Waltham COVID-19 Info

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Vaccination Information

As of now, everyone age 12+ 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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News / Announcements

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  • 9/27/21: Baker-Polito Administration Provides Update on Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Availability - the Pfizer COVID-19 Booster is now available to individuals 65 years of age and older, individuals 18-64 years of age at risk for severe COVID-19 due to underlying medical conditions, and individuals 18-64 years of age who are at increased risk for COVID-19 because of occupational or institutional settings who have previously received the Pfizer vaccine
  • 9/15/21: The decision regarding a potential mask mandate in Waltham has been tabled to the next meeting of the Board of Health on Wednesday, September 29th. See more
  • 5/17/21: Effective May 29th, 2021, all remaining COVID-19 restrictions and capacity limitations will be lifted and the MA mask order will be rescinded! Businesses can choose to set their own requirements for masks and vaccinations. Please respect any rules set in place. It is strongly advised that you continue to wear your mask and follow all health and safety guidelines until you are fully vaccinated. Face-Covering Requirements will remain in Certain Locations, such as public transportation, Inside K-12 public schools, Inside Childcare Programs, In Health Care Facilities and Provider Offices, In Congregate Care Settings, and In Health Care and Rehabilitative Day Services and Programs. They will not be required for outdoor youth sports, camps, etc. MA will be following CDC guidelines for mask wearing 


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)