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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

If you are ill and believe you may have COVID-19, call the MVH Call Center at 508-684-4500.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccines

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital primary care patients that need a dose 1 or dose 2 covid vaccine (Primary Series) should call their primary care office to schedule.

Boosters can also be administered during an office visit or scheduled as a nurse visit with their Primary Care.

Non-MVH primary care patients can schedule primary series covid vaccines through Island Health Care or Island Imperatives- both are offering clinics

We are now offering those in the office during visits and as nurse visits for MVH patients.

Second boosters are available to:

People are considered to be moderately or severely immunocompromised (have a weakened immune system) due to several types of conditions and treatments. Examples include:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T-cell therapy (a treatment to help your immune system attach to and kill cancer cells) or received a stem cell transplant (within the last 2 years)
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress their immune response

Talk to your primary care provider about COVID-19 vaccination and your medical condition.

Information courtesy of the CDC

Anyone 18 and older:
At least 5 months after receiving the final dose of Pfizer or Moderna in their primary series or at least 2 months after receiving the J&J/Janssen vaccine.

Children and teens ages 5 - 17 years:
At least 5 months after receiving the final dose of Pfizer in their primary series.

Learn more here.

The Vaccination Bus is Returning on Sunday, January 9th

COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 and up and booster shots for those 16 and older will be available. 

When: Sunday, January 9th

  • 5-11 vaccinations – 9 am – 12 pm
  • 12+ vaccinations – 12 pm – 5 pm

Where: Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School – 100 Edgartown – Vineyard Haven Rd. Oak Bluffs, Ma

If you previously had trouble scheduling an appointment, please us the new link below – effective Wednesday, December 29th.

Booster Shots

To qualify for the Pfizer or Moderna booster dose, you must have received your 2nd dose of Pfizer OR Moderna at least 6 months ago AND be at least 18 years old.

To qualify for the J&J/Janssen booster dose, you must have received your 1st dose of J&J/Janssen at least 2 months ago and be at least 18 years old.

Please call 508-684-4500 if

  • You have received the first dose of the vaccine at a different location and would like to make your second dose appointment at MVH.
  • You are unable to make your appointment. We are currently experiencing a high demand and can offer the appointment to someone else. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • You need assistance.

Vaccine Resources

If you would like to search for vaccine appointments at other sites, please visit the state website.

For answers to frequently asked questions- including questions about allergies, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and immunocompromised individuals- please visit the Mass General Brigham Vaccine Information page.

For some great FAQs about the COVID-19 vaccine for children, visit healthychildren.org, a resource created by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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As of February 23, 2022, at 9:00 am

COVID-19 Vaccinations at MVH are reported Monday – Friday for the previous clinic day’s vaccination data.

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