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Coronavirus Vaccination, Availability, and Access


One year into the pandemic, the development of coronavirus vaccines has been the bright light. Not only were the vaccines developed far faster than first anticipated, but they are also safe and highly effective. The challenge now? Getting those vaccines into the arms of as many people as quickly as possible.

We talk with Cape and Islands State Senator Julian Cyr; Dr. David Tager, Chief Medical Officer at the Community Health Center of Cape Cod; and Sean O’Brien, Chief Health Officer and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Barnstable County about all things vaccine. Who is eligible, how to sign up to get the shot, and if you’ve had the vaccine, is it safe to visit with those who haven’t been vaccinated? Should you still wear a mask? We’ll cover it all and take your questions and comments about the vaccine.

More information:

The Barnstable County COVID 19 Helpline (774) 330-3001

Community Testing Line through Cape Cod Health Care 508-534-7103

Vaccine Registration

Access the Vaccine Site Search Tool

Information about Coronavirus Testing through Cape Cod Healthcare

Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.