Reliable Information about the COVID-19 Vaccine

The vaccines for COVID-19 will soon be available in Massachusetts for people age 65 and older. The following are reliable sources of information about the COVID-19 vaccines.


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched a COVID-19 vaccine page, which includes a variety of resources about the vaccine and getting vaccinated.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration COVID-19 vaccine page includes news updates and fact sheets about the vaccines that have been approved for emergency use.


The state has launched a COVID 19 Vaccine in Massachusetts page. It includes the COVID-19 Vaccine Plan, a Latest Updates page, and a Frequently Asked Questions area.


Cambridge Health Alliance and Mount Auburn Hospital have added COVID-19 Vaccination pages.

Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services and Cambridge and Somerville Councils on Aging can provide general information about the vaccine, and also help with scheduling and transportation for vaccination appointments.

Other Resources

Eight things to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine – CDC

Five Things to Know about the Vaccine Rollout in Massachusetts — Boston Globe