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COVID-19 Vaccine

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Updated June 15, 2021

All Harbor Health vaccine clinics are now open to anyone age 12 and older.* Make an appointment online or call 888-503-0766 to schedule!

Make an appointment in Dorchester    Make an appointment in Plymouth 

Make an appointment in Hyannis

Hacer una cita en Dorchester   Hacer una cita en Hyannis

Vaccine Clinic Locations

    • LAST DAY JUNE 15: Florian Hall, 55 Hallet Street, Dorchester, MA – Open to anyone age 12 and older*
    • Quincy College, 36 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth, MA – Open to anyone age 12 and older*
    • Zion Union Church, 805 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA – Open to anyone age 12 and older*

Walk-ins Welcome in Hyannis!

Hyannis walk in hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00AM-11:45AM or 1:00PM -4:00PM.

*PLEASE NOTE: A parent or legal guardian must complete and sign a consent for vaccination for someone 12-17 years of age. 

A parent or guardian can complete the form at the vaccination appointment.  If a parent to guardian is not able to go with a 12-17 year-old to the appointment, please click the button to download and complete a pre-vaccination screening form to bring to the appointment.

Massachusetts Consent Form for People Under 18

The consent form is available in many languages at mass.gov/lists/ma-consent-forms-for-people-under-18-years-of-age

Make an Appointment

SCHEDULE ONLINE

You can schedule online in Dorchester and Hyannis by clicking the buttons below.

Make an appointment in Dorchester    Make an appointment in Plymouth 

Make an appointment in Hyannis

Hacer una cita en Dorchester   Hacer una cita en Hyannis

PLEASE NOTE: You do not need to fill in “Reason for Visit” on the form and can select “Continue as a guest” if you do not have a MyChart account.

CALL

Call 1-888-503-0766 to make an appointment. We can assist with appointments in English, Spanish, Portuguese.

For scheduling assistance in Vietnamese, please call 1-617-533-2363. Để đặt lịch hẹn tiêm vắc xin bằng tiếng Việt, vui lòng gọi 1-617-533-2363.

Call Center Hours
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

You will make your second dose appointment when you receive your first dose.

Who can make an appointment?

We open appointments to eligible patients and non-patients based on our vaccine supply. Our vaccine clinics are currently open to anyone age 12 and older.*

*PLEASE NOTE: A parent or legal guardian must complete and sign a consent for vaccination for someone 12-17 years of age. 

A parent or guardian can complete the form at the vaccination appointment.  If a parent to guardian is not able to go with a 12-17 year-old to the appointment, please click the button to download and complete a pre-vaccination screening form to bring to the appointment.

Massachusetts Consent Form for People Under 18

The consent form is available in many languages at mass.gov/lists/ma-consent-forms-for-people-under-18-years-of-age

Please go to the scheduled date, time, and location for your second dose appointment.

NEED MORE INFORMATION? To read a full list of eligible patients and non-patients who can get a vaccine at Harbor Health, click the button below.

Can I get the vaccine at Harbor Health?

What vaccine are you giving?

We are currently giving the Pfizer vaccine.

People age 12-17 can only get the Pfizer vaccine.  People age 18 and older can get any vaccine.

We are not able to offer a choice of vaccines at this time.  We will let you know when you arrive at the clinic which vaccine you will receive. We will also keep this page updated with the vaccine we are offering at our clinics.

PLEASE NOTE: If you received your first dose of the Moderna vaccine in Dorchester, Plymouth, or Hyannis, we will also provide you with the second dose in the same location.

How do I get updates on Harbor’s vaccine clinics?

You can sign up to receive COVID-19 vaccine email updates by clicking the button below or scroll to the bottom of this page to submit a vaccine question.

PLEASE NOTE: The form below is to join an email list to receive information about the vaccine. Completing the form will NOT add your name to a waitlist or register you as a patient.

Sign Up For Covid Vaccine Updates

How can I get answers to my COVID-19 vaccine questions?

If you have COVID-19 vaccine question for your provider related to your health or medical condition, please use the Patient Portal to reach your care team.

Please read the answers to the most frequently asked questions on this webpage.  We keep this page updated and will continue to post answers to common questions. We also have listed links to additional resources at the bottom of this page.

If you would like to submit a vaccine question to your provider, please do through the Patient Portal or ask at your next appointment.

If you have a non-urgent general question about the COVID-19 vaccine, please use the form at the bottom of this page to submit your question.

When can I get the coronavirus vaccine?

Everyone age 12 years of age and older who lives, works, or studies in Massachusetts can now get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Do I need to wear a mask after I get the vaccine?

After you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you should follow local and state guidelines for wearing a mask.

Massachusetts COVID Mask Information

Why do you need my insurance information?

The vaccination is free to all. We will ask for your insurance information if available and bill your insurance.  All insurances are required to cover all costs of COVID vaccinations.  If you do not have insurance, the COVID-19 HRSA Uninsured Fund will cover costs.

How much will the COVID-19 vaccine cost?

The COVID-19 vaccine is free to everyone.  We will ask for your insurance information if available and bill your insurance.  All insurances are required to cover all costs of COVID vaccinations.  If you do not have insurance, the COVID-19 HRSA Uninsured Fund will cover costs.

Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?

The safety of all COVID-19 vaccines is very important to everyone. The U.S. vaccine safety system ensures that all vaccines are as safe as possible. To learn more about the safety steps in place, click here to read information from the CDC.

Where can I get information about side effects?

After getting vaccinated, you may have some side effects.  These are normal signs that your body is building protection. The most common side effects are pain and swelling in the arm where you received the shot.

In addition, you may have fever, chills, tiredness, and headache. These side effects may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days. Learn more about what to expect after getting a COVID-19 vaccine from the CDC.

Where can I get information about adverse reactions?

If you get a COVID-19 vaccine and you think you might be having a severe allergic reaction after leaving the vaccination site, seek immediate medical care by calling 9-1-1.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and rare severe allergic reactions from the CDC.

The CDC, FDA, and other federal partners are continuing to monitor the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines.  You can find information about adverse effects reported after COVID vaccination at cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/safety/adverse-events.html

Should I get vaccinated for COVID-19?

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family. 

Vaccines protect us from disease by teaching our immune system to recognize and fight the disease faster and better. You cannot get the disease from a vaccine.  But without a vaccine, you may get the disease.

The goal is for all adults to be able to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Getting the shot helps stop the spread of coronavirus.  It may also be especially important for people because of their job or a health condition they have.

Getting the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to get answers to your questions.

The CDC’s “Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines” has fact-based information about common questions people have about the vaccine.  You can select your preferred language at the top of the page.

How can I learn more about the vaccine?

You can ask your provider questions at your next appointment or click on the links to read information or watch the videos below.

READ

8 Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program – CDC

Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines – CDC

COVID-19 Vaccine in Massachusetts – Massachusetts Department of Public Health

COVID-19 Vaccine – Boston Medical Center

What Can I Expect After Getting the Vaccine? – CDC

DOWNLOAD

COVID-19 Fact Sheet – CDC, English

Información sobre las vacunas contra el COVID-19 – CDC

WATCH

How Do mRNA Vaccines Work? 

Simply Explained

 

 

Promega Corporation

Dr. Paul Offit, The Vaccine Education Center


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Submit a General COVID-19 Vaccine Question

If you have general questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and when you may be eligible to get it, please submit your question below.  We will respond to general questions as quickly as possible.

Please do not use the online form to send information of a sensitive and private nature such as patient related information. Your protected health information (PHI) is confidential and should only be discussed with your provider.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency please call 9 -1 -1.

Please do not submit medical questions or vaccine questions specific to your medical condition to your care team through this form.  Please use the the Patient Portal to reach your care team.