Since March 24, City Has Administered 3,365 Doses of COVID Vaccine As Part of Equity Initiative

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In full transparency, the following is a press release from the Spicer administration and published as received.

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FRAMINGHAM – The City is one of 20 municipalities designated to be a Vaccine Equity Initiative member. Guided by the State’s framework, the Equity Initiative includes people of color, immigrants and recent arrivals, homebound and disabled individuals, individuals living in low-income and congregate housing, and individuals with multiple and complex medical needs.

Last week, clinics were held at the BRACE, Greater Framingham Community Church, Interfaith Terrace, Latino Health Insurance, Metrowest Worker Center, New Life Church, and Pelham Learning Center. Since Wednesday, March 24, 2,727 dose one, 232 dose two Moderna, and 289 *Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccinations have been administered under the Equity Initiative.

The Framingham Health Department and Medical Reserve Corps have conducted 127 home visits for functionally disabled and homebound residents to administer vaccines.

To request a home visit, please call the City’s Public Health Nursing Office at 508-532-5667. Leave your name, phone number, and address, and someone will return your call within 36 hours.

Those who received dose one of Moderna were invited to return for a second dose at the same community site to become fully vaccinated. The COVID Vaccine Team will continue to offer several clinics each week for the equity imitative at a variety of locations.

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