COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines, and More

Together we can fight COVID-19. Protecting yourself and your loved ones is easier than you think. Want to get tested or vaccinated? Alterwood Advantage is here to help control the spread of the virus and help you with your COVID-19 needs.

Testing

There are hundreds of COVID-19 testing locations in Maryland.  If you are experiencing the below symptoms, you should get tested. 

  • Fever or chills  
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

 

Testing Sites

Are you looking for a testing site?  The Maryland Department of Health provides easy to find testing locations. Click here to go to the Maryland Testing Sites Locator and enter your zip code.

 

Vaccinations

A worldwide and country initiative has been in place to narrow the spread of COVID-19. In fact, most people in the United States are vaccinated or getting vaccinated every day. Vaccinations have proven to be safe, effective, and can reduce your risk of severe illness. You are eligible to receive the vaccine if you are 12 years old or older.

 

Vaccination Options

Vaccinations are widely available in Maryland. CDC and FDA give guidance on the available vaccinations offered.  To learn more, click here to go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vaccines for COVID-19 website.

 

Vaccination Locations

Ready to get your COVID-19 vaccine? It’s easy! The State of Maryland provides vaccine sites and can even shorten the process by allowing you to schedule online.  

  • You can find your nearest vaccination site when you visit the “Maryland Testing Sites Locator” by clicking here
  • You can schedule your appointment by visiting the Maryland’s GoVax site by clicking here.  
  • You can also contact your primary care physician to see if they have the vaccine available or if you have additional questions specific to any health concerns.  

If you don’t have access to the internet, you can call the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at 1-800-232-0233 to get connected to a vaccination location near you.

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Cost

There is no cost-sharing when you receive your vaccine. The United States Government will cover the cost for the vaccine and the cost will be free to you. Your provider still may ask you to provide your health insurance card/information. Don’t worry, you will not get a billed for this service.

 

Want to learn more about COVID-19?

The Maryland Department of Health has resources as well as frequently asked questions about COVID-19. For trending and up to date information, please visit their website by clicking here.