COVID-19 Vaccine Information for residents.
The COVID-19 vaccine helps our community stay safe from the COVID-19 virus. The goal of FRVAX.com is to share the most up-to-date information on Vaccine Clinics in Fall River for residents. There is an increased availability of vaccines in Fall River. Vaccine appointments are available on a daily basis and any individual aged 16 or older can receive a vaccine. Fall River residents are urged to call 1-833-8VAXNOW or visit FRVAX.com if they are seeking information about COVID-19 vaccine appointments.
Vaccine outreach for Fall River.
A number of local service providers, including the United Way of Greater Fall River, United Neighbors of Fall River, SSTAR and Healthfirst Family Care Center, together with the City of Fall River’s Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Mayor Paul Coogan, have launched two new resources for Fall River residents looking for COVID-19 vaccine appointments. 1-833-8VAXNOW hotline and FRVAX.com website provide streamlined information about vaccine clinics in Fall River.
United We Help Vaccinate Fall River (UWHVFR) aims to assist as many individuals as possible in Fall River with scheduling their vaccine appointments. 1-833-8VAXNOW has 8 multi-lingual staff as well as Language Line Services to assist those whose native language is other than English, Spanish, Portuguese or Cape Verdean Creole.
By calling 1-833-8VAXNOW (833-882-9669) appointment seekers can speak with Vaccine Navigators from 12-8 pm/7 day a week. Vaccine Navigators can help with registration on the MA website or secure appointments at various local sites in the Fall River area. This may include seeking a specific appointment day or time, or even scheduling by vaccine type.
United We Help Vaccinate Fall River is supported by a Vaccine Hesitancy and Equity grant from SouthCoast Community Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED). Vaccine Navigators will also direct efforts to address vaccine hesitancy with outbound calls to help reschedule appointments, as well as follow-up to outreach team households as needed.