Southborough partnering on Vaccine Clinic for ages 75+ (including homebound patients) starting Friday

by beth on February 9, 2021

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Above: Thanks to a partnership with neighboring Towns, Southborough is able to offer the first dose of pfizer’s Covid vaccine to those currently eligible under the state’s rollout plan. (image of pfizer vaccine from Wikimedia Commons)

The Town just posted important news about a Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic. Southborough seniors ages 75 or older (and anyone who was eligible under Phase 1 of the state’s rollout) are eligible. According to the announcement, special appointments are even available to qualified homebound seniors.

The clinic is made possible through a partnership with Ashland and Hopkinton. Appointments are being offered for this Friday, plus Monday and Tuesday of next week.

Below is the full announcement with details on how to register for a timeslot. (Remember, the Town’s previous sign up sheet was to be alerted for opportunities. If you filled that out, you still need to register for the clinic.):

Vaccine Clinic for Senior Citizens
in collaboration with Ashland and Hopkinton

The Towns of Ashland & Southborough are partnering with the Hopkinton Health Department is hosting COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics on the following dates and times. In order to book an appointment, you must be a member of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Phase 1 group or be Phase 2, 75 or older. Please click on your preferred date and time to book an appointment.

If you have indicated that you are homebound and you cannot get to one of these clinics, please call and let staff know that and you will be contacted to book an at-home appointment. The clinic will be at the Hopkinton Senior Center, located at 28 Mayhew Street. You must have an appointment prior to arriving at the clinic.

Friday February 12, 2021 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Monday February 15, 2021 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Tuesday February 16, 2021 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM

These clinics will be offering Pfizer first dose vaccines only. Please read the attached EUA fact sheet and Pre-Vaccination form and contact your primary care physician if you have any questions. Potential side effects and contraindications are listed on the pre-vaccination forms. The Pfizer vaccine requires two doses that are given approximately 21 days after the first dose. You will be asked to schedule your second dose at checkout, following your initial vaccination.

We will take all necessary precautions to safely deliver the COVID-19 vaccine, including wearing personal protective equipment and frequently sanitizing surfaces to ensure the safety of our residents and staff. Please do not come to the clinic if you are sick, there will be future clinics.

Currently, phase 2 allows If you are 75+, you should:

Bring a Photo ID
Your insurance card
If you do not have any of these forms then please print the state self-attestation form to verify your eligibility for the vaccine.

If you need any assistance registering or have any questions regarding this clinic, please contact the following:

Emily Amico, Public Health Nurse: 774-245-3405

Thanks and don’t forget your Mask!

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