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Lifelong New Bedford Resident, Umass Dartmouth & NBHS alum. Passionate, sarcastic and informed. Avid duckpin bowler and a lover of amazing food, fine wine and awesome movies.

Southcoast’s Pfizer clinics now open to those 12 and older; walk-ups welcome

FALL RIVER, NEW BEDFORD, and WAREHAM, Mass. – Southcoast Health announced on Thursday that its upcoming Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination clinics, offered across the region, will now be open to individuals 12 and older, while walk-up availability will continue at all of the not-for-profit community health system’s sites. Southcoast’s decision follows …

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CDC Approves Pfizer Vaccine for Children 12 Years and Older

For Immediate Release: May 12, 2021 Contact: Media Relations (404) 639-3286 Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH “Today, I adopted CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that endorsed the safety and effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and its use in 12- through 15-year-old adolescents. CDC now recommends that this …

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Rte 24 in Fall River Will Experience Closures and Detours this Weekend **Rescheduled to May 21 to 23rd**

**Update** Rescheduled to next weekend, no reason given~! The MASS DOT announced on its twitter feed earlier today that parts of Rte 24, specifically those in Fall River will be affected by closures starting this Friday, May 14th. Earlier this week highway information signs were warning drivers that the on …

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Southcoast Health Spotlights Healthcare Heroes During National Nurses Week

Stories from the #SouthcoastFrontlines: Michele Tsaliagos, ICU Nurse The past year has brought unimaginable challenges to our community. As we each do our part to get vaccinated and continue to see signs of returning to a new normal, it is important to acknowledge the incredible work that many individuals across …

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