Covid-19 Vaccine Information

Vaccine Basics


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Vaccine Phases

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Phase 2

Eligibility (Listed in order of priority):

    • Group 2: Individuals age 65+, individuals with 2+ certain medical conditions (only those conditions listed as at increased risk for severe illness), and/or residents and staff of low income and affordable senior housing.
    • Group 3: Other workers, including:
      • Early education/daycare, K-12, transit, grocery, utility, food and agriculture, restaurant and cafe workers;
      • Employees across the food, beverages, agriculture, consumer goods, retail, and foodservice sectors;
      • Meatpackers;
      • Sanitation, public works and public health workers;
      • Vaccine development workers;
      • Food pantry workers and volunteers;
      • Transit/transportation: Uber/Lyft/ride share services/pharmacy delivery drivers, workers in the passenger ground transportation industry (e.g. paratransit for people with disabilities, food delivery, non-urgent medical transport), Massport workers other than police, airline workers;
      • Convenience store workers (under grocery workers);
      • Water and wastewater utility staff
      • Court system workers (judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, clerks), other than court officers who are listed under first responders
      • Medical supply chain workers
        • Workers at manufacturers (including biotechnology companies and those companies that have shifted production to medical supplies), materials and parts suppliers, technicians, logistics and warehouse operators, printers, packagers, distributors of medical products and equipment (including third party logistics providers, and those who test and repair), personal protective equipment (PPE), isolation barriers, medical gases, pharmaceuticals (including materials used in radioactive drugs), dietary supplements, commercial health products, blood and blood products, vaccines, testing materials, laboratory supplies, cleaning, sanitizing, disinfecting or sterilization supplies (including dispensers), sanitary goods, personal care products, pest control products, and tissue and paper towel products.
      • Funeral directors and funeral workers
      • Shipping port and terminal workers
    • Group 4: Individuals with one certain medical condition

Phase 3

The vaccine is expected to be available to the general public