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
COVID-19 Vaccine Finder: Search for appointments at pharmacies, health care providers, and other community locations. Appointment availability is updated daily. Some local vaccination sites may only be open to residents of select town. Check listing to see if the site is restricted.
Homebound Vaccination Program: 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.
The Department of Public Health, in partnership with MORE Advertising, is developing Trust the Facts, Get the Vax campaign materials for parents. They are conducting a confidential survey to understand parents’ thoughts about the COVID-19 vaccine and how they feel about children getting the vaccine. The survey is available in English and Spanish and will close on Tuesday 6/8. Respondents who complete the survey in full will receive $10.
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 and we have more coming up!
We will be hosting a webinar about new COVID-19 guidelines for masks and vaccines. Learn what it means for your organization. Stay tuned for more information!
Keeping Kids Safe and Secure Online, 6/16/21 from 6:30-8:00 pm: Project Safe Childhood is hosting a presentation for parents. This presentation is for ADULTS ONLY. Learn more and register.
11th Annual Juneteenth Celebration, 6/19/21 from 12-3 pm: ARISE for Social Justice is hosting their 11th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Barrows Park in Springfield. There will be free food, music, entertainment, information, and fun! Call ARISE at 413-734-4948 for more information.
Springfield Alzheimer's Community Forum, 6/24/21 at 5:30 pm: The Community Forum will be an opportunity to share your thoughts about the impact of Alzheimer's disease or dementia on your family or the community. Learn about the early warning signs of Alzheimer's, risk factors, available resources for families, and join a discussion on how we can make our community more dementia friendly. This event is presented by the Springfield Dementia Friendly Coalition and the Alzheimer's Association. All are welcome! Register Now!