May 12, 2021
Deidre McCabe, Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-3536
Charlie Gischlar, Deputy Director, Media Relations, 443-463-7234
GoVAX Mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Easton is an easy stop on the way to the beachBaltimore, MD
– Talbot County Health Officer Dr. Maria Maguire and County Manager Clay Stamp today visited the mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit
(MVU) in Easton, MD. The unit provides free COVID-19 vaccinations to residents of the local area through Maryland’s GoVAX Mobile program.
The mobile vaccination unit is located at 502 Dutchmans Lane, Easton, MD 21601
, in the parking lot of the Easton Elks lodge. The location is just off of US 50 (Ocean Gateway) on Dutchman’s Lane, making it an easy stop for Marylanders travelling to and from the beach. A large road sign on US 50 East provides direction.
(L to R) Dr. Maria Maguire, Clay Stamp, and site pharmacist Dr. Nikki Cropper review the MVU’s pharmacy.
“GoVAX Mobile vaccination clinics are central to intensifying our ground game as we continue pushing to return to normal,” said Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Secretary Dennis R. Schrader. “By bringing vaccines to where we live, work, and play, the GoVAX Mobile program makes it more convenient than ever for Marylanders to get vaccines.”
Clinics will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday, May 14 and again on Sunday, May 16. Walk-ins will be accepted as long as vaccine supply allows each day. Patients can also register for an appointment by calling the Talbot County Health Department at 410-819-5641.
(L to R) FEMA’s Zane Hadzick, Talbot County Emergency Management Coordinator Geneva Schaffle, County Manager Clay Stamp, Health Officer Dr. Maria Maguire, and the vaccine nursing team from the Talbot County Health Department visited the MVU in Easton today.
“People in the community know that getting vaccinated is the right thing to do,” said Health Officer Maguire. “We’ve provided an option here in Easton that also makes getting vaccinated an easy thing to do.”
MDH, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), local health departments, and Maryland’s Vaccine Equity Task Force all play a role in managing statewide GoVAX Mobile activities.
The program utilizes specialized vaccination vehicles designed to support clinics of 250 or more doses per day as well as community outreach teams that travel in vans to establish smaller clinics providing 100 or more doses per day.
The vaccine nursing team from the Talbot County Health Department supports vaccine efforts throughout the county.
destination, local health departments work directly with local
populations – including vulnerable and hard-to-reach residents – to make
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