- All Massachusetts residents aged 16+ are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. The FDA has also authorized the Pfizer vaccine for kids age 12-15. The COVID-19 vaccine is free regardless of insurance or immigration status. To locate open appointments, visit the state’s VaxFinder website.
- Boston’s Age Strong Commission can assist eligible seniors that need help with the online vaccine registration system. Call 3-1-1 and ask to be connected to the Age Strong Commission for vaccine registration assistance. The Age Strong Commission can also be reached at 617-635-4366.
- The Dimock Center is compiling a COVID-19 Vaccine Information Hub with resources that will help individuals make informed decisions about the vaccine
- Mass General Brigham is developing a comprehensive COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ on their website in multiple languages. For Spanish, click here.
- If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, dry cough or fatigue), you can find a list of testing sites across the city here. All tests are free regardless of insurance coverage or immigration status.
Public Health Best Practices
- Visit the World Health Organization website for best practices that will keep you and your family healthy, while also helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Additional information regarding COVID-19 can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Disease Prevention website.
- The MA Community Contact Tracing Team may call (857 or 833 area code) if you or someone you were in contact with tested positive with COVID-19. Contact tracing is critical to slowing the spread of coronavirus in Massachusetts.