Thousands of appointments to be added weekly, most availability at mass vaccination sites
BOSTON, MA (STL.News) Today, the Command Center provided additional instructions for the online booking process for residents 75 years and older for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Beginning February 1st, residents age 75 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Massachusetts. Appointments became available yesterday for online booking at www.mass.gov/COVIDVaccine.
Right now and until more vaccines are readily available, there is a very high demand for a limited number of appointments through the online platform.
Additional appointments will be added to the website regularly, with the most availability at mass vaccination sites. Some smaller sites, like CVS Health, will post a smaller number of new appointments daily.
More mass vaccination sites will be announced soon in other locations. On Wednesday, 10,000 appointments were posted in Springfield and Danvers and were filled within hours.
Today, Springfield and Danvers made another 15,000 appointments available, Gillette Stadium and Fenway Park posted a total of 20,000 appointments this morning.
CVS Health will post 1,152 new appointments daily across their 8 sites, for a total of 8,000 per week. CVS Health is posting new appointments online daily.