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.READ MORE: Brigham And Women's 'Hearts On The Bridge' Display Honors Lives Lost And Saved From COVID
Governor Charlie Baker said they will be used to vaccinate about 25,000 homebound residents who can’t make it to a vaccination site.READ MORE: Worcester Police Shoot, Kill Heavily Armed Man Making Bomb Threat
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.MORE NEWS: Gisele Bundchen Joining Boston-Based DraftKings As 'Special Advisor'
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