COVID Vaccination Update (2/9/21)

TOWN OF LINCOLN
COVID VACCINATION CLINIC UPDATE
February 9, 2021

The Town of Lincoln has accommodated all requests from our 85+ population and is now able to register any residents that is either aged 75+ or a phase 1 worker, including clergy and home health aides. For a full list of eligible phase 1 workers, please see the list below.

Eligible residents are invited to call the Call Center phone number (781) 214-1147 between 9am and 4pm.

We will be offering reservations for first doses on Thursday, February 18 and with a second guaranteed dose on Thursday, March 18.

All clinics will be held at the Lincoln North Office Complex, 55 Old Bedford Road, off Hanscom Drive and Route 2A in north Lincoln, between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm.

If you have specific questions, please contact the Council on Aging at 781-259-8811.

Updated information about our clinics is available on the Town’s website: lincolnpublichealthnews.com

Residents closer to the 65+ age group are strongly urged to continue to seek out other options as it may be several weeks or even months before the supply of vaccines increases sufficiently to meet our needs.

Thank you.

Examples of eligible health care workers included in Phase 1

Clinical and non-clinical health care workers doing direct and COVID-facing care, including:

COVID-19 testers, staff of test sites, urgent care centers, other clinics,school nurses, and public health nurses performing COVID-19 testing; 

COVID-19 vaccinators and support staff for a COVID vaccination clinic including pharmacists, pharmacy interns, pharmacy technicians, school nurses, and public health nurses supporting COVID-19 vaccination; 

Medical Reserve Corps who are called up to vaccinate or other COVID facing direct care work; 

COVID facing Hospice/palliative care professionals; 

COVID facing laboratorians; 

COVID facing imaging professions;

Emergent employees (manufacturing COVID vaccine)

Sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE)

Primary care providers

Skilled nursing facility rapid response teams

Visiting and contract nurses

Home-based health care workers, including:

PT/OT/SLP therapists who work with medically complex home students

Personal Care Attendants (PCAs)

Home Health, hospice, and home care agency staff performing visits in the home

Independent Nurses and Continuous Skilled Nursing staff performing visits in the home

Aging Service agency staff performing regular visits in the home

State Agency staff performing direct care in the home, including DCF Emergency Response Workers, DMH case managers and DDS care coordinators

Mental and behavioral health providers providing in home treatment (e.g., ACCS integrated team, PACT, CBHI, ABA, ESP)

Adult Foster Care and Group Adult Foster Care workers performing work in the home

Independent Therapists (physical therapists, occupational therapists, Speech & Language therapists) performing work in the home

Home-Based Respite and Individual/Family Support staff (DDS and DDS Self Directed) Including:

Health care workers doing non-COVID-facing care, including:

Dentists/dental students, and dental hygienists (unless routinely working with COVID-19 positive or suspected patients such as Oral Surgeons covering the ER, in which case should be considered COVID-facing);

Medical and nursing students (unless routinely working with COVID-19 positive or suspected patients, in which case should be considered COVID-facing);

Inpatient and outpatient physical therapists and physical therapist assistants (unless routinely working with COVID-19 positive or suspect patients, in which case should be considered COVID-facing);

Occupational therapists;

Certified athletic trainers;

Interpreters who work in hospitals (unless routinely working with COVID-19 positive or suspected patients, in which case should be considered COVID-facing); 

Behavioral health clinicians not already covered in congregate care or direct care; 

Non-COVID facing Laboratorians; 

Blood donation workers; 

Organ donation procurement worker; 

Hospice/palliative care professionals; 

Non-COVID facing Imaging Professionals;

Dialysis center workers and patients; 

Audiologists and speech and language pathologists (unless routinely working with COVID-19 positive or suspected patients, in which case should be considered COVID-facing);

Podiatrists and pedorthists (unless routinely working with COVID-19 positive or suspected patients, in which case should be considered COVID-facing);

Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) staff;

SUD treatment program staff (if program is non-residential);

Asthma and allergy specialists;

Diagnostic sleep testing center staff;

Chiropractors

School nurses (other than those working as vaccinators/testers)

Members of the clergy (if working in patient-facing roles)

Acupuncturists