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COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: November 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] November 16, 2021 COVID-19 Update

  • In Hingham, new COVID-19 cases continue to hover around 30-40 new cases per 14-day period for the last several weeks.
  •  The vaccination rate for Hingham remains at 74%.  If you look at only vaccine-eligible individuals in Hingham (now people age 5+), the percent of fully vaccinated eligible residents is 79%.
  •  According to DPH, approximately 6% of Hingham residents ages 5-11 have received one dose of a COVID-19. We’ll continue to monitor that data weekly as that number grows.
  • Please contact your child’s health care provider or search for vaccination appointments.
  • COVID-19 vaccination appointments for children ages 5-11 are available at pharmacies in Weymouth, Braintree, Quincy, and Cohasset, among other nearby towns. There is also a state-sponsored pediatric vaccination clinic in Brockton.

More information can be found on the DPH website .

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