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    COVID-19 Information and Resources


    MODERNA:  Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are available for ages 5 and up.​  Children and adults without health insurance or whose health insurance does not cover all COVID-19 vaccine costs may be eligible for a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine free of charge through the Bridge Access Program.  

    PFIZER:  The Allegany County Health Department has free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children 18 years and younger who meet the following criteria:  

    • ​Maryland Medicaid recipient
    • Uninsured/Underinsured (insurance coverage that does not include vaccines)

    If you have insurance, please bring your insurance information with you.  To schedule an appointment for you or your child, please use the following links:

    ​TESTING:  ​​

    • Free COVID-19 at-home test kits are once again available from the Federal government through the U.S. Postal Service. Households can request 4 free rapid tests by visiting COVIDTests.gov. Shipments will start Oct. 2.
    • ​​​​​Free at-home rapid test kits can be obtained from the health department front desk during regular business hours Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Free at-home rapid test kits are also available at all branches of the Allegany County Library System.  Check their website for ​hours of operation.
    • Free DRIVE-UP PCR testing is offered outside the health department (12501 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Pull into a designated parking space marked by the signage below and follow the instructions:​​​​​
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