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    July 30, 2021

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    Maryland Department of Health announces GoVAX Summer Tour August dates

    Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) today announced the continuation of the GoVAX Summer Tour with dates in August. The events continue to bring free mobile vaccine clinics and vaccine outreach to cultural and community events and popular destinations across Maryland.

    “It is now easier than ever to get vaccinated throughout the state and what a better time to do so than when at an event with friends and family,” said MDH Secretary Dennis R. Schrader. “These fairs, festivals, National Night Out, and Educators and Cultivators events are wonderful opportunities to support your community and get vaccinated—it will keep you, your family, friends, and countless Marylanders safe from COVID-19 and highly contagious variants.”

    The tour continues with the following events in August:

    64th Annual Garrett County Agricultural Fair: Beginning Aug. 2, a clinic will be located at 270 Mosser Road in McHenry from 3-7 p.m. each day through Aug. 7. Vaccines will be available for individuals ages 12 and older. No appointment is required.


    National Night Out: On Aug. 3, Maryland residents and local law enforcement officers will join together to discuss creating safer, better communities for all. Vaccination clinics will be located at the following National Night Out event locations for individuals ages 12 and older, with no appointment required:

           Bartlett Park, 4300 39th Place in Brentwood, 5-8 p.m.

           Stoneybrook Community, 8701 Winands Road in Randallstown, 5-8 p.m.

           Gardenvillage Community Center, 6011 St. Regis Road in Baltimore, 5-7 p.m.

           Forest Heights Neighborhood Park, 5800 Terrell Avenue in Oxon Hill, 5-7 p.m.


    Educators and Cultivators Event at FedEx Field: On Aug. 17, a clinic will be located at 1600 FedEx Way in Greater Landover from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Vaccines will be available on the 300 club level for individuals ages 12 and older. This community event is designed to prepare young Marylanders to return to school. No appointment is required.

    Maryland Renaissance Festival: Beginning Aug. 28, a clinic will be located outside the main gate at 1821 Crownsville Road in Annapolis on Saturdays and Sundays (and Labor Day) from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Oct. 24. Vaccines will be available for individuals ages 18 and older. No appointment is required.

    Follow @GoVAXMaryland on Twitter to learn about upcoming events and visit https://governor.maryland.gov/govaxmobile/ for updates and additional tour dates.


    For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, visit covidLINK.maryland.gov.


    The Maryland Department of Health is dedicated to protecting and improving the health and safety of all Marylanders through disease prevention, access to care, quality management and community engagement.


    Follow us at twitter.com/MDHealthDept and facebook.com/MDHealthDept.