Boosters urged as New Bedford reaches 365 cases per day

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) – With an average of 365 cases per day, the City of New Bedford urges citizens to get their booster shot. With a city-wide positivity percent of 29.9%, Masks and social distancing are more vital than ever.

Boosters are as essential as ever for protection, and free walk-up clinics all over New Bedford are providing them, as well as Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Vaccines, Pediatric Vaccines for ages 5-11 and 12-18, and the booster shot.

The Following Vaccination Clinics will be available:

Saturday, Jan. 22:

  • Andrea McCoy Recreation Center (181 Hillman St.) – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pfizer, Moderna, J&J, boosters, vaccines for children 5 – 11, boosters for teens 12-17

Sunday, Jan. 23:

  • Workers Community Center / Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores (1534 Acushnet Ave.) – 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Pfizer, Moderna, J & J, boosters, pediatric vaccines for children 5 – 11, boosters for teens 12-17

Monday, Jan. 24:

  • Andrea McCoy Recreation Center (181 Hillman St.) – 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Pfizer, Moderna, J&J, boosters, vaccines for children 5 – 11, boosters for teens 12-17

Wednesday, Jan. 26:

  • Cape Verdean Veterans Memorial Hall (561 Purchase St.), – 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Pfizer, Moderna, J&J, boosters, vaccines for children 5 – 11, boosters for teens 12-17

Thursday, Jan. 27:

  • William Taylor Elementary School (71 Portland St.) – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Pfizer, Moderna, boosters, vaccines for children 5 – 11, boosters for teens 12-17

Friday, Jan. 28:

  • PAACA (360 Coggeshall St.) – 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Pfizer, Moderna, J&J, boosters, w/ pediatric vaccines for children 5 – 11 years old & boosters for teens 12-17

Visit Vaxnb.com for more information on vaccination clinics in New Bedford.

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