March 23, 2021
Deidre McCabe, Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-3536
Charles Gischlar, Deputy Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-6491
PHOTO RELEASE: Maryland Department of Health Acting Secretary Dennis R. Schrader visits vaccination call center at Coppin State, Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital
Coppin State University, New Psalmist Baptist Church, and the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) partnered to launch the vaccination call center for appointment scheduling at BCCFH. Local residents staff the call center that prioritizes appointments for West Baltimore residents in zip codes 21215, 21216 and 21217.
“Trusted community interaction amid the pandemic is an essential key in unlocking vaccination opportunities to West Baltimore residents 60 years and older,'' said Secretary Schrader. “We look forward to the continued partnership with Coppin State University, New Psalmist Baptist Church, University of Maryland Medical System and the Johns Hopkins Health System in making vaccination appointments easy and accessible to older West Baltimoreans.”
Acting Secretary Schrader speaks with call center representative Robert Booker and Coppin State University President Anthony Jenkins
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