State of Maryland Information

  • COVID Link - Maryland's resource page for the vaccine rollout

  • Updates from Governor Hogan
  • Mask mandate lifted - The State has ended its mask mandate. Local jurisdictions and private businesses may still require their use. The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) continues to strongly recommend that unvaccinated individuals wear a face covering in indoor settings and situations where physical distancing cannot be maintained. 
  • Restrictions lifted - All State capacity restrictions on outdoor entertainment, art, and sports venues and indoor entertainment venues and conventions, and all remaining restrictions on indoor and outdoor dining have been lifted (still subject to local jurisdiction).
  • Delta Variant - Governor Hogan also provided an update on the significant summer surge of the Delta variant, which states with low vaccination rates are experiencing. Delta, which is two to four times more contagious than the original virus, currently accounts for nearly 100% of the newest sequenced cases. 
  • Post-Vaccination Data Dashboard - The Maryland Department of Health has added post-vaccination infection data to its COVID-19 data dashboard.
  • Vaccines - Marylanders can get a free COVID-19 vaccine at any of the thousands of distribution points across the state, including hundreds of pharmacies and primary care providers, by visiting covidvax.maryland.gov or by calling 1-855-MD-GOVAX (1-855-634-6829).
  • Booster shot update - The State of Maryland has authorized COVID-19 booster shots for all Marylanders 65 and older who are living in congregate care settings, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential drug treatment centers, and developmentally disabled group homes.