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COVID-19 booster frequently asked questions

What is a booster? Do I need a booster? COVID-19 vaccines are very effective in lowering the risk of severe disease, hospitalization, and death. They even work against the Delta variant. The CDC has found that this protection may wear off over time. Boosters keep the...

Face Covering Guidance MAY 29

In line with updated CDC face covering guidance, the Administration will rescind the current face covering order and issue a new face covering advisory effective May 29. Non-vaccinated individuals are advised to continue wearing face masks and to continue distancing...

MA Announces Expansion of Pre-Registration System

The Administration has announced the expansion of pre-registration to include some regional collaboratives and improved features to allow for vaccination location selection during appointment booking. Later this week, the Commonwealth’s preregistration system will...

PHASE IV Step 1 & Travel Advisory Updates

Thanks to continued reductions in #COVID19MA transmission + hospitalizations and vaccine progress, we can continue the safe and responsible reopening of our economy, effective Monday. Also Monday, we will implement an adjusted Travel Advisory. MORE:...