COVID-19

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

Public Notice

Given the increase in COVID positive patients, effective Thursday, April 22nd, visitation to the Heywood and Athol Hospital Emergency Departments will be restricted to parents of pediatric patients and caregivers for adult populations. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Update

In accordance with the FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, issued today, April 13, 2021 Heywood Hospital has put the use of the vaccine on hold. Community members scheduled to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine today, at the Gardner PACC will be provided the Pfizer Vaccine.

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Eligibility:  

Updated Eligibility

People with 2 or more certain medical conditions that cause individuals to be at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19:

-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 and severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher)
-Pregnancy
-Sickle cell disease
-Smoking
-Type 2 diabetes mellitus
-Asthma (moderate-to-severe)

Schedule a Vaccination:

There are two methods to schedule a vaccine, (1) online, (2) call in registration. Registration typically goes live at 10:00 AM on a day announced at least a day in advance. Both methods are based on vaccine availability.

  • Online Registration Form
  • Call Center: (978) 958-9057
    • Call Center Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Based on vaccine availability) 
    • Si su idioma primario es español, tenemos un operador que lo puede asistir con el registro en español por teléfono
Upcoming Clinic Schedule:
  • Dates/Hours are subject to change and are based on vaccine availability.
  • Scheduling for future clinics will be made available on a weekly basis.
Volunteer:
  • If you are interested in becoming a clinic volunteer, please email helpvaccinate@heywood.org. You will be sent a form to fill out your information (credentials, availability, etc.)
Questions may be address to vaccinate@heywood.org
 
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