Stop & Shop Pharmacy to Provide Free Covid Vaccines When Available
Stop & Shop has signed on among the first pharmacies in the U.S. to administer future Covid-19 vaccines—for free, according to a press release.
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Weekly Covid Cases Drop to Single Digits, Continuing Decline
Weekly cases of Covid-19 on Martha’s Vineyard dropped to single digits for the first time in months on Monday, as a late-summer case surge continues to dissipate on the Island.
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Vaccine Bus Returns; Booster Shots Available for Seniors
The free mobile vaccine bus is back on Island, setting up shop at MVRHS all day Saturday and Sunday.
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As Vaccine Demand Exceeds Supply, Islanders Look to Mainland
With only one vaccination site at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, some Islanders are crossing the sound for vaccine appointments.
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State, Federal Supply Issues Slow Vaccination Rollout
Noah Asimow
National supply issues and state logistics are holding up an otherwise smooth vaccination process, as the hospital continues to administer doses to Islanders 75 and older.
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Student Vaccination Rates Trail State by Wide Margin
Maia Coleman
Vaccination rates for school and state-mandated inoculations are among the lowest in the state, raising concerns about how the Covid vaccine will be received.
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Hospital Rolls Out Vaccinations for First Responders
Louisa Hufstader
Covid-19 vaccinations for police offers, firefighters, first responders, animal control officers began on Friday at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital and continues through Tuesday.
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SSA Appeals to State for Guidance on Vaccinations
Noah Asimow
Citing urgent staffing and scheduling concerns, the Steamship Authority has sent a letter to the state Department of Public Health requesting guidance on the vaccination process for its 500 employees.
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High Demand, Low Supply; Flu Vaccinations Are Tough Ticket
Maia Coleman
Heightened demand for flu vaccinations and slow distribution statewide are causing a temporary shortage of the vaccine for many Island suppliers.
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Hospital Holds Vaccination Clinic After Measles Diagnosis
Steve Myrick
With more than 600 doses of the vaccine that prevents measles, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital began inoculating unvaccinated children and adults Wednesday evening, following a confirmed case of measles on the Island.
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