Online Registration Process for the Vaccine
The Frederick County Senior Services Division in cooperation with Frederick County Health Department hosted a virtual workshop with step-by-step guidance to the online registration process for Covid-19 vaccine appointments. Please review this PowerPoint and watch the video on how to make an appointment to receive the vaccine.
PowerPoint: What you need to know to make an appointment to receive the COVID Vaccine (updated Jan. 25)
Recording of Presentation: How to Make an Appointment for the COVID Vaccine
Vaccine Interest Form (Pre-register)
If you are interested in receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine from the Frederick County Health Department you will need to complete this form Frederick County COVID-19 Vaccine Interest Form Completing this form does NOT register you to get the vaccine.
The Frederick County Health Department will contact people who have completed this form as the Health Department receives more vaccine and moves to different priority groups for vaccination. When you are contacted you will need to register for your appointment online.
Older adults without internet access may call 301-600-7900. Spanish speakers may call 301-600-7905.
Phone lines are open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Call Center Frequently Asked Questions
For more information visit the Frederick County Health Department's webpage.
Sign-up for COVID-19 Updates
You can sign up to get updates by texting FredCoVID19 to 888777 or receive email updates by registering at Alert Frederick website
For update information visit the Frederick County, Maryland Joint Information Center COVID-19
FREDERICK COUNTY COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR ADULTS 65+
Tips from the CDC regarding: Running Essential Errands (Grocery Shopping, Take-Out, Banking, Getting Gas, Doctor Visits)
CDC Information on Homemade Cloth Face Coverings
CDC Checklist: The CDC has developed a checklist for older persons.
If you are an older adult or someone who has severe chronic medical conditions such as heart or lung disease, or diabetes, you are at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness. It is very important for you to take steps to stay healthy.
Frederick County Pharmacy Information
The State of Maryland has also waived time restrictions on prescription medication refills. Please make sure you have a 30-day supply of each of your prescription medications.
Frederick County Grocery Store Information
The Maryland Department of Aging complied a list of grocery stores that deliver.
They are listed by county. Frederick County is on page 8.
Food Safety Information
Is Coronovirus a Concern at Grocery Stores
Is Coronovirus a Concern for Take Out
Shopping and Handling Groceries
Senior Call Check
Senior Call Check is a FREE service available to adults 65+ in Maryland.
Receive an automated daily call at a time you designate.
After 3 attempts and no answer, we will contact your alternate person to check on you.
Registration is easy – online or over the phone!
Managing the challenges of the holidays during the pandemic
Mental Health Association of Maryland: Protecting Your Wellbeing
Virtual Walk-in Behavioral Health Service (once the page opens click on the yellow banner at the top of the page)
CDC: Daily Life Coping
Managing Anxiety: Coronavirus Fears & Concerns
Rumors vs Facts
Maryland Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rumor Control web page
Legal Aid information