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Vaccine Information


Current Eligibility Status:

For more information on the specific health conditions that are eligible for the vaccine, check the state's list of medical conditions.

Find a location to get vaccinated if eligible

Vaccine locations for eligible and active priority groups and phases.

If eligible, find a location and book an appointment to get vaccinated. You can also try using the state's vaccine finder website to find clinics convenient to your location:

  • Click the icon in the top left with the arrow to view a list of locations
  • Click on a map pin for hours, contact information, and sign up details
  • Fill out your Self Attestation form and be prepared to present it at your appointment
  • All sites require appointments

Map Legend:

  • Red star: Mass Vaccination Sites (high volume, large venue sites)
  • Green star: General Vaccination Sites (healthcare locations)
  • Blue star: General Vaccination Sites (pharmacy/grocery locations)
  • Yellow star: Local Vaccination Sites (open to select cities/towns)
Additionally, if you are having trouble making an appointment online, you can try calling 211 and following the menu prompts for the vaccine. Someone will help you find a clinic and register for an appointment.

When scheduling an appointment for your second dose, please be sure you are scheduling through the same vaccination site as your first dose and follow their process for signing up for dose two.

More sites may be available for specific groups; please refer to the information for each eligible priority.

If you have general questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, you can try reviewing the state's frequently asked questions page for more information.

logoContact:  Judy Metcalf, RS., CHO
                Director of Public Health
Address: Town Hall, 126 Main Street, Ware, MA 01082
Phone: 413-967-9615
Fax: 413-967-9646
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-12:30 and 1-4:00

Board of Health Members
Name                               Title
Michael Juda                 Chairman     2021
Jennifer McMartin        Member       2022
Katrina Velle                  Member       2023

Name                                        Title                                               Telephone
Judy Metcalf RS., CHO         Director of Public Health           413-967-9615 x 111
Finn McCool                           Health Inspector                          413-967-9615 x 116
Betty Barlow                           Administrative Assistant            413-967-9615 x 110
Amy Langone, RN                 Public Health Nurse                    413-967-9615 x 112
Edward Kent Jr.                      Plumbing Inspector                    413-967-9615
Michael Pluta                           Asst. Plumbing Inspector          413-967-9615
Thomas Kularski                     Animal Inspector

Mission Statement
The mission of the Ware Board of Health is to address public health needs, protect and improve the health and quality of life in the community, offer education resources and promulgate and enforce local, state and national regulations as required by law.

The objective of the Board of Health is to assure effective and deliverable public health programs, services and regulations. To do so, the Board provides timely response, collaborates with other local town departments, neighboring communities, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MDEP), businesses, academic institutions and other professional organizations. Staff and Board members keep current on the latest advances in public health science, current policy-making trends and emerging public health needs in the community.

Duties and Responsibilities
The primary duties of the Board of Health center on enforcing the provisions of the State Sanitary and Environmental Codes under the jurisdiction of the Board of Health.