The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines has been delivered to Massachusetts. There are very limited supplies of the vaccine currently available, but availability is expected to grow in the weeks to come. Per the Massachusetts COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Plan, the vaccines will be provided in three phases.
Scroll down to learn more about this phased distribution, find out when you can expect to be able to access the vaccine, and see answers to frequently asked questions about the vaccine.
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Phase 1 is expected to last from December through February. During this time, the vaccine will be made available to the following populations:
As Massachusetts receives additional shipments of COVID-19 vaccines, vaccination will be made available to additional populations, with vaccination of high-risk members of the public expected to begin in February. Harrington Hospital, along with other hospitals across the state, will work to administer vaccines to the public.
Check back soon for further information about when and how distribution to the general public will occur. You may also refer to the Massachusetts COVID-19 Vaccine Information website for further information. You may also sign up to receive COVID-19 and vaccine alerts.
Please note that there are currently NO visitors or patient companions permitted at Harrington Hospital, Harrington Physician Services offices, or any Harrington healthcare facility until further notice (with the exception of essential help to provide care for disabled or pediatric patients).
Our top priority is to protect you, our patients, communities, and healthcare workers.