COVID-19 UPDATE FROM MEDCHI
February 3, 2021
Dear MedChi Members and Maryland Physicians:

I hope you've been able to enjoy this week's snow and are staying safe, healthy, and warm. Here's what we want you to know today:

UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENTS





  • On Thursday, February 11, MedChi is partnering with the Maryland Department of Health's Behavioral Health Administration to present "Balancing Work and Parenting," a program designed to support health care professionals during COVID-19.


NEWS & INFORMATION


  • Vaccine update from Governor Larry Hogan:
  • Maryland is currently in Phase 1C of the vaccine distribution plan, including residents 65 and over, as well as critical workers in high-risk settings. While federal guidelines make 2 million Marylanders eligible, the state is only receiving 10,000 doses per day.
  • The State of Maryland has launched a grassroots public outreach and equity campaign to promote vaccine confidence. Join the GoVAX campaign.
  • The Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps is deploying volunteers to support vaccination clinics across the state. Sign up to volunteer at a vaccination clinic
  • Mass vaccination sites are set to open at the end of this week at the Baltimore Convention Center and Six Flags American in Prince George's County.


  • MedChi has recently joined a national group buying program founded by the South Carolina Medical Society that allows our members to purchase PPE at a discounted rate.  The list of supplies includes Honeywell H910 Plus N95 Respirators, gloves, gowns, face shields, and hand sanitizer.  Click here and use the discount code MEDCHI-SAVE5 to get the member discount.
We are your advocate and your resource, and we're here for anything you need. Please don't hesitate to reach out.

Thank you for all that you do as physicians, healers, and heroes.

Gene Ransom
MedChi CEO
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