Fall River residents may call 1-833-8 VAX NOW for help with vaccine appointments, rides, and questions and click here to see vaccine clinic locations and more.  See below for more details.

 

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Johnson & Johnson FAQ

  • I’ve heard that there is an issue with the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine
    • Out of an abundance of caution, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration are recommending that the US pause the use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Consistent with the federal government’s recommendation, Massachusetts has paused the administration of J&J effective immediately.
  • I just received the J&J vaccine. What should I do? Should I be worried about my health?
    • If you have concerns about receiving the J&J vaccine, or any questions about your personal health, you should contact your health care provider. ​
  • I haven’t been scheduled for a vaccine yet, can I still get scheduled?
    • The Commonwealth is committed to the Homebound Vaccine program. We are still conducting intake for the homebound program but it may take longer for the Vaccine Provider to call and schedule you for an appointment date. Please expect to wait up to 7 days for the Vaccine Provider to call you. Thank you for your patience.
  • I have an appointment scheduled for the J&J vaccine, will I still be able to get it?
    • The Commonwealth remains committed to the homebound program. We will keep you up to date on the status of your appointment. If we need to cancel your appointment due to this situation, we will reschedule for another appointment as soon as possible.
  • I have an appointment for the J&J vaccine, can I get a different vaccine?
    • You will be scheduled to be vaccinated with a safe and effective vaccine. We are awaiting further guidance from the federal government before resuming J&J vaccinations.
  • I have an appointment for the J&J vaccine, can I reschedule to another date?
    • As of this time there is no need to proactively reschedule your appointment. We will notify you if this current situation impacts your appointment in any way. If we need to cancel your appointment, we will work to reschedule you for a vaccination as soon as possible.