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Last updated at 9:30 a.m. on, August 3, 2020.
Of the 61 medical patients we have in the hospital, 7 of them are either confirmed or a person under investigation (PUI) for COVID-19.

CHMC Statistics are updated weekly on Monday.

Updated State of Maryland COVID-19 Statistics can be viewed at: https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/
VEIP TESTING
The Calvert County Department of Health and CalvertHealth Medical Center are partnering to offer drive-through testing for COVID-19 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Prince Frederick Vehicle Emission Inspection Program (VEIP) station located at 1035 Prince Frederick Blvd. in Prince Frederick Testing capacity is predicated on the availability of test kits.

In order to get an appointment, you must have an order from your healthcare provider. If you meet criteria, your healthcare provider will order a test. Once your provider submits the order, you will be sent a unique code and a link to schedule an appointment. You must have BOTH an order and appointment.

If individuals do not have a provider, CalvertHealth Medical Group is available for new patients. Individuals should call 410.535.8457 to be connected with a provider and get an appointment.

Make sure to take a photo identification and your appointment confirmation code with you to the test site.

If your symptoms worsen while awaiting an appointment for testing, to include, but not limited to: trouble breathing, pain or pressure in chest, weakness on one side of the body or inability to control fever with acetaminophen or ibuprofen, individuals should not delay care and seek treatment at the CalvertHealth Emergency Department.

CHOICEONE URGENT CARE PRINCE FREDERICK TESTING
The ChoiceOne Urgent Care center in Prince Frederick is offering drive-thru Covid-19 testing. Click here to make an appointment.
As a result of COVID-19, CalvertHealth Medical Center has received an overwhelming number of calls from residents seeking information on Coronavirus and a variety of other medical questions. In an effort to meet this need, we have established a community hotline to answer medical questions and provide medical information.

The line will be answered Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. The number is 410.535.8469.

It is important to note that the hotline is not a substitute for advice from your healthcare provider.


COVID-19: The Latest Information and What You Need to Know

At CalvertHealth, our top priority is the health and well-being of our patients, employees and the community that we serve. As we continue to take proactive measures and monitor the emerging situation with Coronavirus or COVID-19, CalvertHealth is not permitting visitors into the medical center. This is done with an abundance of caution to ensure the health and safety of patients and healthcare workers.

The new restrictions are effective until further notice. Few exceptions include:

  • Critical or end-of-life care situations
  • Laboring mother support person (limited to 1)
  • Caregiver of a patient 17 years of age or under
  • Infusion patient support person, if required (limited to 1)
  • Person serving as surrogate decision maker
  • Patients with disabilities may designate one support person to accompany, visit and stay with them in the hospital. A support person is defined as someone who is legally authorized to make decisions for the individual with disabilities, a family member, a personal care assistant, or a disability service provider. In this situation, the support person will be permitted to visit even in the instance that the support person is a household contact of the patient. Other reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities may be approved by the VPMA and/or CNO, provided the accommodations comply with all infection prevention policies.


As a reminder for visitors who meet the exception criteria:

  • No visitors under the age of 18 will be permitted in the medical center unless they are the parent of a child receiving care. This includes siblings of patients and newborn infants.
  • All visitors should be healthy. No visitors should come to the medical center if they are ill or have symptoms. Visitors will be screened upon entry to the medical center.
  • No therapy dogs will be permitted in the medical center. Service animals will continue to be allowed.


The Main Entrance is open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., M-F for those coming to the medical center on evenings and weekends, please use the Emergency Department entrance.

At this time, CalvertHealth Medical Group practices are operational with normal business hours and are also offering telemedicine appointments, when applicable. CHMG practices are following the same guidelines for visitors as the medical center.

CalvertHealth acknowledges that this policy may cause some inconvenience for many patients and their family members; however, patient safety and the overall health of the community is the health system’s top priority.

Resources and Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost for laboratory diagnostic testing of COVID-19?
I am feeling sick, should I still keep my appointment?
What is 2019 Novel Coronavirus/COVID-19 and what are the symptoms?
How is COVID-19 spread?
Are symptoms of COVID-19 different in children than in adults?
What are the policies for visiting family and friends in the hospital who are being treated for COVID-19?
Why was my health, wellness, education class or support group cancelled?
What if I think I have symptoms of COVID-19 and want testing?
When should I go to the Emergency Department for COVID-19 related symptoms?
If I am a high-risk individual, how should I protect myself?
Is it safe for me to deliver my baby at CalvertHealth Medical Center?
Can COVID-19 be passed from a pregnant woman to the fetus or newborn?
How do I keep myself and my family safe?
Should I be wearing a mask?
I would like to make homemade masks for our healthcare workers. How should I go about this?
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