COVID-19 vaccines available for residents in Central Falls

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I (WLNE) – Mayor James Diossa announced that Central Falls will have the COVID-19 vaccine available for residents starting this week.

The Central Falls Housing Authority will be the first population of residents to receive the vaccine in one of the most at-risk areas.

The Rhode Island Department of Health has been in contact with the city in order to target the first round of vaccinations.

“I am very excited to work with the Central Falls Housing Authority on getting the residents there vaccinated for COVID-19,” said Mayor James A. Diossa.

“This week we will be able to take a step in the right direction to beat COVID-19 in Central Falls starting with some of our residents at high-risk for contracting and suffering from the disease”, he continued.

The residents of the Central Falls Housing Authority received information on how to reserve a time slot for vaccination for Forand and Wilfrid Manor.

Vaccinations will be held in individual units if they have registered.

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Categories: Coronavirus, Regional News, Rhode Island