COVID-19

All Marylanders 12 and older are eligible for vaccination.

Telehealth

Chase Brexton now offers telehealth services. Please visit our telehealth page for more information. 

Stay Healthy

Looking for information on how to stay healthy or care for yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic? Visit our Stay Healthy page for more information and follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for daily updates.

Get in Touch with Your Health Care Team

Quick, safe, and secure access for messaging and emailing your health care team at Chase Brexton is available: MyChaseBrexton.org. Please note: Behavioral Health providers are not portal message accessible. If you need to speak with your therapist or psychiatrist prior to your appointment, please give them a call at 410-837-2050.

Read our new Restricted Access Policy

Review our new Restricted Access Policy for all Chase Brexton centers here.

Hotlines

If you have COVID-19 questions, please reach out to your Chase Brexton primary care provider through our patient portal, or contact your local health department hotline.

We are scheduling appointments now.​ Chase Brexton patients with access to our patient portal may schedule your vaccination online.  To all our patients, supporters, and community: THANK YOU so much for your patience, assistance, and understanding as we work together to keep our community healthy.

 

COVID-19 BOOSTER SHOTS: Beginning Monday, August 23, all Chase Brexton Centers will offer a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose for qualifying individuals.

You likely qualify if you:

  • Have received your two doses of either Pfizer* or Moderna* COVID-19 vaccines,
  • Are moderately to severely immunocompromised, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC):
    • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
    • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
    • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
    • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
    • Advanced or untreated HIV infection (CD4 less than 200 and/or viral load over 200 copies)
    • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids greater or equal to 20mg of prednisone per day, or other drugs that may suppress your immune response.
  • Are immunocompromised: the third/booster dose can only be given at least 28 days after the second initial vaccine dose.
  • Are not immunocompromised: the third/booster dose can only be given after September 20, and at least 8 months after the second initial vaccine dose.

*A booster is not recommended for those who have gotten the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

To schedule an appointment:

  • If you are a Chase Brexton patient: please login to your Chase Brexton Patient Portal account.
  • If you are new to Chase Brexton or if you cannot access the Patient Portal, call 410-837-2050.
  • If possible, please bring your vaccination card to your appointment.

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COVID-19 VACCINES

Chase Brexton patients 12 and up can make an appointment to receive their COVID-19 vaccine at our Mt. Vernon, Columbia, Glen Burnie, and Randallstown Centers. Patients under 18 must have an adult attend their appointment with them.

To schedule an appointment:

  • If you are a Chase Brexton patient: please login to your Chase Brexton Patient Portal account.
  • If you are new to Chase Brexton or if you cannot access the Patient Portal, call 410-837-2050.

 

VISITING OUR CENTERS

  • Masks are required at Chase Brexton Health Care and other healthcare settings.
    • The CDC recommends masks indoors in public places:
      • If you are over the age of 2 and not fully vaccinated.
      • If you are fully vaccinated but live in an area of substantial or high transmission due to the risk of being infected with the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others.
    • Entry Screening
      • ​​All patients will be screened for symptoms of COVID-19 upon entry.
      • Limited access for guests and visitors.
  • Mt. Vernon Center Entrance
    • ​​Only the Charles Street entrance is open.
    • Garage parking is available to patients but the elevator from the garage is closed. Please enter through the Charles Street entrance.

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CONTACTING US

  • Phone lines are BUSY.
  • ​The Patient Portal: MyChaseBrexton.org
    • Chase Brexton patients can talk with their medical and dental providers and health care teams via the Patient Portal. 
    • Behavioral Health are not able to email via the Patient Portal. If you need to speak with your therapist or psychiatrist prior to your appointment, please give them a call at 410-837-2050.

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HOURS OF OPERATIONS & SERVICE CHANGES

MONDAY-THURSDAY -  8:00 AM - 8:00 PM; FRIDAY 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

  • Mt. Vernon Center is not open on Saturdays for the time being.
  • Community Sexual Health Clinic at Mt. Vernon Center:
    • Walk-in services are available only to established Chase Brexton patients.
    • Please call for an appointment if you are not a Chase Brexton patient: 410-837-2050.
  • MICA Student Health Center: Monday to Friday - 8AM-12PM. 
  • A provider will be available by phone at 410-225-4120 in the afternoons for emergency needs.
  • HIV Testing
    • Walk-in HIV testing is available.
    • Partner testing (in the same room) is not available at this time.
    • Mt. Vernon Center: Check in at the front desk on the 3rd floor.
  • Behavioral Health
    • ​Walk-in Behavioral Health services at Columbia Center are not available right now.
    • Support groups through the Center for LGBTQ Health Equity have limited availability; for more information, please click here.

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COMMON SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19

Common symptoms of COVID-19 can range from mild to serious. If you have mild to moderate symptoms, it is best to contact us, stay home, and follow the instructions below. 

  • Fever or feeling feverish
  • Dry, unproductive cough
  • Trouble breathing
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of smell and/or taste
  • Chills 
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain

See below for ways to take care of yourself if your symptoms are mild or moderate. You can also check your symptoms on the CDC's symptom checker. If your symptoms become more severe - a fever over 103, severe coughing, or severe trouble breathing, call 911 and tell them you suspect COVID-19.Common symptoms of COVID-19 can range from mild to serious. If you have mild to moderate symptoms, it is best to contact us, stay home, and follow the instructions below. 

  • Fever or feeling feverish
  • Dry, unproductive cough
  • Trouble breathing
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of smell and/or taste
  • Chills 
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain

See below for ways to take care of yourself if your symptoms are mild or moderate. You can also check your symptoms on the CDC's symptom checker. If your symptoms become more severe - a fever over 103, severe coughing, or severe trouble breathing, call 911 and tell them you suspect COVID-19.

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What to Do When You're Sick with Mild or Moderate Symptoms of COVID-19

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STAY HOME & REST

We know you're worried - we get it. If you have mild or moderate symptoms of COVID-19, due to the limited number of tests, stay home and rest.
Here are Some Tips and a Symptom Checker
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CALL US FIRST

Before coming to Chase Brexton, please call or message us. We suggest emailing your provider via our secure patient portal: mychasebrexton.org. Your health care team will help you and work on a treatment plan, set up appointments if needed, and be able to give you the support you need, so you don’t have to be exposed to other illnesses by leaving your home. If you prefer to call, dial: 410-837-2050
Contact Your Health Care Team: MyChaseBrexton.org
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COVER YOUR MOUTH WHEN YOU COUGH

Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing. Throw the tissue away immediately after use.

WATCH YOUR FEVER

Take your temperature if you feel feverish. If it is over 100º, contact us or go to urgent care. If it is over 103º, go to the emergency room OR call 911.

WHEN YOU FEEL BETTER

When you feel better, it is best to stay home for at least 3 more days to be sure you are healthy.