First state employee in Massachusetts receives COVID-19 vaccination


BOSTON (WWLP) – The first state employee in the Commonwealth received the COVID-19 vaccination at Lemuel Shattuck Hospital Friday.

According to the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, the front-line worker is a janitorial supervisor who has worked at the hospital for 30 years.

According to a news release sent to 22News, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital is a fully accredited teaching facility that provides acute, subacute, and ambulatory care to patients referred by public agencies and private sector providers.

The Hospital’s services help patients who are economically and socially disadvantaged receive high quality, cost-effective care from staff that respects their dignity.

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