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Youth Vaccine Clinic Set for Wednesday

December 11th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Health Department will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for youth ages five to eleven on the ground floor of the Willowbrook Office Complex from 3 – 5 p.m. December 15.  Appointments are required, and the child’s parent or legal guardian must come with them to the appointment.  Appointments can be scheduled by going online to  The WOC building is located directly across the street from UPMC Western Maryland, at 12501 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD.


The Allegany County Health Department continues to offer the following COVID-19 vaccinations on a walk-in basis every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Allegany County Fairgrounds at 11400 Moss Avenue, Cumberland, MD: 

  • First and second doses of Moderna vaccine (age 18 and older)
  • First and second doses of Pfizer vaccine (age 12 and older)
  • Booster doses of Pfizer vaccine (age 18 and older)


Appointments are available for upcoming Moderna booster clinics at the Allegany County Fairgrounds.  Links to register for those appointments are listed below and can also be found in a post pinned at the top of the health department Facebook page. For assistance registering for an appointment, county residents can call the COVID-19 call center at 240-650-3999.


COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are also widely available in the community at local pharmacies, urgent care clinics, and some primary care providers.  Currently, 48.4% of Allegany County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, compared to 69% of all Marylanders. 


Free drive-thru COVID testing continues at the Allegany County Fairgrounds Ag Pavilion on Mondays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  


Updated data on COVID-19 cases are not currently available due to network issues at the Maryland Department of Health.


In, non-COVID news, the health department is pleased to report that we are once again able to issue birth certificates at the Willowbrook Office Complex.  Birth certificates were one of the services impacted by the recent Maryland Department of Health network issues.  We will continue to update the public as other services come back online.