We as a practice strongly encourage our patients to be vaccinated as soon as they are eligible (including with booster doses).
We continue to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinics for 5- to 11-year-old patients. Please check MyChart for continued updates on clinic dates. Scheduling will be done on MyChart ONLY. Please do not call the office to schedule.
- Patients 5+ years old are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine. All patients 18+ are eligible for the Moderna and J&J vaccines
- If you have received the vaccine and have not yet contacted our office with records, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the date(s) of your vaccine and a photo of your vaccination card.
- As of January 2022, booster doses are approved by the CDC for the following groups:
- Booster shots of the Moderna and Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines are available to immunocompromised patients four weeks after your 2nd vaccine. More information can be found here.
- Booster shots of the Pfizer, Moderna or J&J vaccine are available to all patients 12 years old and older.
- If you received Pfizer as your primary vaccine series, your booster is due five months after your second dose.
- If you received Moderna as your primary vaccine series, your booster is due six months after your second dose.
- If you received the J&J vaccine as your primary vaccine, your booster is due two months after your dose.
Where else can we get vaccinated?
- For all patients who are currently eligible, the state vaccination sites are now accepting walk-ins without appointment! More information here: https://vaxfinder.mass.gov
- Boston Children's Hospital has great resources here for more information on the vaccine. They are also offering appointments through their hotline 617-919-7102.
- Mass General/Brigham is offering spots to patients who have been seen in the Partners system. Click here for more information.
- Tufts Medical Center is offering walk in appointments https://www.tuftsmcvaccine.org
- Vaxabilities.com for vaccination events in MA for children with special needs,
- Local city and towns are running community clinics; please check with your local department of health.
Other important information
- Please note that children under 18 years of age need written consent to receive the vaccine if they are not accompanied by a parent. A link to the form is here (https://www.mass.gov/lists/ma-consent-and-screening-forms-for-people-under-18-years-of-age).
- COVID-19 vaccines and other vaccinations may now be administered without regard to timing to each other. This includes simultaneous administration on the same day as well as within 14 days of other vaccine series.