COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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.
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COVID Conversations

Beth Israel Lahey Health discusses COVID-19 with a wide variety of healthcare experts in this series of short videos.

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#ThisIsMyShot Stories

Hear from Beth Israel Lahey Health patients and employees as they share their stories about COVID-19 and the vaccine.

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Expert Health Advice

Hear from Beth Israel Lahey Health physicians and other experts about staying healthy and well during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Vaccine

5 actions that promote COVID-19 vaccine equity

To distribute COVID-19 vaccines equitably and efficiently, Beth Israel Lahey Health has developed new strategies to organize and successfully vaccinate more than 14,000 patients a week across Eastern Massachusetts. In an Insight article published in JAMA Health Forum, Leonor Fernandez, MD of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Peter Shorett, MPP of Beth Israel Lahey Health, identified five key lessons about health equity that have emerged from BILH’s vaccination campaign for the health system’s approximately 1.6 million patients. (Becker’s Hospital Review, April 9, 2021)