Individuals 65+ & Individuals with 2+ Certain Medical Conditions Now Eligible for Vaccine
The following groups are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine:

Individuals who were eligible in previous phase/groups, can still receive the vaccine.

Caregivers accompanying individuals 75 and over to mass vaccination appointments can schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Learn more.
For the latest information, visit the state's vaccination page.
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Where can I get Vaccinated?

Upcoming Events
Check out these Upcoming Events:

  • The COVID-19 Vaccine: What Inquiring Minds Want to Know, 2/21/21 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. ET: Join the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority- Springfield Alumnae Chapter and Baystate Health for a webinar featuring Dr. Mark A. Keroack, President & Chief Executive Officer, Baystate Health. Register now!
  • Mason Square C3 COVID-19 Info Session, 2/23/21 from 11:00-12:30 p.m. ET: Hear from local leaders and experts about the COVID vaccine, how it was developed and how it is being rolled out in our community. To join the webinar please visit: and click the link that will be prominently featured.
  • The COVID Vaccine & African American and Latino Communities: A Discussion about Historical Context and Science, 3/5/21 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET: Join The Children's Study Home and the Public Health Institute of Western MA for a virtual panel discussion featuring Ronn Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Services; Dr. Sarah Perez McAdoo, MD MPH, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate; Dr. Miguel Rodriguez, MD, Mercy Medical Center and Baystate Medical Center, and Dr. Frank Robinson, PhD., Baystate Health. Registration information coming soon!

Recordings from Past Events:

  • COVID-19 Vaccine: What you Need to Know, 2/5/2021: This webinar featured Dr. Sarah Haessler, the Hospital Epidemiologist at Baystate Medical Center; State Senator Eric Lesser; and Lindsey Tucker, Associate Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Watch Now!
  • Lunchtime Livestream with State Senator Eric Lesser and Guest Dr. Kathleen Szegda, 2/5/2021: Their conversation focused on vaccine distribution in the region, health equity, and insights from the Western MA COVID-19 Data Dashboard. Watch Now!

If you are hosting a COVID-19 related event or information session, please let us know so we can share with our network!
COVID-19 in Western MA
Check out the Western MA COVID-19 Data Dashboard! Visit our county pages to see county data over time, community-level data, hospital capacity by region, vaccine data, and more!

The Western MA COVID-19 Data Dashboard is updated every Friday, by mid-afternoon.
Let us know what you think about our Data Dashboard.
Trust the Facts, Get the Vax

The state has launched a new statewide public awareness campaign about the COVID-19 vaccine.