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Greenbelt Vaccine Center to Close After the Memorial Day Weekend

The Greenbelt Metro Community Vaccination Center is going to close next Tuesday. The FEMA Vaccination Center at Greenbelt Metro Station is open Memorial Day weekend, and walk-ins are welcome! If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, make a plan to stop by so you can be #ProudtobeProtected. Since MAy 12, the Vaccination Center has been open […]

Friday May 28th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on Greenbelt Vaccine Center to Close After the Memorial Day Weekend

County to Lift Mask Mandate this Friday

Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced today that the County will align with the State of Maryland and CDC recommendations and lift the mask mandate for fully vaccinated individuals, due to a continued decline in key COVID-19 metrics and increasing vaccination rates. These new guidelines will go into effect by Executive Order on Friday, […]

Wednesday May 26th, 2021 in Announcements, County, COVID-19 | Comments Off on County to Lift Mask Mandate this Friday

J&J COVID Vaccination Starts Tomorrow at Greenbelt Station

Beginning tomorrow, May 12, Greenbelt Community Vaccination Center (CVC) will provide Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccinations and continue to provide Pfizer second doses for the remaining weeks the center is open. Maryland residents have until today, May 11 to get their first dose of the two-dose Pfizer vaccine at the Greenbelt  CVC. Second doses are […]

Tuesday May 11th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on J&J COVID Vaccination Starts Tomorrow at Greenbelt Station

Restaurant Assistance Grants

The Economic Development Corporation is now accepting applications for the Restaurant Assistance Grant program. This program provides $12,000 grants to support Prince George’s County-based restaurants and food establishments. Learn more and apply: https://www.pgcedc.com/restaurantassistance

Wednesday May 5th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on Restaurant Assistance Grants

Safeway to Offer COVID Vaccines at the UMD Campus

Starting tomorrow, Monday to Wednesday, April 26-28, 2021, Safeway Pharmacy will be providing Pfizer vaccinations at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center on the College Park campus. Here is the vaccine appointment link. Please share this with your friends and neighbors. The UMD vaccine site location is: Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center 7801 Alumni Drive […]

Sunday April 25th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on Safeway to Offer COVID Vaccines at the UMD Campus

City to Get New COVID Relief Funds under American Rescue Plan

The Council will get an update on budget revisions, related to funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), prior to the upcoming budget introduction. The City is expected to receive ARPA funding and that it should exceed $15 million. One of the allowable uses for the ARPA’s funding (referred to as “Local Fiscal Recovery […]

Monday April 19th, 2021 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on City to Get New COVID Relief Funds under American Rescue Plan

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 | Comments Off on COVID Vaccination Center Coming to Greenbelt Metro Station

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. In many states health institutions are using coronavirus medical trailers so they can reach out more people with this vaccination campaigns. Seniors in Phase 1 […]

Monday March 29th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on County Enters Phase 2A of COVID-19 Vaccination

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