Vaccines are here to help protect against serious illness from COVID-19. All Marylanders ages 12 and older are now eligible to get vaccinated.

Registration Process

If you are 12 years of age or older and have yet to receive your first COVID-19 Vaccine, please follow one of the links below to register for an appointment.

Clinics available include:

Moderna Vaccine – available only to those 18 years of age and older – requires a 2nd dose after 28 days
Pfizer Vaccine – available to those 12 years of age and older – requires a second dose after 21 days
Johnson & Johnson Janssen  Vaccine- available to those 18 years of age and older- Single dose

If appointments are full at a clinic, please try registering for a different date. If all appointments are full, additional clinic registration links will be posted here on a weekly basis. If you require assistance contact cecilcovid.vaccineinfo@maryland.gov or 410-996-1005.

  •  Walk-in appointments are available at Cecil County Health Department Clinics. Please note that clinics held at ChristianaCare, Union Hospital require an appointment. Please do not arrive at the clinic site more than 5 minutes prior to your appointment time.  Admittance to the clinic site is granted by appointment time to maintain social distancing.
  •  Adults must bring identification with a birthdate. Minors require consent from a parent or guardian. Acceptable information includes government-issued ID cards, drivers license, or passport.
  • Please remember that this vaccine may require a second dose approximately 21 – 28 days (depending on vaccine manufacturer) following the first dose. You should keep this follow-up appointment in mind when scheduling your initial appointment.
  • Please do not come to the vaccine clinic if you are experiencing COVID-like symptoms, if you have tested positive for COVID in the prior 10 days, if you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID in the last 10 days, or if you have received any other vaccination (flu, pneumonia, etc.) within the last 14 days.
  • Please be prepared to remain in our observation area for at least 15 minutes after you are vaccinated. There are NO exceptions to this requirement. You may be asked to remain under observation for up to 30 minutes based on your health history.

Vaccine is available at many other other providers in the county, including:

 

Mass vaccination site registration info

Why Should You Get the Vaccine?

Protective
It helps to protect you and those around you from COVID-19.

Promising results
Early clinical trials show the vaccines are highly effective in preventing serious illness.

Pandemic-ending
These vaccines are the path forward to ending the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minimal side effects
Most of the participants in clinical trials had minimal side effects. The most common were soreness at injection site, fever, or body aches.

What are the Vaccines?

Vaccines Status Dosing Efficacy Potential Side
Effects
Pfizer Vaccine has been authorized for emergency use for individuals age 12 and older Two doses, delivered three weeks apart 95% effective at preventing serious illness Injection-site pain, fatigue, headaches, chills
Moderna Vaccine has been authorized for emergency use Effects for individuals age 18 and older Two doses, delivered four weeks apart 94.1% effective at preventing serious illness Injection-site pain, fatigue, muscle aches, joint pain, headaches, chills
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine has been authorized for emergency use for individuals age 18 and older One Dose 85% effective at preventing severe illness Injection site pain, fatigue, headache, muscle pain, joint pain
Novavax Vaccine trials are ongoing Two doses, delivered three weeks apart Injection site pain, rash, headaches, muscle pain, fever