Daily COVID-19 Update

The Allegany County Health Department still has several appointment slots available for Tuesday, November 2 and Wednesday, November 3 for Moderna COVID vaccine boosters. Those clinics will take place in the Multipurpose Building at the Allegany County Fairgrounds. Individuals seeking a Moderna booster at the clinics must pre-register for an appointment online at health.maryland.gov/allegany, be at least six months out from their last dose of COVID vaccine, and fall into one of these classifications: age 65+; age 18+ living in a long-term care setting; age 18+ with underlying medical conditions; or age 18+ working in a high-risk setting.

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines will also be available at the fairgrounds on a walk-in basis on November 2 and 3 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

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 and Vaccination Statistics as of October 26:

  • New COVID Cases: 59 (cumulative total 9,740)
  • Additional Deaths: 0 (cumulative total 245)
  • Cases Per 100,000 Population: 28.81 (Maryland: 12.76)
  • Positivity Rate: 7.18% (Maryland: 3.05%)
  • Percent of population fully vaccinated: 46.5% (Maryland: 66.3%)


Grant County Officials  were notified about 2 additional recent COVID related deaths: a 76-year-old woman, and a 78-year -old woman.

There were Ten (10) New Cases reported in Grant County

October TOTAL —245

2,401 Total COVID Cases

  • 2066 Confirmed Positive COVID cases
  • 335 Probable COVID cases
  • 2,267 Total Recovered
  • 86 Active Cases uncertain how many hospitalized as some have transferred, and some have not been able to be reached.
  • 37 Deaths listed as COVID related

Moderna Covid vaccine has been approved for booster doses.


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

Walgreen’s Pharmacy 304-257-2072

You must bring your vaccine card with you.

CDC recommends the booster dose of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine 6 months or more after their initial series, for individuals

  • age 65 or older
  • age 18 or over with underlying medical conditions
  • high risk exposure employment

or 2 months after Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine (Grant County Health Department will not have Johnson and Johnson vaccine; however, if you want a booster of Moderna or Pfizer at least 2 mos. after Johnson and Johnson that will be available by appointment).

Grove St. Health Center will have Johnson and Johnson available.

It is recognized that some people may not prefer the vaccine type they originally received and may prefer to receive a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots.

Free Community COVID Testing

Petersburg City Parking Lot

Tuesdays 11-5 Fridays 11-3

COVID Testing By Appointment:

Grove Street Health Care Center 304-257-2451 or

Mt. Top Medical Center 304-693-7616.



Free Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing on Thursday the 28th. Open and free to everyone.

9am – 12pm
Hardy County Emergency Authority
17940 SR 55, Baker, WV.

5pm – 8pm:
Moorefield High School
401 North Main Street, Moorefield, WV.