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COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: November 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] November 9, 2021 COVID-19 Update

  • Statewide, the number of new COVID-19 cases has generally been trending downward since mid-September. 
  • In Hingham, new COVID-19 cases continue to hover around 30-40 new cases per 14-day period for the last several weeks.  The vaccination rate for Hingham has risen to 74%.  If you look at only vaccine-eligible individuals in Hingham (people age 12+), the percent of fully vaccinated eligible residents is up to 87%.  
  • As many people have heard, on November 2nd, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was authorized by the CDC for use in children ages 5-11. 
  • Please contact your child’s health care provider or search for vaccination appointments.  
  • COVID-19 vaccination appointments for children ages 5-11 are available at pharmacies in Weymouth, Braintree, Quincy, and Cohasset, among other nearby towns. There is also a state-sponsored pediatric vaccination clinic in Brockton.  

More information can be found on the DPH website .

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