Social Capital Inc.’s (SCI) Vaccine Equity and Access Program (VEAP) is looking to hire four part time Leaders, one from each of the following communities: MaldenEverettLynnWoburn Responsibilities: Leaders will be responsible for reaching people within their communities to talk about the importance of vaccination against COVID-19 and the Flu. We… Read More »Part time job helping your community available!
Vaccine Equity and Access Program
On every Saturday in June the Department of Public Health is offering $100 for every new 1st dose of COVID vaccine to people who get vaccinated at their clinic at Pope John XXIII High School in Everett. Additionally, people who get a second dose or a booster will receive a… Read More »$100 Gift Cards for New COVID Vaccine 1st Doses
On Saturday, May 7th SCI held its first of two COVID community vaccine clinics partnered with a local Woburn church and medical group. Before the clinic, SCI had learned of two key barriers to vaccination from members of the Woburn community, especially for immigrants. First of all, most nearby vaccination… Read More »Local SCI Clinic Boosts Accessibility
Through the SCI Vaccine Equity & Access Program (VEAP), we have been adapting our strategies throughout the year to find the best ways to increase access to the COVID vaccines and work toward more equitable vaccination numbers. With most vaccination opportunities in the Woburn area requiring filling out those extensive… Read More »Boosting accessibility with a community clinic
Good news! Cases are down and metrics are heading enough in the right direction that the Mayor’s office has announced that it is ending the indoor mask mandate tomorrow, March 5th. This means gyms, restaurants, clubs, shopping centers, etc. will no longer be required to enforce masking. HOWEVER, businesses may… Read More »VEAP Tip of the Week #16- Boston Mask Mandate Ending Tomorrow, March 5th!
Another bit of advice on side effects this week! We know for a fact that the Moderna and Pfizer COVID vaccines won’t have long term side effects because the mRNA used in those vaccines is broken down and cycled out of the body within a few weeks of vaccination. The… Read More »Why the COVID Vaccines Don’t Have Long Term Side Effects
Today’s tip is about talking to people about the “side effects” of the COVID vaccines. The first step is to stop saying “side effects” and instead say “expected effects”. We know that many people will experience fever, soreness, and fatigue after getting vaccinated, and that is ok and expected! If… Read More »Talking about COVID Vaccine Side Effects – Click Me!
A recent CDC study compared COVID death statistics by vaccination status, and this is what they found: From October to November 2021, they recorded: 16, 527 Unvaccinated COVID Deaths 5,493 Fully Vaccinated COVID Deaths (No Booster) 285 Fully Vaccinated + Booster COVID Deaths Source: CDC Study- Page 4 https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/wr/pdfs/mm7104e2-H.pdf