COVID-19 Vaccine

Important Links

Important links on the commonwealth’s vaccination plan and we recommend you bookmark and check them frequently, as new information is added frequently, and changes are made.

EOEA believes that the majority of COA staff will fall into the Phase 2, Group 2 prioritization of other essential workers, along with teachers, public health workers, food pantry staff, workers in the passenger ground transportation industry and other in person roles. Please continue to check https://www.mass.gov/info-details/when-can-i-get-the-covid-19-vaccine​​ for updated information on the vaccine rollout.

The Phase 1, Group 5  prioritization of home based health care workers was specifically designed for people working inside the home with consumers/patients (see communication)

​For general overall information on the vaccine program, go to: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccination-program

Currently there are three phases in the Vaccine Plan, and these phases include approximate times lines which are subject to change. For information and updates on the vaccine distribution timeline and to learn where you and others fit into the COVID-19 vaccine distribution timeline, go to: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/when-can-i-get-the-covid-19-vaccine

Massachusetts Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination report, (number of doses of vaccine shipped and administered; number of people vaccinated; Vaccine distribution numbers by county; Age and race/ethnicity breakdowns of those receiving vaccines; and Vaccines administered by different types of providers).  https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccination-program#weekly-covid-19-vaccination-report-

Important link to frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccine-frequently-asked-questions

Map of Vaccine Locations for Individuals currently eligible for vaccination:  https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccine-locations-for-individuals-currently-eligible-to-be-vaccinated

 

Other Vaccine Information Resources

MCOA Vaccination Plan Questions submitted to the Administration

COVID fatigue has resulted in some people dropping their guard. To learn why and more importantly what you can do about it, go to:  https://health.clevelandclinic.org/how-to-fight-coronavirus-caution-fatigue/

Learn why, Post-vaccination, there will be a continued need to wear masks and maintain physical distance: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccine-frequently-asked-questions#do-i-need-to-wear-a-mask-and-avoid-close-contact-with-others-if-i-have-received-two-doses-of-the-vaccine?

​For information on Dementia and the COVID-19 Vaccine, click here:  https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/coronavirus-covid-19-vaccine

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