BOSTON (CBS) – This Saturday and Sunday mark the last of four dates Massachusetts designated to educators only at mass COVID vaccination sites.
Massachusetts currently has mass vaccine sites at Eastfield Mall in Springfield, Natick Mall, Gillette Stadium, Doubletree Hotel in Danvers, Reggie Lewis Center, the former Circuit City in Dartmouth, and Hynes Convention Center.READ MORE: Boston Police Shut Down Part Of South End Neighborhood For Investigation
The previous dates that were exclusive to teachers only at the mass vaccination sites were March 27 and April 3.READ MORE: Fall River Convenience Store Owner Shot Dead; Homicide Investigation Underway
According to Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders, about 25,000 appointments were available exclusively for educators at the seven sites during this span.
Most elementary school students in Massachusetts returned to class this past Monday for full time, in-person learning. According to the state’s Department of Education, 930 elementary schools across Massachusetts went back fully in-person this past week.MORE NEWS: 'Best Small Cities In America': 8 Massachusetts Communities Make The Top 20 List
Visit Mass.Gov/CovidVaccine to find out when you’re eligible and to book an appointment or call the hotline at 211.