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COVID-19 Information

Dunkirk Family Practice, PA is offering the Moderna and the Pfizer vaccine.  Please call to set up your appointment today!

For the latest information about the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, click here.  For Maryland information, click here.  For the latest information from CalvertHealth Medical Center, please call (410) 535-8469.  For local Calvert County information, click here.

You can slow the spread!

  • Get a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Wear a mask that covers your nose AND mouth to help protect yourself and others.
  • Stay at least 6 feet apart from others who don't live with you.
  • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated indoor spaces.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

Guidance for People Fully Vaccinated

The CDC states, "to maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission".  Click here to get the latest CDC information on how to protect yourself and your family against the Delta variant.

Planning for your COVID-19 vaccination

The CDC states you should:

Who should be tested for COVID?

  • According to the CDC, the following people should get tested for COVID-19:
    • People who have symptoms of COVID-19.
    • People without symptoms of COVID-19 such as:
      • People not fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine who have had close contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19 (including a person who does not have symptoms within 10 days of their positive test result).
      • People not fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine who have taken part in activities that put them at higher risk for COVID-19, such as attending large social or mass gatherings, or being in crowded indoor settings.
      • People not fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine who are prioritized for expanded community screening for COVID-19.
      • People not fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine who have been asked or referred to get testing by their school, workplace, healthcare provider, etc.

Who does not need to be tested?

  • According to the CDC, the following people should not get tested for COVID-19 if they do not have COVID-19 symptoms:
    • Persons who are fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine not living in a congregate setting.
      • For residents in non-healthcare congregate settings (e.g. correctional and detention facilities, group homes) and employees of residential congregate settings and high-density workplaces (e.g. meat and poultry processing and manufacturing plants), refer to CDC's recommendations for fully vaccinated people.
    • People who have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 3 months and recovered, as long as they do not develop new symptoms, do not need to get tested.

Content source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services;