVax.org. During the week of April 5-April 9, 2021, clinics will be held at the following locations:

  • Thursday, April 8, 2021- Northside Park, 200 125th Street, Ocean City
  • Friday, April 9, 2021-Elks Lodge #1624, 1944 Worcester Highway, Pocomoke City

Worcester Health expands COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 2B

Eligibility now includes those age 16-64 with underlying medical conditions

Snow Hill, MD– Starting March 30, 2021, the Worcester County Health Department, based on direction from the State of Maryland, is expanding COVID-19 vaccination (Moderna Vaccine) coverage to include those age 18 and older with underlying medical conditions that increase the risk for severe COVID-19 illness. Those eligible can register online through MarylandVax.org. During the week of March 29-April 2,2021, clinics will be held at the following locations :

  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021- Pocomoke Health Center, 400 A-Walnut Street, Pocomoke City
  • Thursday, April 1, 2021- Northside Park, 200 125th Street, Ocean City
  • Friday, April 2, 2021-Elks Lodge #1624, 1944 Worcester Highway, Pocomoke City

Online registration is required through the state of Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine scheduling website. To register, go to https://www.marylandvax.org/clinic/search. Search “Worcester” to find health department clinic dates and locations. Officials recommend that anyone who is not comfortable filling out web forms seek the help of a friend or family member to complete the registration process. If you are unable to schedule your own appointment or not able to seek help from a friend or family member, please call 667-253-2140 and someone will help you to register. Once registered, you should receive a confirmation email within minutes--be sure to check your spam/junk folder.

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