Faculty: COVID-19 Vaccine

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the current CDC requirements for international students and scholars seeking to enter the U.S.?

Updated June 13, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requires documentation of COVID-19 vaccination for all individuals seeking (re)entry to the United States on a temporary visa to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more.

Should You Get a (or Another) Booster?

Posted May 25, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all adults get the primary COVID-19 vaccine series, plus one booster at least six months after the first series. Read more.

Where Do I Find the Lot Entry on My Vaccination Card?

Posted May 25, 2022

The Center for Information Technology Services have modified the COVID-19 vaccine portal to allow collection of vaccine lot number information, which is needed by clinical practice sites attended by many members of our community, especially clinical students. Read more.

Announcements and Letters

5th Annual Vaccination Day at the HSHSL

Posted September 30, 2022

The 1-day clinic will be held on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Weise Gallery on the first floor of the Library. This year we have expanded our flu clinic offerings to include COVID-19 and Pneumonia vaccines. Read more.

Letter: Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Protocol Update

Posted August 01, 2022

Effective Aug. 1, 2022, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) will no longer require employees (faculty, staff, and contractors) to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Employees whose job duties require them to work in clinical settings or at clinical or field sites continue to be subject to the vaccine requirements of those sites Read more.

Letter: COVID-19 Hotline and Health Update from UMB's Public Health Officer

Posted May 25, 2022

First and most importantly, the COVID-19 situation has reached a point of stability where we think that we can rely on our own resources and discontinue the external UMB COVID-19 Hotline. As of June 1, callers will reach a recording directing them to report their problem and obtain guidance about isolation, quarantine, return to campus, and testing from the UMB COVID-19 report form at umaryland.edu/reportcovid. Please contact your own doctor for help with clinical issues. Read more.

Policies and Guidance

COVID-19 Isolation/Quarantine Protocols

Updated August 19, 2022

In the event of COVID-19 illness or exposure, report your case and check quarantine guidance here. Read more.

UMB COVID-19 Vaccination Protocols

Updated August 01, 2022

All University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) on-campus students are expected to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19. Effective August 1, 2022, UMB will no longer require employees (faculty, staff and contractors) to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Employees whose job duties require them to work in clinical settings or at clinical or field sites continue to be subject to the vaccine requirements of those sites Read more.

COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption Process

Updated May 18, 2021

If you have an allergy to the COVID-19 vaccine or a specific medical condition that precludes the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, or If your religious beliefs or practices conflict with the USM and UMB COVID-19 vaccination requirement, please provide the following information. Read more.

Additional Resources

Covid.gov

Posted March 31, 2022

Official one-stop website for Covid-19 information by the federal government. Read more.

CovidTests.gov

Posted January 19, 2022

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them. Read more.

Maryland COVID Positive At-Home Test Report Portal

Posted January 13, 2022

Complete this form to report a positive COVID-19 at-home test result to the Maryland Department of Health if you are a Maryland resident. Complete este formulario para informar al Departamento de Salud de Maryland un resultado positivo de una prueba casera del COVID-19 si es residente de Maryland. Read more.