As MDPCP practices, you play an important role in the health and safety of Marylanders. The Coronavirus outbreak continues to be a rapidly developing situation in regard to cases, transmission and testing. Thank you for your partnership, and please keep checking here for frequent updates.
External Quick Links
MDPCP Quick Links
- Monthly Update from the PMO (PDF updated 10/13/2021)
- This update provides an overview of events from the PMO, including any COVID-19 updates from the MDPCP practices.
- Viewing COVID-19 Alerts in CRISP
- This overview provides information about how to view COVID-19 alerts in CRISP, and how to create custom views to do so more efficiently.
- Managing Health Care Workers Exposed to COVID-19 (Updated 3/11/2021)
- This overview provides primary care practices guidance for what procedures to follow when one of their healthcare workers has been exposed to COVID-19.
MDPCP COVID-19 Webinars
In light of the continuing challenge that COVID-19 poses to public health in Maryland and nationally, the MDPCP PMO is continuing to host regular webinars for all Maryland healthcare Providers to review current guidance, provide additional information on health and safety measures, provide updates on important items such as testing, vaccination, and monoclonal antibody treatment, and answer questions. The schedule for the next several COVID-19 update webinars is as follows:
For previous webinar recordings and slides, please visit our Archive page. For the most common questions, please view the MDPCP COVID-19 Webinar FAQs.
MDPCP providers can assist patients by providing COVID-19 vaccinations in their practices or referring patients to get vaccinated elsewhere.
Providing Vaccinations in Your Practice
If you want to begin to provide vaccinations in your practice, begin by reviewing the Preparing for the COVID-19 Vaccine in Primary Care guide. There are three steps to setting up ImmuNet to be able to be a COVID-19 vaccine administrator:
ImmuNet Enrollment, Reporting, and Registration
There are three steps to setting up ImmuNet to be able to be a COVID-19 vaccine administrator:
Enrolling in ImmuNet (your practice may already be enrolled)
Setting up EHR Reporting to ImmuNet
Registering in ImmuNet to be a COVID-19 vaccine administrator
Refer Your Patients to Get Vaccinated
If you do not offer COVID-19 vaccine in your practice, you can refer patients to covidvax.maryland.gov to find a vaccination site and sign up for a vaccination appointment.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
General COVID-19 Vaccine Information
COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Guides
COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Resources
COVID-19 Vaccinator Training Resources
COVID-19 Vaccine Billing and Resources
General Guidance & Resources
Latest Policies and Guidance
At this time, MDH has available and free PPE for practices. If interested, please fill out pages 3 and 4 of this document and submit to your Local Health Department contact as indicated.
Grants and Assistance for Providers
Resources for Providers to Share with Patients
Providers Vaccinating Youth Aged 12-17
Administering COVID-19 Vaccine
Registering and Reporting in ImmuNet
Providers should onboard to ImmuNet now as a necessary prerequisite for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. The first two links will lead you to the site. After onboarding with ImmuNet, providers should consult the Quick Reference Guide to establish a Vaccines for Children or Non-Vaccines for Children profile
Talking with Patients and Families about COVID-19 Vaccine
ImmuNet COVID-19 Registration Instructions
Reporting to ImmuNet - As of October 2019, all vaccinations administered in the State of Maryland are required to be reported to ImmuNet, regardless of patient opt-out status in ImmuNet. Exceptions apply for nursing facilities and similar facilities; please see website for details.
Vaccine Information for Parents
Vaccine Policy Statements and Recommendations
For more information, please visit MDH’s Coronavirus page