More Than 15% of City of Framingham Is Fully Vaccinated
FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced this morning, March 30, that 11,839 individuals are fully vaccinated.
With about 75,000 individuals in the City of Framingham, that means about 15.785 percent of the City is vaccinated against COVID-19.
The City of Framingham also announced 30,415 individuals in the City of Framingham have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. That is roughly 40.55% of the City’s residents.
The FDA has approved for emergency use a Moderna and a Pfizer vaccine that requires two doses. At the end of February, the FDA approved for emergency use a single dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson.
Individuals are fully vaccinated after 14 days from either the two-dose or the one-dose vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Framingham is one of 20 communities where the Commonwealth is providing assistance to help with vaccine equity.
The City has a vaccine equity working group.
The City of Framingham have held clinics at the Pelham Lifelong Learning Center and the Brazilian American Center, as part of the vaccine equity rollout. The City said 240 vaccines were administered.
The City of Framingham plans to start a homebound vaccine delivery program in April.
As part of the equity plan, the Greater Framingham Community Church will hold two vaccine clinics in April.
Data released by the City shows a majority of those who have received the vaccine are white.