3 Cedar Street | Cambridge, MD 21613 | 410-228-3223; Fax 410-228-9319 | Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Medical Assistance Transportation

*** 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

 

Medical Assistance Transportation

Fax: (410) 901-8189

This program provides a non-emergency medical transportation source for Dorchester County Medicaid recipients who have no other means of transportation. Riders must have an active Medical Assistance number. For local (in county) transportation, you should call at least 48 hours (2 days) in advance of the appointment to schedule a medical ride. If a rider is requesting to be transported out of the county, please call at least 72 hours (3 week days) before your appointment. Transportation to and from medical appointments is provided by Delmarva Community Transit (D.C.T)

When calling to make an appointment, please have the following information available:

  • Medicaid number. Have you enrolled in a Managed Care Organization? If so, which one?
  • Telephone number and address
  • Name and address of doctor or clinic or Primary Care Physician (PCP). Have you obtained a referral for your visit if different than PCP?
  • Appointment time and return time. How long will you be at your appointment?
  • Are you a wheelchair patient? Do you have a ramp where you live? Will someone be going with you?

You should be ready 1/2 hour before pick-up time for all local appointments. For all out of town appointments, call 410-221-1910 between 4:00-5:00pm the day before your appointment to get your pick up time.  Remember to call if there are any changes in transportation such as appointment change or cancellation. If you miss three or more consecutive trips, you must call the bus at 410-221-1910, the day before the transport, for the pick-up time for a minimum of thirty days.  If you fail to do so, the ride will be automatically canceled.  Misuse may result in denial or suspension of services.

In the event of severe weather:

  • If public school systems are closed due to weather, DCS (D.D.U.S.T.) will be closed.
  • Listen to local radio station (WCEM 1240 AM, 106.3 FM) for information.
  • If transportation is delayed due to weather or scheduling demands, it is your responsibility to call your doctor or clinic to advise them of the situation. You may have to reschedule.

FEES: This service is free to those who qualify.

Hours: 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Monday through Friday

For more information, please contact Donna Reed, MA Transportation Coordinator, or any MA Transportation staff at (410) 901-2426.

  • Spanish interpretation/translation is available

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