Waltham COVID-19 Info

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Vaccination Information

As of now, everyone age 5+ who lives, works, or studies in MA is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine! The COVID-19 Vaccine is free and one of the best ways to protect yourself and those around you from getting sick from COVID-19. 

Please continue to follow health and safety guidelines until you are FULLY vaccinated and make sure to continue getting tested if you feel you meet the symptoms.


COVID-19 Testing

Testing is available to all MA residents - Testing is not restricted to residents of the cities where sites are located.

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Current News / Announcements

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  • 1/18/22: The CDC provided updated guidance regarding masking for the general public today (1/18/22). Key takeaways from this guidance are as follows. Beginning January 19th, 2022, all US residents will also be able to order 4, free at-home COVID-19 tests as part of a new governmental initiative. If you are unable to access the online request form, please call 1-800-232-0233 for assistance ordering.
  • 1/11/22: Baker-Polito Administration Secures Contract for 26 Million Rapid Antigen Tests. More
  • 1/10/22: Governor Baker announces new tool, “My Vax Records”, which provides a new option to access vaccine history and a QR Code to verify COVID-19 vaccination. See more on how to Access your Massachusetts digital vaccine card.
  • 12/30/21: the Waltham Board of Health has voted to implement an indoor Public Health Mask Mandate, effectice as of December 31st, 2021
  • 12/21/21: See an update from Governor Baker regarding COVID-19 & and an updated mask advisory from the DPH, recommending that all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, wear a mask or face covering in indoor, public spaces
  • 12/14/21: Please make note of changes to case investigation and contact tracing regarding COVID-19 positive cases. Full details
  • 12/6/21: The Omicron Variant was Detected in Massachusetts over the weekend. All residents are urged to get the COVID-19 vaccine & booster! More
  • 11/12/21: Waltham Public Schools are now offering sign-ups for COVID-19 vaccination clinics across all our elementary schools for children ages 5-11, starting Monday, November 15th!
     

Resources


Text "COVIDMA" to 888-777 to receive COVID-19 text message alerts straight to your phone and stay up to date with the latest news + updates from the Commonwealth. If your questions cannot be answered from the information on these websites please call the State of Massachusetts Info Line @ 211 (Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Mass 211 responds field calls and directs callers to services most appropriate for their needs. Toll-free number: 1-877-211-MASS (6277); Hearing impaired: 508-370-4890 TTY)