New COVID-19 Homebound Vaccination Program
Beginning May 24, any individual who has trouble getting to a vaccine site is eligible for the homebound program. Individuals can call (833) 983-0485 to register for an in-home vaccination. The registration phone line is open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM and has representatives who speak English and Spanish, as well as translation services available in 100+ languages.

Schedule your Vaccine Today!
Anyone 12 and older can now receive the COVID-19 Vaccine. People age 12-17 can receive the Pfizer vaccine. People age 18 and older can receive any vaccine. You don’t need an ID or insurance to get it.
COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
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The Latest COVID Data for Western MA
Visit the Western MA COVID-19 Data Dashboard for the latest COVID-19 data for the region. The Dashboard is updated every Friday, by mid-afternoon.
MA COVID Restrictions to Lift May 29
The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced that all remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted effective May 29 and the State of Emergency will end on June 15.
Effective May 29
  • Non-vaccinated individuals are advised to continue wearing face masks and to continue distancing in most settings. 
  • Face coverings will still be required for ALL individuals in the following locations:
  • On public and private transportation,
  • Inside K-12 public schools, collaboratives, approved special education schools,
  • Inside childcare programs,
  • In health care facilities and provider offices,
  • In congregate care settings,
  • In health care and rehabilitative day services and programs.
  • The gathering limit will be rescinded.
  • All industries will be permitted to open and can increase capacity to 100%.
  • All youth and amateur sports restrictions will be lifted.
  • Summer camps will no longer require masks for outdoor activities.

For more information, read the press release.
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The Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts provides skills, expertise and experience to create successful public health campaigns and sustainable system changes to improve health and well-being in Western MA. Join our team as we work to ensure that all people in our region have what they need to lead healthy lives.

We are looking to fill the following positions:

Visit our website for more information.