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Council on Aging Daily Update

Return to News Updates, Thursday January 7th, 2021 They are beginning to vaccinate folks out here starting on the 11th, that’s next Monday, first responders and apparently folks at Williamstown Commons staff and residents as well. They have already been vaccinating direct care health care people,nurses,doctors and so on. My daughter is a Hospice nurse, she’s gotten it. They give you a little card with vaccination information on it. Nothing special, just a card that looks a lot like something you’d get in the mail to check and return to renew your magazine subscription. Our  “I Voted” stickers have more

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Return to News Please see the links below for more information on the COVID-19 Vaccine: When can I get the vaccine:  https://www.mass.gov/info-details/when-can-i-get-the-covid-19-vaccine COVID Vaccination Program Information:  https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccination-program Berkshire County Vaccination Hotline: A Pre-recorded message with vaccination information. 413-449-5575 More Posts

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Council on Aging Daily Update

Return to News Update, Monday January 4th, 2021.   First off, Happy New Year to all! Here’s to sincerely hoping that this year will be much better than last year! Here we go again. You’ve probably heard about recently passed legislation that includes a second round of stimulus checks. I hear that as of December 31, 2020, payment disbursement has begun. If you already have your direct payment information on file with the IRS, you will likely see the payments first. Just like the last time. To check on your stimulus check, here’s a link to the  IRS website information,

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Council on Aging Daily Update

Updates, Monday December 28th, 2020  #2   OK, here’s a reminder; If you traveled for the holidays you must quarantine or test. For more information visit Mass.gov/holidays     Enough said about that.    As you know, Massachusetts law requires drivers who are age 75 or older to renew in person. The RMV has designated Wednesdays in January to serve these customers. Between the hours of 9:00 am and 10:30 am, service centers will be dedicated to processing license renewals for older customers whose licenses expire in January, 2021.The North Adams site is available.  A reservation is required. A renewal letter

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Council on Aging Daily Update

Return to News Update, Thursday December 17th, 2020   A few brief notes on a snowy day…   The BMC administered North Adams Covid test site still requires appointments, no walk in processing yet, sorry about that. The test site hours are 8:00 to 4:30 daily. They tell me that test results will be available within 36-48 hours. If you’re interested in being tested for Covid-19, the number to call to make an appointment is 855.262.5465. The testing site is located on Church Street in North Adams, right next to the Library.    They’ll be closed on Friday December 25th,

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