Frederick Health is working in close coordination with the Frederick County
Health Department on Collaborative COVID-19 Community Vaccination Efforts.
Frederick Health is now vaccinating Frederick Health Medical Group patients,
age 75 and up.
Please note: Vaccine clinics are by appointment only. No walk-in vaccinations
will be provided.
- If you are an existing patient of Frederick Health Medical Group, you will
receive additional information directly from Frederick Health Medical
Group with instructions to register for a vaccine clinic.
If you are not a patient of Frederick Health Medical Group, please visit
the Frederick County Health Department website at
health.frederickcountymd.gov for information on public vaccination clinics.
You can text
FredCoVID19 to 888777 for COVID-19 text updates from the health department. For additional
information on the vaccines, please visit
FrederickHealth.org/COVIDVaccine and prepare to #RollUpYourSleeve in an effort to protect yourself and others
This is an evolving situation and we will be updating this information
on an ongoing basis.
Interested in getting the COVID Vaccine?
Please complete the following form
if you are an existing Frederick Health Medical Group patient. We’ll contact
you when you’re eligible.
CLICK HERE to learn more about COVID vaccination, including vaccine info, FAQs and more.
Frederick Health is closely monitoring the current outbreak of COVID-19.
We continue to work through and are in constant communication with the
Frederick County Health Department. We will adjust our procedures based on their guidance as the local public
health authority, and on the needs of our community. For more information
& updates specific to COVID-19 in Maryland - including up-to-date
testing and laboratory confirmed case numbers, please visit the
official CDC website or the
official Maryland Coronavirus website.
If you receive a positive COVID diagnosis, learn more about how to take
care of yourself at home, and when it’s time to seek emergency care.
Managing Symptoms At Home:
When to Seek Emergency Care:
Helpful Information & Resources:
COVID-19 Testing Site
If you or someone you know plans to visit our testing site soon, we suggest
arriving to the testing site early in the day. As a reminder, the testing
site opens daily at 7a.m. Scheduling updates are also posted on the Frederick
Health Facebook page.PLEASE NOTE: Flu shots are not available at our COVID-19 testing site.
Our COVID-19 testing site is located at Frederick Health Village off of
1 Frederick Health Way
Frederick, MD 21701
Click Here for directions
Testing Site Handout (ENGLISH
*Test Results: 240-566-3152
*Due to high testing volume, we are experiencing increased turnaround times
for results and increased phone calls. If you do not speak with one of
our team members, please leave a message and we will return your call
within 48 hours. If at any time you feel short of breath or are having
a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the Emergency Department.
Please inform ER/EMS that you have been tested for COVID-19 so they can be properly protected.
Testing runs daily (7A.M.-2 P.M.) and is available to all, no symptoms
required. For the lastest information on schedule changes & testing
site updates, please visit our
official Facebook page.
Antibody Testing is Available
Antibody testing requires a physician order. Talk to your doctor about
whether antibody testing is right for you.
When to Visit the ER/Urgent Care
It’s simple: wearing a mask is one of the best way to prevent the
spread of COVID-19.
But, if you have symptoms after possible exposure, there are things you
can do to protect yourself and your family at home, too. For example.
regularly clean all shared spaces like kitchen counters and doorknobs,
and stay in one room or away from others until your symptoms go away.
If your symptoms become serious,
seek emergency medical attention immediately. You may need emergency care if you have:
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in your chest
- Sudden confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
Please keep our
emergency services top of mind and don’t hesitate to contact us when you need us.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES (NON-EMERGENCY)
Get fast, easy access to healthcare with Frederick Health Virtual Visit.
See a provider on your schedule - no appointment needed.
For those experiencing mild-to-moderate flu symptoms (cough, sore throat,
congestion, runny nose, headaches, chills, and fatigue), Virtual Visit
allows you to reduce your exposure to others while getting answers to
your healthcare concerns.
Start an Online Consult
For mild-to-moderate flu symptoms (cough, sore throat, congestion, runny
nose, headaches, chills, and fatigue) Urgent Care is a quick and convenient
We're here for you with two convenient locations:
(across from Frederick Health Hospital)
501 W. 7th Street
Frederick, MD 21701
3430 Worthington Blvd.
Frederick, MD 21704
Visitor Policy & Restrictions
Visitors to Frederick Health Hospital
*These restrictions also apply to our Frederick Health Medical Group sites/locations.
By Order of The Governor, all hospital visitation is prohibited except
for the following situations:
- Compassionate Care;
- Parents/Guardians with minor children patients;
- Obstetrics; and
- Support persons for individuals with disabilities.
With respect to the four situations listed above, hospitals shall limit
visitation to only those visitors who are essential for the patient’s
physical or emotional well-being and shall comply with all CDC guidance
Read the official guidelines
How to Protect Yourself & Others
With no vaccine currently available to prevent coronavirus disease 2019
(COVID-19), the CDC highly recommends the following everyday preventive
actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory disease:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Face Mask Patterns & Resources
Some approved patterns and tutorials for homemade masks are linked below:
To review the CDC's
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19, please