On December 9, 2020, the Baker Administration announced allocation and distribution plans for the first round of COVID-19 vaccine shipments to MA set to begin around December 15.
The vaccine will require two doses administered 3-4 weeks apart.
Effective February 18th, those listed in Step 2 of Phase 2 are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes those who are 65+, individuals with 2+ certain medical conditions, and residents/staff of low income and affordable senior housing.
Eligible medical conditions: COVID-19 vaccinations for individuals with certain medical conditions | Mass.gov
Low income/affordable senior housing eligibility: COVID-19 vaccinations for senior housing settings | Mass.gov
To sign up:
1. https://vaxfinder.mass.gov/ (all sites)
2. COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics | Northampton, MA - Official Website (Hampshire County clinic @ Northampton Senior Center)
For assistance with signing up, please call either the Health Department (413-529-1430) or the Council on Aging (413-527-6151). Please leave a message if you reach our voicemail!
For more info, please visit: www.mass.gov/COVIDvaccine
The Easthampton Health Department hosted a public COVID-19 vaccine forum on February 11th. If you were unable to attend, please consider watching the recording on the Easthampton Media YouTube Channel HERE. Many FAQs were answered throughout the presentation.