By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) – Extra COVID-19 vaccine doses are coming to Massachusetts next week and the state will use them to launch a new program.

Massachusetts is getting 40,000 more doses than expected of the single-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

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Governor Charlie Baker said they will be used to vaccinate about 25,000 homebound residents who can’t make it to a vaccination site.

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If you need an in-home vaccination call 833-983-0485.

Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m in both English and Spanish. They also have access to translators for over 100 languages.

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CBSBoston.com Staff