LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES

Council on Aging Daily Update

Return to News Update, Monday February 8th, 2021 Message from the Berkshire County Boards of Health curated for clarity by yours truly of course. Registration for two large previously-unannounced COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics will go public today. (Monday) at 12:00 noon. These clinics are for those 75 and older, or those who were eligible in Phase 1 (health-care workers, home health workers, first responders or those who work or live in congregate care). These clinics will be offering the Pfizer vaccine and will be at Berkshire Community College on Wednesday 2/10 & Saturday 2/13. Spots also remain in clinics in North

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Council on Aging Daily Update

Return to News Updates, Friday February 5th, 2021 Given recent improvements in COVID-19 data in the state, the Governor has relaxed some of the recent temporary occupancy restrictions imposed a while ago. Listed below are the restrictions which have been lifted.  These changes are effective Monday February 8th at 5:00 a.m. Here we go: Summary of Announcement – Lifting 25% Capacity Restriction – All businesses in the list below, currently limited to 25% capacity, will return to 40% capacity, as previously allowed. (The sector-specific industry standards dated in December 2020 will apply.) These include; –    Arcades and Recreational Businesses

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COVID Vaccine Appointments Available for 2/4 North Adams Clinic

There is a limited number of additional appointments for tomorrows North County clinic. Additional appointments will be made available for the upcoming weeks as vaccine becomes available. Please click the link below to schedule. Clinic February 4, 2021 – 12pm-8pm https://www.maimmunizations.org/clinic/private_registration/300324e7-1f0d-406d-937d-43f3a7191c4a More Posts There is a limited number of additional appointments for tomorrows North County clinic. Additional appointments will be made available for the upcoming weeks as vaccine becomes available. Please click the link below to schedule. Clinic February 4, 2021 – 12pm-8pm https://www.maimmunizations.org/clinic/private_registration/300324e7-1f0d-406d-937d-43f3a7191c4a More Posts There is a limited number of additional appointments for tomorrows North County clinic. Additional

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Council on Aging Daily Update

Updates, Tuesday February 2nd, 2021 OK, here is the skinny on the current vaccination phase; Phase 2 Vaccinations: Who: 75 years of age and older only (Updated and does not include 2 Co-Morbidities Group) 500 vaccinations expected for each clinic Vaccine: Pfizer (requires 2 doses approximately 21 days apart, 2nd dose scheduled at time of first dose) When:             Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:00pm – 8:00pm                          Saturday, February 6, 2021 8:00am – 2:00pm We’ve tried to get as many people in for appointments as possible when slots open.

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Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative’s New Website

Please see the below article from iBerkshires: The Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative has announced the launch of a new website containing comprehensive information on how to access the Berkshire area COVID-19 vaccination clinics. The new site, www.getvaccinatedberkshires.org, was developed to provide a consolidated resource with information about the COVID-19 vaccines, to provide resources on the state’s Vaccination Phases and vaccine availability, and to aid the public in making appointments at the three large mass vaccination clinic sites in the Berkshires. The Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative has established vaccination sites in Pittsfield at the Berkshire Community College Field House, in Great Barrington at the

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