• Covid News Release: 1/12/2022

  • The below information is where to report positive at-home covid tests.
     
    Please follow the below link to report a positive at-home covid test. This is only meant for *at-home* tests (not those done by a professional or in a healthcare setting) and for tests taken within the past 10 days.  Attached are instructions on how to use the website. Click on “apply” and then register for an account. From there you will be prompted to answer a few questions before reporting your positive result.
     
    covidlink.maryland.gov/selfreport
     
     
    Geneva Schaffle
    Emergency Management Coordinator
    Talbot County Department of Emergency Services
    gharrison@talbgov.org
    O: (410) 770-8166
    C: (443) 758-7666

    There will be a COVID EOC Call Wednesday January 12 at 10 AM. These calls will continue every Wednesday at 10 AM through the month of January
    Call in number: 1-415-655-0002
    Access Code: 731 701 339

    Join Online:  https://talbotcounty.webex.com/talbotcounty/j.php?MTID=mabf31305f0387135325e46aba74fdd22
     
    If you have any lingering COVID questions, please read the following email very closely. If your question is not answered, there is an opportunity to has questions on our EOC call tomorrow after the Health Officer’s report.
     
    Attached is the:

     
    Testing Information:
    Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 2:30 PM, Talbot Business Center 28712 Glebe Road, Easton MD 21601, Call 410-819-5632 for an appointment.
    The testing demand at this time on the shore far exceed capabilities. Please know that the phone lines for the HD’s testing site experiences high call volumes. The HD is out of rapid at-home test kits. When they have them back in stock and available to the community, we will share that information. The HD is getting an extremely limited supply of these at-home test kits. Local pharmacies are frequently getting at-home test kits in stock (Pembertons, Hills, Target, etc.). Anne Arundel Medical Center has 7-day a week PCR testing. Here is more information on other test sites. Should sites such as this become available on the shore, we will share that information.
    **Please do not go the ER to get a covid test**
     
    Vaccine Information:
    Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J offered Monday through Friday at the Talbot County Vaccine Center 102 Marlboro St, Easton MD from 10 AM - 6 PM. You can come get your first dose, second dose, third dose (immunocompromised), or booster. No appointment needed, walk-ups welcome. Vaccine help line for questions and appointments 410-819-5641.
    Boosters! Please follow this link to see who is eligible for their booster
    You can register for your booster dose here https://bit.ly/3BdZ40G 
    Pfizer vaccine has been approved for ages 5-11. Call 410-819-5641 for questions and appointments.
     
    Food Pantry Information:
    https://talbotcovid19.org/food-resources/ has compiled information regarding food resources across Talbot County.
     
    As always, please don’t hesitate to give me a call if you have any questions.