Pfizer Vaccine

May 25, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County Encouraging Youth Ages 12-15 to Get Vaccinated

Montgomery County health officials encourage youth to get vaccinated now that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized for the 12-15-year-old age group. According to the county’s Vaccination Distribution Dashboard, more than 20,000 kids have gotten their first dose so far– including 15-year-old Anthony Luna-Lopez of Silver Spring. Lopez shares his experience of getting the vaccine […]

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May 3, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Walk-Up Vaccine Appointments Available Monday at Montgomery College Germantown

Montgomery College – Germantown Campus has walk-up appointments available on Monday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to receive the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine for residents ages 18 and older. Ride On is offering a free “Vaccination Shuttle” to offer transportation to the vaccination site. The shuttle travels between the Shady Grove Metro Station and the […]

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April 15, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich on J&J Vaccine Pause: ‘Pfizer is Helping Make Up For The Loss of Doses’

County leaders say Pfizer vaccine doses will help make up for the loss of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine. Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday, Montgomery County paused the use of the J&J vaccine after six nationwide recipients developed rare […]

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April 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Residents 16+ Can Now Sign Up for Vaccine

Since Monday, Montgomery County residents older than 16 have been able to preregister to receive the coronavirus vaccine at all state and county operated vaccine clinics. This news comes as coronavirus cases for children have been on the rise across the country—particularly in the state of Michigan, which currently is experiencing the worst outbreak in […]

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March 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Recibe el Primer Envío de Vacunas de Johnson & Johnson

El gobierno del condado de Montgomery anunció en Twitter que el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos recibió su primer envío de 1,600 dosis de las vacunas COVID-19 de Johnson & Johnson / Janssen. A diferencia de las vacunas Pfizer y Moderna, solo se necesita una dosis de la vacuna Johnson & Johnson para combatir […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County DHHS Receives First Shipment of Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

Montgomery County Government announced on Twitter that the Department of Health and Human Services has received its first shipment of 1,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, only one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is necessary to fight the coronavirus. 🆕 @MoCoDHHS has received its […]

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March 1, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

State Will Start Allotting Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Doses This Week

Now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that Maryland will start to deploy allotments of the shot this week. According to a press release from Gov. Hogan’s office, the state has been […]

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March 1, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Incrementa la Producción de Vacunas; Se Esperan más Dosis Pronto

Según los funcionarios de salud, Pfizer y Moderna están aumentando la producción de la vacuna COVID-19 para combatir la escasez a nivel nacional. Mientras tanto, la vacuna Johnson & Johnson ha sido autorizada por la FDA (Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos) para uso de emergencia. Los líderes del condado de Montgomery dicen que si reciben […]

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March 1, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Vaccine Production Ramping Up; More Doses Expected Soon

According to health officials, Pfizer and Moderna are ramping up their COVID-19 vaccine production to combat the nationwide shortage. Meanwhile, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine  has been authorized by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for emergency use. Montgomery County leaders say if they get more doses to meet the high demand, it will increase […]

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