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Vaccine Information

COVIDvaccine 

Find a location to get vaccinated

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

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.


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

Contact: Stephen Bell, MPH
  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 1:00 - 4:00
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Board of Health Members
Name Title  
John Desmond Chairman 2024
Jennifer McMartin Member 2022
Katrina Velle Member 2023

Personnel
Name Title Telephone
Stephen Bell, MPH Director of Public Health (413) 967-9615 x 111
Sai Palani, MPH 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.

Objective
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.