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County Announces Changes to COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Sites in Anticipation of Increased Demand for Booster Shots

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Health officials announced today that several County-operated vaccination sites will move to new locations to provide increased capacity for COVID-19 vaccinations. Vaccination sites will continue to provide first and second doses of Moderna and Pfizer vaccine, as well as providing additional doses and booster shots currently recommended for certain groups and eligible residents who received the Pfizer vaccine. Testing for COVID-19 will also continue.

Vaccinations are now available at the Montgomery College—Germantown campus, and beginning Monday, Oct. 11, COVID-19 vaccinations will be available at the East County Recreation Center and the Silver Spring Civic Building. The sites at Montgomery College –Rockville campus and the Dennis Avenue Health Center will offer vaccinations on select days.  Visit www.GoVAXMoCo.com for details on clinic hours, as well as additional vaccination clinic locations.

New COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

Montgomery College – Germantown (as of this week)
Bioscience Education Building 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown
Open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

East County Recreation Center (as of Oct. 11)
3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring
Sunday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.

Silver Spring Civic Building (as of Oct. 11)
1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring
Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

To find out if you qualify for an additional dose of the Pfizer vaccine and to make an appointment, visit www.GoVAXMoco.com  Walk-ins are available, but appointments are recommended.  

COVID-19 Testing Sites (as of Oct. 11)

Dennis Avenue Health Center
2000 Dennis Avenue, Silver Spring
Open seven days weekly 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Montgomery College-Rockville
CE Building—off parking lot 11
51 Mannakee Street, Rockville
Open seven days weekly 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Upcounty Regional Services Center
12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown
Open seven days weekly 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Find out about additional free COVID-19 testing clinics and make an appointment at www.MoCoCOVIDTesting.org.  Walk-ups are allowed, but appointments are recommended to decrease waiting times.

For the latest COVID-19 updates, visit the County’s COVID-19 website as well as the County’s data dashboard or follow Montgomery County on Facebook @MontgomeryCountyInfo and Twitter @MontgomeryCountyMD

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Release ID: 21-803
Media Contact: Mary Anderson, 240-777-6507
Categories: Health, Public Safety