COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Use this guide to find trusted and reliable news sources related to the Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine.
- Learn more about approved vaccines and the vaccination program from Medline Plus COVID-19 Vaccines.
- The Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Vaccines: Coronavirus Resource Center includes a vaccine tracker, FAQs, and information about the vaccine development timeline.
- The Smithsonian Institution has collaborated with cultural organizations in communities across the nation to create Vaccines & US. The resources here will help you make an informed decision about COVID‑19 vaccines and help you discuss the vaccines with your family, friends, and community.
Check Vaccine Availability
Check for real-time information on Maryland vaccine availability from MD Vaccine Updates* at mdvax.info or on Twitter at MDVaxAlerts.
*As noted on this site's disclaimer, this is not an official government-affiliated site, but created by an individual to help the community.
Call the Maryland COVID-19 Vaccine Support Center at 855-MD-GoVax (855-634-6829).
Maryland Department of Health's covidLINK site has information about vaccine priority groups, vaccine supply information, and benefits to receiving the vaccine.
COVID-19 Vaccines in Maryland has information on where to get the vaccine, accessibility resources, and frequently asked questions.
Locate clinics providing vaccinations for COVID-19, the flu, and other diseases using MarylandVax.org.
The Maryland Insurance Administration’s Commissioner reminds all Marylanders that they cannot be billed for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)
The CDC website has a collection of reliable information about vaccines, including Understanding How COVID-19 Vaccines Work and How CDC Is Making COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations.
Read more in the following articles about the disparity and racial equity issues surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine.
“Views Of A Potential COVID-19 Vaccine” starts on page 16 of Race Health and Covid-19: The Views and Experiences of Black Americans (PDF)
Misinformation & Myths
Published by Harvard’s School of Public Health, Establishing the Truth: Vaccines, Social Media, and the Spread of Misinformation explains where misinformation comes from, how it’s spread, and how to combat it.
AP has debunked common myths and misinformation in Debunked COVID-19 myths survive online, despite facts and the NOT REAL NEWS series.
The Consumer Protection Bureau is cautioning against vaccine-related scams.
COVID-19: Links You Can Trust
Use this guide to find trusted and reliable news sources related to Coronavirus COVID-19.
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