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Fact Sheet

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COVID-19 vaccine, older adults, vaccine access, senior centers


Gerontology | Health Policy | Public Health


In early 2021, access to a COVID-19 vaccine was prioritized for older adults and people with multiple co-morbidities. Between high demand and emerging supply, and new systems for booking a vaccine appointment, many people had challenges getting an appointment. Senior centers across the state became a crucial resource for access to the vaccine and additional information about its efficacy and safety.



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