Charlie Baker, Vaccine, Massachusetts, Coronavirus : Caregivers can get immunized alongside seniors at mass vaccination sites
Today, governor charlie baker announced two new mass vaccination sites will open in dartmouth and natick good evening i’m mike montalvo and i’m shannon hegge. These new sites are all designed to help the bay state vaccinate its most vulnerable residents. 12 news reporter brandon truitt is live at bristol community college in fall river, where shots were given out there for the first time today, brandon mike, you could see the relief on people’s faces here today, those getting shots, mostly in that category, at highest risk for this Virus, but of course we know getting an appointment is just half the battle. It was a busy day at bristol community college, the bay state’s most vulnerable, getting whisked to and from their vaccination appointments. Hardly any wind at all. Nearly 450 people got their first dose today. This site opened one day a week, giving out all the doses given by the state at once, and then next week, we’ll be doing another clinic based on the allotment that we receive for next week. It has been running like clockwork fall, river mayor, paul, coogan, checking it all out for himself saying the city is running into the same problem as everyone else. We do not have enough vaccines, the more we get the more we’ll administer. It all comes as bay state leaders announced two new mass vaccination sites, one in dartmouth at the old circuit city off state road. The state saying this location will start giving shots february 24th it’s set to start administering 500 doses a day before working up to three thousand in the short term.
Massachusetts will release 74 000 new appointments thursday. Many of those for the mass vaccination sites, already up and running like at gillette stadium and fenway park, fall river happy to play its role too. This opportunity for us to provide the vaccine just makes us feel you know like we’re. On the better side, massachusetts releases new appointments every thursday, so expect tens of thousands to be released tomorrow. You can make an appointment if you live in the bay state by visiting the state’s vaccine website or by calling 2 1 1 live in fall river. Brenda truett 12 news also tonight we’re tracking big developments in the massachusetts vaccine rollouts, the baker administration has announced new mass vaccination sites, one of which will be in dartmouth. Also, today, governor charlie baker announced caregiver caregivers, that is, of people 75 and older can get vaccinated. The same day as the person they are caring for, though they have to schedule their own appointment. Online baker says another 74 000 appointments at mass vaccination sites like fenway and gillette and pharmacies will be posted online tomorrow. 12 news reporter brandon truitt joins us now live from bristol community college in fall river, where shots were given out for the first time today, brandon well mike 450 on day, one alone right now in massachusetts, certain industries and those over the age of 75 can get A shot and, of course, we know that there was relief written on so many faces here today.
How old are you by the way 91 you’re? 91? Yes, you’re kidding me. I wish i was that’s incredible: 91 year old, ray gregory in good spirits, wednesday. After getting his first dose of covid vaccine, once you get in there a piece of cake, they take you right through ray just one of the nearly 450 getting a shot in fall: river’s newest vaccination site, bristol community college, just one of two general vaccine sites in Southeast mass, when i came here, everything was smooth. The signage coming in bob faux got his first shot too a 35 year veteran of the air national guard, saying today felt like a military operation, probably better than most of the time better than the military we’re. Just so happy that we’re finally, you know able to to give people some good good news. Tess curran is the health director in fall river. She says this clinic is running just one day a week as the city is choosing to get out. All of its allotted doses as soon as they come in and then next week, we’ll be doing another clinic based on the allotment that we receive from next week. In the meantime, bay state leaders announcing two new mass vaccination sites are on the way one in dartmouth. At the old circuit city off state road, the state says this location will go live february. 24Th registration opens the thursday before it’s, set to start administering 500 doses a day before working its way up to 3 000.
back in fall river. Our friend ray with these words for those on the fence about getting the shot, do not stay on the fence, get get it done, come here and get it done piece of cake. We know making the appointment, though, really half the battle in massachusetts. They release new appointments on thursdays, so tomorrow we know nearly 75 000 appointments are going to be released.