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COVID Vaccination Center Coming to Greenbelt Metro Station

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is setting up a vaccination site on Metro’s Greenbelt parking lot, according to Greenbelt Mayor Colin Byrd. Byrd, who announced the vaccine center on Monday, said the FEMA-run site will operate from early April through June and come with additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine beyond Prince George’s County’s usual allotment. The Federal […]

Thursday April 1st, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

County Enters Phase 2A of COVID-19 Vaccination

Last week, Prince George’s County entered Phase 2A for COVID-19 vaccines. Now, individuals ages 60 and older who have pre-registered are eligible to receive appointments with our County Health Department. Seniors in Phase 1 will continue to be prioritized for appointments. According to County Executive Alsobrooks, given the increase in vaccine supply, those in Phase […]

Monday March 29th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

County Relaxes COVID Restrictions

Starting from 5 p.m., today, March 12, 2021, Prince George’s County has relaxed some COVID-19 restrictions. Yesterday, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks made the announcement at a press conference yesterday. Significant changes include: Restaurants may allow 50% of capacity inside and outside with distancing and masks as noted in that section. Elimination of the 1 person/family […]

Friday March 12th, 2021 in Announcements, County, COVID-19 | Comments Off on County Relaxes COVID Restrictions

Remembering the Victims of COVID-19

Yesterday, the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 500,000 — a milestone that underscores the grave threat the virus still poses nationwide even as more Americans get vaccinated. Tomorrow, the Mayor and Council will make a proclamation to recognize the first Monday in March is “COVID-19 Memorial Day,” in remembrance of those who have […]

Monday February 22nd, 2021 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on Remembering the Victims of COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccination Sites for College Park and Surrounding Areas

The Maryland health secretary suggests that residents should register with multiple sites for COVID vaccine appointments. Though this is inconvenient for many residents to register with many sites, in the absence of a single, one-stop site for registration in the State, this is the best way to get on the wait-list and get an appointment at […]

Saturday February 13th, 2021 in COVID-19 | 2 Comments »

Indoor Dining Ban Lifted – Restaurant Can Stay Open After 10pm

Due to a continued decrease in key COVID-19 metrics, the indoor dining ban in Prince George’s County has been lifted, since last Friday. In addition, per Governor Hogan’s latest Executive Order, restaurants will no longer be required to close at 10:00 PM beginning Monday, February 1.

Monday February 1st, 2021 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on Indoor Dining Ban Lifted – Restaurant Can Stay Open After 10pm

Maryland Pharmacies will be Giving Vaccinations, as Early as Next Week

Yesterday, Gov. Larry Hogan and County Council member Angela Alsobrooks visited a Giant Pharmacy to promote an expanded coronavirus vaccine network. This clinic is one of more than 50 retail pharmacies that will administer the immunization by next week, Hogan announced Tuesday. Some Giant, Martin’s and Walmart pharmacies are already distributing the inoculations. Select Rite Aids […]

Thursday January 28th, 2021 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on Maryland Pharmacies will be Giving Vaccinations, as Early as Next Week

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Thanks to County Councilman Tom Dernoga for sharing the latest situation about vaccine distribution. I hope you’ll find this information helpful! Friends, We are all frustrated about confusing information surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Constituents keep trying to get accurate information, and my staff and I have been constantly scrambling to get answers and to disseminate accurate […]

Saturday January 23rd, 2021 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Phase 1B Vaccine Distribution to Start Next Monday

The County will move to Phase 1B along with the State of Maryland on Monday, January 18, 2021. The graphic shows who is eligible and outlines the process for how residents in Phase 1B can sign up. Individuals who are eligible in Phase 1B can sign up for appointments through http://marylandvax.org.

Saturday January 16th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on Phase 1B Vaccine Distribution to Start Next Monday

New COVID-19 Variant – What You want to Know?

Friday January 15th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on New COVID-19 Variant – What You want to Know?

County Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Data Dashboard

In order to keep the community updated on vaccine distribution progress, yesterday, the County launched COVID-19 Vaccine Data Dashboard . As of this morning, 4,058 Prince Georgians have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. This is only less than .5% of the county’s total population of more than 900,000 residents. The County vaccination webpage […]

Friday January 8th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on County Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Data Dashboard

Today at 10 am: COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Please tune in via Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube: the press conference will live stream directly from the County Executive’s Facebook and Twitter pages, or with the YouTube link on the County’s COVID-19 response and vaccine distribution plan. The YouTube link for the live stream is below for your convenience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xG1IOeYqu8k. #PGCCOVID19

Wednesday January 6th, 2021 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on Today at 10 am: COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Why Do I Need to Get a Vaccine

Friday January 1st, 2021 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on Why Do I Need to Get a Vaccine

4 Things to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Thursday December 31st, 2020 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on 4 Things to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

County Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

This week, the County has announced its COVID-19 phased vaccine distribution plan. Further details are on the County’s COVID-19 vaccine webpage, health.mypgc.us/COVIDVaccine. This plan was developed based on guidance from the CDC and coordination with the State Health Department and is subject to change.

Wednesday December 30th, 2020 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on County Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan