Visiting ship’s crew will be able to get COVID-19 vaccinations at Port of Baltimore – CBS Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WJZ) – In an effort to bolster the state’s immunization efforts, the Maryland Port Authority announced a partnership with the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems to deliver the Johnson and Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine to members of the ship’s crew visiting the Helen Delich Bentley harbor in Baltimore.
“Maryland continues to make progress in administering the COVID-19 vaccine, and this Baltimore Harbor clinic is a great opportunity for the ship’s crew to join the effort,” Governor said Larry Hogan. “We encourage passing ships to take advantage of this quick and easy way to get vaccinated.
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Jabs will be offered in clinics twice a week starting June 15 every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30 am to 3:45 pm Any member of a ship’s crew visiting a public or private state-owned terminal is eligible for a vaccine.
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The clinics will stay until the end of July or until needs are met, the administration said.
Crew members will need to provide ID, preferred passport, and read and sign an entry form. Those with limited English skills are requested to bring a crew member or escort to assist them.
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“The Port of Baltimore is known in the shipping industry for its emphasis on safe, reliable and efficient operations,” said MDOT Secretary Greg Slater. “This vaccination clinic, offered with our MIEMSS partners, reinforces our commitment to putting health and safety at the forefront of everything we do. “