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Preregistration Form for Massachusetts COVID-19 Vaccines at Mass Vaccination Locations
How It Works:
Go to vaccinesignup.mass.gov to fill out a form to preregister for a vaccine appointment at a mass vaccination location. Preregistration is only available for mass vaccination locations.(For certain search engines, you might have to copy and paste into your browser)
After you preregister, you will receive weekly status updates on your preferred contact method. If you get an appointment somewhere else, please remove your name from the preregistration list by replying to these updates.
We will contact you when there are appointments available for you and provide you with a link to use to select and book your appointment.
Massachusetts receives a limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine doses from the federal government each week. Due to high demand and very limited supply, there are a limited number of appointments available for eligible people at this time.
Please note that per CDC Guidance, we ask that individuals with allergies work directly with their healthcare provider to get vaccinated.
Certain seniors who own or rent residential property as their principal residence are eligible for a refundable tax credit.
What to know
Older Adults 65 years and older may be eligible to claim a refundable credit on their personal state income tax return. The Circuit Breaker tax credit is based on the actual real estate taxes paid on the Massachusetts residential property a person owns or rents and occupies as their principal residence.
The maximum credit amount for tax year 2020 is $1,150.
To learn more about the Senior Circuit Breaker eligibility, please click here . You may also find this short video very helpful. If you have a consumer or client who may be eligible, please share this information with them.
GSSSI Nutrition Department
MOW-Services provides a unique perspective offering FREE support services to all Meals on Wheels programs in the USA has awarded the GSSSI Nutrition Department the prestigious Meals Hero Award.
The Meals Hero program recognizes Meals on Wheels programs making a difference.
According to MOW-Services:
A hero is commonly known as a person who is admired for one or more of the following qualities:
To be recognized as a Meals Hero, especially during these difficult times is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire Nutrition team.
Living on a fixed income and dealing with the rising cost of living can be tough for seniors. Did you know that many places of business offer senior discounts? - you just have to ask!
A car pass for Springfield Parks & Rec which includes Forest Park is $7 for Springfield Seniors 60 years and older. This is a 53% discount off of the regular price of $13.
While you are in Forest Park, why not check out the Zoo at Forest Park! Springfield Seniors 62 and older can get in for $7.
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