Pediatric Care Center

 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates 

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We all have questions regarding COVID vaccine information, availability and scheduling. This is an ever changing topic that we will strive to keep you informed of here. Check back for updates as information evolves..

Has the staff at the PCC been vaccinated?

Yes!  We have all received the vaccination. While this is very good news, we will continue to adhere closely to CDC guidelines regarding masking, social distancing and enhanced cleaning protocols. 

 
When will my child be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine?

As of this writing (May, 2021), all people 12 years of age and older are eligible to receive a vaccine.  The 12 to 17 year age group is currently only authorized to receive the Pfizer vaccine. We do not have any information about when the vaccine will be available for children under 12. 

Does the PCC have any COVID vaccine?

At this time, we have been approved as a State of Maryland COVID vaccine administration site.  We are awaiting allocation of vaccine to us which may come any day.  We expect to receive PFIZER BioNTech product initially.  We will offer it to all eligible patients and their family or household members at no cost to them.

Once my child or I am eligible for the vaccine, how do I sign up?

You can pre-register one of three ways:

    1).   by sending an email to:  covidvax@thepediatriccarecenter.com  with the patient or family member’s name, date of birth and best contact email and phone number to contact you when scheduling begins

     2).  by calling the main telephone number 301-564-5880 and leaving a message in the Nurse message box (select 6) with the patient or family member’s name and date of birth, and email and phone number

      3).  by logging into the Portal if you have a registered account, and requesting the appointment in the Request Appointment tab

We will try to set up several possible options for appointment times and also larger clinic times to accommodate everyone. The sooner you register, the sooner we can begin scheduling.