FAQ: Getting my COVID-19 vaccine
As of May 12, 2021, people age 12 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated. Individuals aged 12–17 can receive the Pfizer vaccine. People age 18 and older can receive any vaccine. We encourage all members of the MIT community to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Visit the state website to preregister and find a vaccination location near you. MIT Medical hopes to receive more vaccine, and we will inform the community when it arrives. Until then, do not wait to get your vaccine from MIT.
Possibly. For most people, any of the currently approved vaccines are an equally good choice. All three are highly effective at preventing serious illness, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19. Read more: What's the best COVID-19 vaccine? However, individuals younger than 17 may only receive the Pfizer vaccine, and women younger than 50, who are at somewhat increased risk of rare blood clots with the J&J vaccine, may want to opt for one of the two mRNA vaccines (Pfizer or Moderna).
May 20, 2021
We will contact you directly to let you know.
January 6, 2021
Yes, take it as soon as you can. We want everyone to be vaccinated as quickly as possible. Don’t wait to get your vaccine at MIT. All three approved vaccines have become more widely available in the United States. Visit vaxfinder.mass.gov to find vaccination locations in Massachusetts or search vaccines.gov for locations anywhere in the U.S.
June 1, 2021