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Cancer Screening Services

*** Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information ***

Dorchester County COVID-19 Information

For all COVID-19 inquiries, such as scheduling an appointment for testing or vaccination, please call our new COVID-19 satellite office at 410-228-0235. 

Pre-register online or call 410-228-0235 to schedule an appointment for the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine at the Dorchester County Health Department. For information about community vaccination clinics, please call 410-228-0235 as locations and times vary.

Individuals age 12 and up are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. There are now booster recommendations for all three COVID-19 vaccines. Eligible individuals can choose which booster shot to get. Please note: DCHD does not currently have J&J, but we are offering boosters of Pfizer and Moderna to:
- all J&J vaccine recipients at least 2 months after the single dose.
- individuals who received the Pfizer or Moderna series and are age 65+, 18+ with underlying medical conditions, or 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings at least 6 months after the second dose.


ATTENTION PARENTS OF 5-11 YEAR OLDS: Once approved by the CDC, DCHD will hold special Pfizer vaccine clinics for this age group. If you would like your child to be vaccinated, please complete our interest form for each child.

Did you lose your COVID-19 vaccination card or need proof of vaccination? Please visit MD.MyIR.net and complete the online form to view and print your official vaccination record for free.

For more information about COVID-19 vaccines and resources, visit covidlink.maryland.gov


Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) on the Eastern Shore

Do you or someone you know on the Eastern Shore need to be screened for cancer? The Maryland BCCP on the Eastern Shore provides breast and cervical cancer screenings at NO COST to women across the shore!

The three programs listed below coordinate breast and cervical cancer screening services for ALL Eastern Shore residents. Please contact one of the three programs for more information about no cost screenings and to schedule your appointment.

Upper Shore Region

Kent County Health Department

125 S. Lynchburg Street

Chestertown, MD 21620



Mid-Shore Region

Caroline County Health Department

403 S. 7th Street Rm 268

Denton, MD 21629



Lower Shore Region

Wicomico County Health Department

108 East Main Street

Salisbury, MD 21801

(Mailing address)


Colorectal Cancer Screening

This program provides free examination and screening for colorectal cancer for individuals over 50 in Dorchester County who are financially eligible. Individual education and group presentations are available upon request to the general public.

Eligibility: Men and women who are 50 years of age or older, who do not have insurance or their insurance does not cover screening or who have a family history of colon cancer or adenomatous polyps, and meet financial requirements are eligible for this program.

Fees: This is a free service to those who qualify. Please call to verify eligibility.

For more information, please contact Kathy Riggins, at 410-901-8125.




Cancer Resources

National Breast Cancer Coalition

Susan G. Komen Foundation

National Cancer Institute

Breast Cancer Education

American Cancer Society

National Library of Medicine

Johns Hopkins Oncology Center

Mesothelioma Guide

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