COVID19 Vaccine Guidance

Phase 1 Vaccine Recipients

In addition to the Heywood Healthcare clinics, those who currently qualify for COVID19 Vaccination can contact:

Cornerstone Family Medicine
Tel: (978) 669-0199
Fax: (978) 669-0054
250 Green St., Suite 200
Gardner, MA 01440

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Heywood Healthcare and the City of Gardner are partnering to provide COVID 19 vaccination. Clinics will be scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays pending vaccine availability. 


  1. Phase 1
  2. Adults 65 and over
  3. Adults who live or work in public and private low income and affordable senior housing
  4. People with 2 or more certain medical conditions that cause individuals to be at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19:
    • Asthma (moderate-to-severe)*
    • Cancer
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
    • Down Syndrome
    • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
    • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant
    • Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2)
    • Severe Obesity (BMI > 40 kg/m2)
    • Pregnancy
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Smoking
    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

The state announced that Massachusetts will allow vaccinations at certain sites for younger companions who accompany older residents to vaccine appointments. This guidance does not apply to smaller sites like Heywood Healthcare. It is only available at the State’s mass vaccination sites: Fenway Park in Boston; Gillette Stadium in Foxboro; Eastfield Mall in Springfield; and the DoubleTree Hotel in Danvers.

Schedule a Vaccination:

There are two methods to schedule a vaccine, (1) online, (2) call in registration. 

  • Online Registration Form
  • Call Center: (978) 958-9057
    • Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    • Si su idioma primario es español, tenemos un operador que lo puede asistir con el registro en español por teléfono

Online Registration Tutorial

Upcoming Clinic Schedule:
  • Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 and Thursday, February 25th, 2021
  • Dates/Hours are subject to change and are based on vaccine availability.
  • Scheduling for future clinics will be made available on a weekly basis.
  • If you are interested in becoming a clinic volunteer, please email You will be sent a form to fill out your information (credentials, availability, etc.)
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When Can I Get the COVID19 Vaccine

Volunteer at a Vaccination Clinic

Heywood Healthcare Vaccination Clinics require the participation of many volunteers to operate. To volunteer, email You will then receive an electronic form to fill out your capabilities and availability. There are clinical and non-clinical positions available.

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