Allegany County Health Department continues to offer COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesdays at the Willowbrook Office Complex, 12501 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland. Vaccinations are free and no appointment is needed. From 9 a.m. to 12 noon, first and second doses of Moderna and the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines are offered. From 1 to 4:00 p.m., initial courses and booster doses of Pfizer vaccine are offered for those age 12 and older. Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Free COVID-19 vaccines are also available at local pharmacies, urgent care clinics, pediatric offices, and some primary care providers.
As of October 11, 45.2% of Allegany County residents were fully vaccinated against COVID-19, compared to 65.2% of all Marylanders.
Free Drive-thru COVID testing continues at the Allegany County Fairgrounds Ag Pavilion on Mondays from
2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can pre-register for testing by going to health.maryland.gov/allegany and clicking on the testing pre-registration link under “COVID-19 Information” on the right side of the page.
Allegany County COVID-19 Case Statistics as of October 7:
• New COVID Cases: 234 (cumulative total 9,380)
• Additional Deaths: 2 (cumulative total 239)
• Cases Per 100,000 Population: 53.76 (Maryland: 17.63)
• Positivity Rate: 10.41 % (Maryland: 3.88%)
There were Eight new cases reported in Grant County.
3 from Grant County Schools 0 from GCRCC
October TOTAL —111
2,267 Total COVID Cases
• 1932 Confirmed Positive COVID cases
• 335 Probable COVID cases
• 2,156 Total Recovered
• 73 Active Cases uncertain how many hospitalized as some have transferred, and some have not been able to be reached.
• 34 Deaths listed as COVID related
Pfizer Boosters approved for those that had primary Pfizer series at least 6 months ago and are:
• age 65 or older
• age 18 or over with underlying medical conditions
• high risk exposure employment
THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THOSE THAT HAD MODERNA OR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON VACCINE
You must bring your COVID vaccine card
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY:
Grant County Health Department call 304-257-4922
Grove Street Health Center 304-257-2451
Mt. Top Medical Health Center 304-693-7616
Judy’s Drug Store 304-257-1044
Pfizer Vaccine available for all age 12 yrs. and older
or Moderna for anyone age 18 or older
Grant County Health Department
Call Mt. Storm Health Center for more information on their COVID vaccine availability and dates
Please, if you have any symptoms such as a sore throat, nasal congestion, headache, body aches, loss of taste or smell or stomach upset, get tested early. This COULD be the onset of COVID and if positive, consult with your care provider for advice on treatment which may prevent severe complications. Your provider may order antibody infusions if determined you are at risk.
Grant Memorial Hospital COMMUNITY testing is no longer available
Free Community COVID Testing
Petersburg City Parking Lot
Tuesdays 11-5 Fridays 11-3
Testing By Appointment:
Grove Street Health Care Center 304-257-2451 or
Mt. Top Medical Center 304-693-7616.