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Worcester Health prepares to offer boosters for all available COVID-19 vaccines

The Worcester County Health Department--pending written guidance from federal agencies--will be offering appointments for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots for COVID-19 vaccines beginning Monday, October 25. Pfizer booster shots are already available.
 
WCHD will be providing booster doses of Moderna and J/J vaccine once we receive written guidance from the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices. We anticipate being able to offer appointments for these COVID-19 booster shots to those eligible as early as next week. We have clinics scheduled for currently available vaccines and will add the newly authorized vaccines upon receipt of written guidance.
 
For more information on COVID-19 vaccine boosters or to schedule your booster, visit WorcesterHealth.org. You can follow us for up-to-date COVID information on Facebook and Twitter @WorcesterHealth.

Worcester Health offers new Diabetes Support Group

Snow Hill, MD- Don’t let diabetes get you down this autumn. The Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) is offering free diabetes support group sessions starting in November for those living with diabetes. The sessions are offered monthly every third Wednesday, from 1-2 pm at the Snow Hill Library.

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine boosters are now available through Worcester Health for those eligible

Snow Hill, MD- COVID-19 vaccine boosters are now available through the Worcester County Health Department. Currently, only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for use as a booster. This means you will need to have already received two doses of Pfizer and meet the following qualifications:

Lower Shore Walking Tour Kicks Off This October

Move your way and get fit this October, also known as Walktober. The three health departments of the Lower Eastern Shore invite residents to go for a walk or participate in any type of physical activity that they enjoy this October at any of the 45 identified public walking routes and trails or choose their own path. 

Worcester Health will host a virtual recognition event recognizing alcohol and tobacco retailers who passed compliance

(Snow Hill, MD)- The Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) is hosting a Virtual Recognition Event for alcohol and tobacco licensees that passed compliance checks conducted by local law enforcement during Fiscal Year 2021. In the past, this recognition has been done at a celebration breakfast, but with the concern surrounding coronavirus, WCHD has changed the nature of the recognition to a Virtual Event using Facebook Live.

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