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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced today, May 5, 24,964 individuals have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

With about 75,000 individuals in the City of Framingham, that means 33.3% percent of the City is vaccinated against COVID-19.

That means about out out of every 3 residents in Framingham are fully vaccinated, as of May 5

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The City of Framingham also announced 55,564 individuals in the City of Framingham have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. That is roughly 74% of the City’s residents, based on City data.

According to census data, about 24% of the City’s population is under age 18.

The FDA has approved for emergency use a Moderna and a Pfizer vaccine that requires two doses.

Pfizer has been approved for those individuals age 16 and older.

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.

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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 on March 24.

For update on the equity vaccine program in the City, click here.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.