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Baltimore City to text residents encouraging them to get vaccinated

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The Baltimore City Health Department has announced it will begin sending text messages to residents encouraging them to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment.

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Residents can expect to receive a text message over the next few days, encouraging them to visit to find information about mobile clinics occurring throughout Baltimore City. Those without access to the internet can call Baltimore City’s COVID-19 Call Center at 443-984-8650 for information on how to make an appointment.

Residents in need of help with transportation can call 410-372-3444 or e-mail Through a partnership with the Baltimore City Fire Department, homebound residents can request a home vaccination and register for an appointment by visiting Homebound residents without internet access can call the Maryland Access Point hotline at 410-396-2273, Monday- Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for assistance.

Residents already vaccinated that receive the text message are encouraged to forward the message to friends and family members interested in making a vaccination appointment. Those residents who do not wish to be contacted in future Baltimore City Health Department text message campaigns can reply “STOP” to be removed from the distribution list.


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