After months of research and testing, we have new safe, effective tools to fight COVID-19 — vaccines. In Massachusetts, vaccines will be distributed in phases, and we encourage you to get vaccinated as soon as it is available to you.
Take Your Shot to 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.
This is your shot. Tell us what it’s for.
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.
New studies show an association between ambient air pollution and worse COVID-19 outcomes. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers share how the pandemic highlights the need to address air pollution globally. (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, April 9, 2021)
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)
Massachusetts has a 3-phase COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan. Learn more about when you will be eligible to get vaccinated.
Most COVID-19 vaccine reactions are similar to those of the flu shot. Learn more about the possible side effects and find answers to questions on allergies and fertility.
Beth Israel Lahey Health welcomes anyone 18+ to our walk-in community COVID-19 vaccination clinics. You do not need an appointment or insurance information. Learn more.
We know our patients have questions about the availability, safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines. Here is the latest information available.