18.22% of Framingham Residents Are Full Vaccinated Against COVID

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced today, April 5, that 13,666 individuals have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

That is up from 11,839 individuals last week.

With about 75,000 individuals in the City of Framingham, that means about 18.22 percent of the City is vaccinated against COVID-19.

The City of Framingham also announced 35,040 individuals in the City of Framingham have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. That is roughly 46.7% of the City’s residents.

Last week, the number of individuals with at least one dose was 30,415

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 has been holding private clinics with partner organizations, like the Pelham Lifelong Learning Center and the Brazilian American Center, as part of the vaccine equity rollout. The City has administered 457 vaccines through this program.

The City of Framingham started a homebound vaccine delivery program with the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine over the weekend and administered 53 vaccines.

As part of the equity plan, the Greater Framingham Community Church will hold two vaccine clinics in April.

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