Dorchester County Health Department

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

Dorchester County COVID-19 Information

Dorchester County is in Phase 3 of Maryland's Vaccination Plan. All adults are eligible. Schedule an appointment for the Moderna vaccine at the Dorchester County Health Department.

If you would like for us to call you to schedule a vaccination appointment, please fill out our interest form: COVID-19 Vaccine Interest Form
(Interés por la vacuna COVID-19)

To remove your name from our vaccine interest list, please complete this form: Unsubscribe from Vaccine Interest List

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 vaccine priority groups and resources, visit covidlink.maryland.gov

 

DCHD COVID-19 Press Releases

12/31/2020 Dorchester County Health Department Begins COVID-19 Vaccinations

11/16/2020 Dorchester County Health Department to Provide Free COVID-19 Testing and Face Masks

7/21/2020 Dorchester County Health Department Conducted Focused COVID-19 Testing

5/29/2020 Dorchester County COVID-19 Testing Available to Community

5/19/2020 Dorchester County Health Department Explains New Safer at Home Advisory

4/11/2020 Dorchester County Health Department Announces First COVID-19 Death

4/8/2020 Dorchester County Health Department COVID-19 Daily Weekday Update

4/7/2020 Dorchester County Health Department Announces Fifth Case of COVID-19

4/5/2020 Dorchester County Health Department Announces Two New Cases of COVID-19

4/1/2020 Dorchester County Health Department Announces Second Case of COVID-19

3/31/2020 Dorchester County Health Department Announces First Case of COVID-19

3/30/2020 Dorchester County COVID-19 Testing Information

3/24/2020 Dorchester County COVID-19 Press Conference for Thursday, March 26, 2020

3/17/2020 Dorchester County Partners Working Together to Protect Citizens

For Press Releases in Spanish 

Media Updates

1/27/2021 Community Conversation

Health Officer Roger Harrell and Deputy Health Officer Dr. Casey Scott discuss Dorchester County’s vaccination plans and answer the community’s questions about vaccines during this hour-long virtual event, hosted by WHCP Cambridge Community Radio in partnership with the Cambridge Association of Neighborhoods, Dorchester Chamber of Commerce, Dorchester Banner, and Dorchester Star.

12/30/2020 WHCP Radio Interview

Dr. Casey Scott, Deputy Health Officer, talks with Dr. Peter Doyle about COVID-19 vaccines, including how they work, safety information, and initial vaccination plans in Dorchester County.

A Special Holiday Message for Dorchester County

Since early 2020, Dorchester County Health Department has been collaborating with Dorchester County’s healthcare providers. Together, they have a special holiday message for the residents of Dorchester County.

Dr. Casey Scott, Deputy Health Officer for Dorchester County Health Department, provides COVID-19 information to parents of students attending Dorchester County Public Schools.

 9/28/2020 COVID-19 Update for Dorchester County Restaurants

The Dorchester Chamber of Commerce and Dorchester County Economic Development organized a COVID-19 update specifically for Dorchester County restaurants.  The webinar included presentations from Tourism, the Health Department, Economic Development, and the Maryland Restaurant Association.

8/26/2020 Community Conversation

Health Officer Roger Harrell and Deputy Health Officer Dr. Casey Scott participate in another virtual town hall event, hosted by WHCP Cambridge Community Radio, in partnership with the Cambridge Association of Neighborhoods and Dorchester Banner.  Dorchester County Health Department provides an update about COVID-19 and answers questions about mask effectiveness, testing efforts, vaccine development, contact tracing, and more.

5/20/2020 Community Conversation

Health Officer Roger Harrell and Deputy Health Officer Dr. Casey Scott participate in a virtual town hall event, hosted by WHCP Cambridge Community Radio, in partnership with the Cambridge Association of Neighborhoods and Dorchester Banner.  Dorchester County Health Department provides an update about COVID-19 and the Safer at Home advisory and answers questions submitted by Dorchester County residents.

4/20/2020 WHCP Radio Interview

Dr. Casey Scott, Deputy Health Officer, provides an update about COVID-19 and discusses topics such as testing, contact tracing, antibody testing, and more.

 

3/26/2020 Dorchester County COVID-19 Press Conference

Health Officer Roger Harrell, Deputy Health Officer Dr. Casey Scott, Dorchester County State’s Attorney Bill Jones, and Dorchester County Public Schools Superintendent Dave Bromwell share important information for the citizens of Dorchester County.

For general questions
about COVID-19:

Dorchester County Health Dept:
Phone: 410-228-3223
(Monday-Friday 8am-430pm)
email:
MDH.DorchesterCOVID-19@maryland.gov
Facebook: DCHD Emergency Preparedness

Maryland Call Line: 211
(available 24/7)

UMMS Nurse Call Line:
1-888-713-0711
(available 24/7)

PRMC Nurse Call Line:
410-912-6889

For guidance on the Governor’s Executive Orders:

Dorchester County
State’s Attorney’s Office
410-228-3611

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