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    August 27, 2021​

    Media Contact:

    Deidre McCabe, Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-3536

    Charles Gischlar, Deputy Director, Media Relations, 410-767-6491

    Maryland Department of Health announces GoVAX Summer Tour dates through Labor Day 

    Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) GoVAX Summer Tour continues through the Labor Day holiday. The events continue to bring free mobile vaccine clinics and vaccine outreach to cultural and community events and popular destinations across Maryland.

    “Ensuring all Marylanders have convenient and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines remains a priority as we continue our fight against this pandemic,” said MDH Secretary Dennis R. Schrader. “If you are attending a GoVAX Summer tour event and are still not vaccinated, please take advantage of the opportunity to protect yourself, your family, your friends and your community.”

    The tour continues with the following events:

    Sandy Point State Park: Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be available at Sandy Point State Park on the main plaza leading to the beach from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through (and including) Labor Day, Mon. Sept. 6. Vaccinations are free of charge, however all visitors must pay the park entry fee. Through a partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, individuals who return to receive their second dose will receive free park entry when they show their CDC vaccination card listing Sandy Point State Park as the place of vaccination. The Pfizer vaccine will be available for individuals ages 12 and older. No appointment is required.

    The Maryland State Fair: Through Sept. 6, the Baltimore County Department of Health is providing vaccinations to fair visitors at 2200 York Road in Lutherville-Timonium. The vaccination clinic is located in the Exhibition Hall and will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day. The Pfizer vaccine will be available for individuals ages 12 and older. No appointment is required.

    Maryland Renaissance Festival (update): 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 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Vaccines will be available for individuals ages 12 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.