Western Mass. falls behind in vaccination rate

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)- Western Massachusetts now lags behind the eastern half of the state in fully-vaccinated percentage.

In fact, Hampden is the lowest of any county with 59% of its population fully vaccinated.

  • Hampshire County: 63%
  • Franklin County: 67%
  • Berkshire County: 68%

To find a vaccination clinic or COVID-19 testing near you visit vaxfinder.mass.gov.

Statewide, 82% of the population has received one dose compared to 70% of the national population.

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