How to schedule a vaccine on Martha’s Vineyard:
Saturdays at 8am & again on Mondays at 5pm the vaccine appointment slots for the week will open. ALL residents over the age of 12 are now eligible to sign up online. Appointments for minors will require permission of a guardian and may have other scheduling stipulations. You can also call the MV hospital’s hotline to do it by phone 508-684-4500). No one will be signed up automatically for their initial vaccine shot any longer. See MVH hospital website to make appointment.
A vaccine bus came to the Island 5/15/21-5/19/21 and again 6/5/21-6/9/21. Sent by the Department of Public Health, it functioned like a walk-in clinic, no appointments are necessary. It will return for second doses.
Call the library for questions or assistance: 508-693-9433 ; or email Nina email@example.com
Check current eligibility & state guidelines. Special notes for residents aged 12-18, restrictions apply to type of vaccine you can get and process for scheduling an appointment. For more information on the vaccine, check the hospital’s fact sheet.
For those who do not have access to Internet, please call one of the Island libraries or the Councils on Aging for more information. The local hospital call center number if you need assistance, 508-684-4500. The State also added a phone number option last week, if you are planning on going off island for your vaccine or helping someone off-island:
Call 2-1-1 for the Vaccine hotline. The call center, open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. will be staffed by 500 operators who will help callers find appointments at vaccination centers near them. There will be both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking operators, and translation offered in some 100 languages, Baker said.