Mansfield housing authority
Mansfield housing authority
We are pleased to announce we held an on-site COVID-19 vaccine clinic for residents of Bicentennial Court, Park Street, and Cedar court. We partnered with the Mansfield Fire Department and secure Moderna vaccine doses. FOR THOSE WHO RECEIVED THEIR FIRST DOSE THROUGH THE HOUSING AUTHORITY, below are the dates of the clinic the second dose will be administered. Please make sure you save the card that you were provided.
Bicentennial Court COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Date:
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Cedar Court & Park COVID-19 Street Vaccine Clinic Date:
Friday, April 2, 2021
The Fire Department and Emergency Medical Technicians will start arriving to apartment doors around 8:00 AM for both clinic dates. We anticipate the clinic will conclude before noon. Please be patient as to what time they reach you as they are going door to door. After the vaccine is administered, you be observed for 15 to 30 minutes by the trained professionals to safeguard you from symptoms of an allergic reaction. We will continue to keep residents informed via telephone communication to confirm your appointment for the second vaccine clinic.
We encourage open communication with residents throughout this process. Please call our office with any questions (508)-339-6890
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is it mandatory for residents to get vaccinated?
It is not mandatory or required for continued occupancy. Getting this vaccine is voluntary.
Do residents have to pay for the vaccine?
The vaccine is free of charge.
Do you need to have health insurance to get vaccinated?
No. No one can be denied the vaccine regardless of current insurance status.
Do we still have to wear masks after vaccination?
According to the CDC and health experts, yes.
Can youth receive the vaccine?
The Pfizer vaccine is currently approved for people 16 years of age and older. The Moderna vaccine is currently approved for people 18 years of age and older.
I already had COVID-19, should I still get vaccinated?
According to the CDC, yes. But, if you had COVID-19 within 90 days of vaccination time, wait until the 90 days are up before getting vaccinated.
Can I get COVID-19 from the vaccine?
The vaccine doesn't actually contain the virus that causes COVID-19. The vaccine also does not alter or enter your DNA.
How many times do I need to get vaccinated?
The Moderna vaccine requires two doses, spaced out 28 days apart. If you do not receive the second dose, you will not be as well-protected from COVID-19 as you could be.
The vaccine was created fast compared to other vaccines. Is it effective?
The COVID-19 vaccine has gone through the same trials as other approved vaccines. The vaccine has also met the high safety standards these trials require.
What is the link to find a mass vaccine location?