Covid-19 Information

COVID VACCINATIONS:

DATES: May 21st, June 4th, June 18th, 9-11AM (If you cannot sign up due to no availability, that indicates that the clinic is fully booked. Openings may show up on the registration site due to appointment cancellations.)

Rockport is hosting vaccine clinics on varying Saturdays for your first, second, or booster dose(s) at the Community House, 58 Broadway.

Register Here. Appointment registration is required. 

Pfizer, Moderna, & J/J boosters are available, as are all other doses (including pediatric).

All who live, work, study, or reside in MA are welcome.

Individuals can check if they are eligible in Massachusetts for a booster using the eligibility tool at mass.gov/BoosterCheck.

Following FDA’s regulatory action on March 29, CDC updated its recommendations to allow certain immunocompromised individuals and people over the age of 50 who received an initial booster dose at least 4 months ago to be eligible for another mRNA booster to increase their protection against severe disease from COVID-19.

Separately and in addition, based on newly published data, adults who received a primary vaccine and booster dose of Janssen/J&J COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months ago may now receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.

These updated recommendations acknowledge the increased risk of severe disease in certain populations including those who are elderly or over the age of 50 with multiple underlying conditions, along with the currently available data on vaccine and booster effectiveness.

A 2nd booster dose of the Pfizer or Moderna may be administered to individuals 50 years of age and older at least 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.

A 2nd booster dose of the Pfizer may be administered to individuals 12 years of age and older with certain kinds of immunocompromise at least 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine. These are people who have undergone solid organ transplantation, or who are living with conditions that are considered to have an equivalent level of immunocompromise.

A 2nd booster dose of the Moderna may be administered to individuals 18 years of age and older with the same certain kinds of immunocompromise at least 4 months after the first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.

TESTING:

FREE COVID At-Home Antigen Testing: https://www.covidtests.gov/ (order up to 4 tests per household, sent at no cost.)

FREE COVID At-Home PCR Testing: The state of Massachusetts and LabCorp are teaming up to make convenient at-home kits for COVID-19 testing available to Massachusetts residents.

At-home Antigen test kits are available for purchase at various drug stores and convenient stores in Rockport & Gloucester (about $25 for two tests). 

Find a Testing Site Near You

If you are a close contact or are positive for COVID-19, review the diagrams attached below for steps on how to proceed.

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If you would like to volunteer at a vaccination clinic, please sign up with the Medical Reserve Corps at: MaResponds.org. For assistance registering please contact Liisa Jackson at: LiisaJackson@mrcvolunteer.org. You will receive periodic emails offering opportunities to volunteer in the region. When we need volunteers for a given clinic, we will send email requests via Liisa Jackson.