After months of research and testing, we have new safe, effective tools to fight COVID-19 — vaccines. In Massachusetts, all residents 12 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine, and we encourage you to get vaccinated as soon as you are able.
Get Vaccinated Today
Beth Israel Lahey Health is encouraging all Massachusetts residents 12 and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19. So many of our patients and community members have already received the vaccine. If you’re interested in receiving your shot, we have a number of walk-in clinics located throughout Boston and eastern Massachusetts. Find a walk-in vaccination clinic location that is convenient for you.
Share Your Story & Inspire Others
There are so many reasons to get vaccinated against COVID-19…for peace of mind, to save lives, to return to the things you love.
Tell us your story – why are you choosing to get vaccinated?
Tips for Recording
- Find a quiet, well-lit location with no one behind you.
- If on a mobile device, hold your phone horizontally.
- Click Start Your Video.
- Begin with “This is my shot” then share your reason for getting vaccinated in 30 seconds or less.
- When you’re done, click Upload.
Coronavirus News & Resources
Beth Israel Lahey Health discusses COVID-19 with a wide variety of healthcare experts in this series of short videos.
Hear from Beth Israel Lahey Health patients and employees as they share their stories about COVID-19 and the vaccine.
Study led by Dan Barouch, Director of BIDMC's Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, and colleagues shows single-shot COVID-19 vaccine provides robust protection against SARS-CoV-2 variants identified in South Africa, the U.K., Brazil and California. (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, June 9, 2021)
Beth Israel Lahey Health welcomes all community members to our walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics. No insurance required. Find a location near you.
Beth Israel Lahey Health leaders share what they've learned on vaccine and health equity from the health system’s COVID-19 vaccination effort. Read their takeaways here. (Beth Israel Lahey Health, April 8, 2021)
We know our patients have questions about the availability, safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines. Here is the latest information available.
Some Americans say they are finding ways to get additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccines, with some even going as far as receiving the extra shots from different companies. Dan Barouch, MD, PhD of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center said there’s limited data on the safety or efficacy of this approach and that there are theoretical benefits in terms of the immune responses and potential improvement of efficacy. (CNBC, July 26, 2021)
Preeti Mehrotra, MD of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center spoke about healthcare organizations requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for employees and said the COVID-19 vaccine is the best protection against the Delta variant. (WCVB, July 26, 2021)