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Vaccines are an important tool for helping people stay safe from flu, COVID-19, and other viruses. The City of Somerville holds regular vaccine clinics. They’re also important tools for keeping Somerville safe. This page offers details on where and when to get vaccinated in the City of Somerville, and other important information below. 

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Get Vaccinated!

About influenza (flu) vaccines: "Flu shots” protect against the four influenza viruses researchers believe will be most common during the upcoming season. Most flu vaccines are given with a needle, usually in the arm, but there are also is a nasal spray flu vaccines available. Find out more about flu shots from the CDC.  

Everyone 6 months and older should get an influenza (flu) vaccine every season. A full list of age and health factors that confer increased risk is available at People at Higher Risk of Developing Flu-Related Complications. The CDC has information on who should and should NOT get a flu Vaccine. 

You can find vaccination sites in Massachusetts at vaxfinder.mass.gov or by calling 211, a free information and referral service to health and human services that’s available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
 


About COVID-19 vaccines: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to avoid potentially serious illnesses this fall and winter. Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna will soon release updated COVID-19 vaccines, as the virus is always changing, and protection from COVID-19 vaccines declines over time.   

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to avoid potentially serious illnesses this fall and winter. For more about COVID-19 vaccines, check out the CDC's latest guidance

 

Free Vaccinations

Somerville’s Public Health Nursing Dept. offers vaccines at no cost, regardless of health insurance or immigration status. 

Appointments encouraged. 
 

DateTimeLocationVaccines offeredRegistration
Fri. 2/239:30 - 11:30 amCity Hall Annex
50 Evergreen Ave.
COVID-19 (12y+) and InfluenzaRegister
Thu. 2/293 - 5pmSOIA (Office of Immigrant Affairs)
42 Cross St. 
COVID-19 (12y+) and InfluenzaRegister


You can find vaccination sites in Massachusetts at vaxfinder.mass.gov or by calling 211, a free information and referral service to health and human services that’s available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 

Other Ways To Get Vaccinated

In addition to the upcoming City of Somerville vaccination clinics above, you can get your vaccinations from local pharmacies or your doctor. Note, these options will likely include a fee, based on your health insurance. 

CHA and Mass General Brigham have vaccine sites in Somerville. CHA patients should call the CHA vaccine hotline at  (617) 665-1995 or sign up on MyChart for an appointment.  Mass General Brigham patients can sign up on the Patient Gateway.   

You can also find vaccination sites in Massachusetts at vaxfinder.mass.gov or by calling 211, a free information and referral service to health and human services that’s available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 

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