Covid-19 Vaccine Preregistration Now Open to County Residents 16 and Older

Montgomery County has opened preregistration at County-operated COVID-19 vaccine centers for all County residents aged 16 and older. To register for a County-operated center go to As more vaccines come into Maryland, residents also can continue to preregister for State mass vaccination clinics online or by calling 1-855-MDGOVAX (1-855-634-6829). Residents are encouraged to preregister with the State and with the County—and advised to take the first vaccination appointment they are offered at any clinic.

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April is Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month, and this year, AAHP is partnering with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health in focusing on the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on African Americans (and other racial/ethnic minorities and American Indian and Alaska Native communities). As we work to bring this pandemic to an end, more African Americans getting vaccinated counts as a critical measure to reduce the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on African Americans nationwide. ⁠

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"It's time for Black folks to have a conversation between us, about us." The Kaiser Family Foundation’s Greater than COVID campaign joined forces with the Black Coalition Against COVID to present THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us, featuring comic and TV host W. Kamau Bell in conversation with Black health care workers about the COVID-19 vaccines. THE CONVERSATION includes a series of more than 50 FAQ videos that cover an array of vaccine-related topics. AAHP encourages everyone to join the conversation by watching and sharing the videos widely.

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March is National Nutrition Month

Good nutrition is vital to good health! This March, AAHP joins the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in celebrating National Nutrition Month. AAHP encourages all Black Montgomery County residents to join us in learning how nutrition and physical activity can transform lives.

This year's theme is "Personalize Your Plate." There is no one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition and health. We are all unique with different bodies, goals, backgrounds and tastes! AAHP offers several education programs to help you understand what foods are best for you in your health journey.

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COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code

Information on COVID-19 infections and deaths by zip code, age, race, gender, and residency, based on data from the Maryland Department of Health released on 2/12/2021.

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