LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES

Council on Aging Update

Update Monday April 26th, 2021 Here’s an official message, quoted almost verbatim for those curious about Johnson and Johnson… “Following the CDC’s decision to resume use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine, all providers may resume administration of the J&J vaccine, effective immediately. The pause was recommended after reports of six cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals following administration of the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine.  Following a thorough safety review, including two meetings of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease

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Council on Aging Update

Updates, Friday April 23rd, 2021 If you’re looking for information regarding a second vaccine shot, here’s what I have; 4/27, 2-4 pm, 336 for second dose Pfizer 4/29, 12-7pm, 1260 for second dose Pfizer 5/6, 12-5pm, 480 second dose Pfizer 5/13, 12-5 pm 720 (420 second dose Moderna/300 second dose Pfizer)  These clinics are all in North Adams at St. Elizabeth Parish. If you’re looking for a first dose, there isn’t anything to say today but if it becomes available, those doses will likely be on the same dates as above. We’ll let you know if we hear anything. I

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Council on Aging Update

Update, Monday April 19th, 2021 It’s true, today is actually a holiday and while I’m here doing this bit of scribbling, we are actually closed today. It’s Patriots Day in Massachusetts. So in honor of that long ago event I popped in to play Paul Revere for a moment,he actually rode out on April 18th so we’re in the ballpark here, right? So here goes; “The vaccines are coming, the vaccines are coming”! There is a new batch of 300 first dose Pfizer and it will be here on Thursday April 22nd thus there will be slots available for new,

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Council on Aging Update

Update, Tuesday April 13th, 2021 Are you ready? Yesterday there wasn’t a  new dose clinic on the horizon. Then, as with classic New England weather, it  all changed quite suddenly.  Boom!  At 8:50 last night they announced a new first shot clinic to be offered this week on Thursday, April 15th, from 12-5.  This afternoon,Tuesday April 13th, at 6 pm there will be a batch of new appointments going “live”. Anyone needing/wanting an appointment visit www.getvaccinatedberkshires.org and be in the virtual waiting room at least 20 minutes early. .There will be a combination of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines available, something

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Council on Aging Daily Update

Updates, Friday April 9th, 2021 Signs of things to come, the Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the schedule for the 2021 season and yes, it will be live and outside!  That’s great news right? You can find this year’s schedule  on their website at www.wtfestival.org. The Williamstown Historical Museum is hosting a live zoom talk next weekend on the topic of one of the Towns lengthier roads…I wanted to get it in early, call it advanced planning! “Oblong Road was one of the earliest parts of Williamstown to be settled. For all of the 19th century the neighborhood was almost

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