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Coronavirus Information

We all have a role to play to help prevent the spread of #COVID19. Watch this important message from Medical Director at Maryland Physicians Care, Dr. Karen Donaldson. Si necesita información en español, haga clic aquí.

MPC is dedicated to providing you and your families the most up-to-date information to protect you from COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccine

IMPORTANT: COVID VACCINATION
Maryland Physicians Care and the Maryland Department of Health are alerting Marylanders to GET COVID VACCINATED when it’s available to you. IT’S SAFE, IT’S EFFECTIVE, IT’S FREE. We can all help to STOP this pandemic by getting vaccinated.

Maryland COVID-19 Dashboard – COVID-19 Information and Resources
Maryland Vaccination Locator – Find a Vaccination Clinic Near You

Maryland GoVAX COVID-19 Vaccination Support Center

1-855-MDGOVAX / 1-855-634-6829
7 a.m. to 10 p.m. / 7 days a week

The Maryland Department of Health opened the Maryland GoVAX COVID-19 Vaccination Support Center to make COVID-19 vaccine appointments and information easily available for Marylanders without internet access. Marylanders who have internet access can visit covidlink.maryland.gov to connect with an advocate.

I am homebound. How can I get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Call the Maryland GoVAX COVID-19 Vaccination Support Center at 1-855-MDGOVAX (1-855-634-6829) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. Please choose the option “No Arm Left Behind” and a support center advocate will take your information for in-home vaccination coordination.

I don’t have a way to get to a vaccine appointment. What can I do?

Call the Maryland GoVAX COVID-19 Vaccination Support Center at 1-855-MDGOVAX (1-855-634-6829) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. Please choose the option “No Arm Left Behind” and a support center advocate will take your information for vaccination coordination.

Your local health department may offer transportation to certain vaccination sites. Contact your local health department for more information.

Maryland Medicaid members may be eligible for a ride under the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) program. To find out if you qualify for NEMT, contact your local health department.

What is “No Arm Left Behind”?

“No Arm Left Behind” is Governor Larry Hogan’s plan to make sure that Marylanders who want a vaccine, especially those who need help getting one, can get a vaccine. Anyone who is homebound, needs transportation or without internet access is encouraged to call the Maryland GoVAX COVID-19 Vaccination Support Center at 1-855-MDGOVAX (1-855-634-6829). Support Advocates are available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week to help make arrangements for your vaccination.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing, when ordered by your doctor, is covered at no cost to MPC members. Call your doctor with any concerns or symptoms, and your doctor will tell you next steps. Your doctor’s phone number is listed on your MPC Member ID card and the secure member portal.

Many details about this disease are still unknown, such as treatment options, how the virus works, the total impact of the illness, and other factors.

Help Is Here!

You can find a testing site near you using the Maryland Testing Site Tool.

What is the Coronavirus?

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a lung and airway infection, similar to the flu.

What are the symptoms?

Symptoms may include fever, cough, sore throat, and shortness of breath.

I may have symptoms. What do I do?

If you are experiencing symptoms or think you have been exposed to COVID-19, it is very important that you get tested.

To find out where you can get your free and easy test, contact your doctor. You can find a testing site near you using the Maryland Testing Site Tool.

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Help is Just a Click Away.

Maryland Physicians Care members also have free access to the free MyVirtualMPC telemedicine app. The doctor will answer questions about symptoms and let you know if you should seek in-person care. MyVirtualMPC doctors are available seven days a week, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Click here to download or sign up for MyVirtualMPC.

You can also call MPC from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday at 1-800-953-8854 if you need help finding a doctor.

Protect yourself and your community.

We all have a role to play in protecting our communities and families from the spread of coronavirus. You can also follow these tips to stop infection:

  • Practice “social distancing.”
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently. Use soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizing rub (must contain at least 60 percent alcohol).
  • Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze by coughing/sneezing into your elbow.
  • Throw away tissues in a wastebasket after use.
  • Clean public surfaces thoroughly.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Avoid shaking hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Get a flu vaccine. Click here for information about the flu.

Check Out These Links to Helpful COVID-19 Topics

For the latest up-to-date COVID-19 information please visit the cdc.gov website or click on one of the topics below.

Know The Facts About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Symptoms are flu-like, including: fever, coughing, and shortness of breath.

If you think you might have been exposed, contact your doctor immediately. You can also have a video visit with a doctor using the MyVirtualMPC app.

It is important to do everything you can to protect yourself from COVID-19.

Important Claims Processing Update

Effective 6/14/2021, all paper claims regardless of DOS should be sent to:
Maryland Physicians Care
P.O. Box 21099
Eagan, MN 55121