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COVID-19 vaccine news, resources, and guidance

The latest on how and where to get a vaccine, plus the latest news and resources on development and distribution in Massachusetts

The Twitter account Vaccinetime keeps track of open appointments by location in the state.
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Latest COVID-19 vaccine stories

A Covid-19 vaccine record card is seen at Florida Memorial University Vaccination Site in Miami Gardens, Florida on April 14, 2021.

All about your coronavirus vaccine card (and what to do if you lose it)

There are various ways to document that you received a coronavirus vaccine. But the official form of documentation is the small white vaccination record card issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which you receive after your first shot.

Charts: Who has been vaccinated in Massachusetts, and how many doses has the state received?

The charts break down vaccination recipients by age, vaccination date, location, and race/ethnicity, while also outlining vaccination brand and administration site type.

The Moderna coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine was given at the Cross River Center by Lowell General Hospital.

1,962 confirmed cases, 13 deaths, and 86,934 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

The total shots administered included 2,963,999 first shots and 1,756,466 second shots. Those who have gotten their second shot of the currently approved two-dose vaccines are considered fully vaccinated.

Governor Charlie Baker spoke to the media on the COVID-19 pandemic at the State House on Monday in Boston.

Who is eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts entered the final phase of its COVID-19 vaccination plan Monday when it joined the rest of the country in making all residents 16 and older eligible for the vaccine.

Jamill Martinez, the director of network marketing at Lawrence Community Works.

Vaccination disparities across race and ethnicity persist in Mass. communities most affected by COVID-19

Despite efforts to ensure the COVID-19 vaccines are distributed equitably across Massachusetts, predominantly Black and Latino communities, where the risk of infection is greatest, still have among the lowest inoculation rates in the state, according to a new analysis.

Dr. Beata Nelken draws a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine in Central Falls, R.I., in March.

R.I. to offer free transportation to vaccine appointments starting Monday

Residents who need a ride can contact RIPTA and provide their vaccine appointment information

These 59 Massachusetts communities are at high risk for COVID-19, a decrease from 77 last week

This week’s total of 59 high-risk communities marks the first time in a month that the number of high-risk communities has dropped.

A coronavirus vaccination was administered this week at the Lowell General Hospital mass vaccination site at the Cross River Center.

1,884 confirmed cases, 5 deaths, and 95,048 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

The state said 35,478 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 710 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.