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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center opens vaccination site in Chelsea

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center opened a coronavirus vaccination site on Thursday at La Colaborativa in Chelsea, one of four sites it's opening for people 75 and older.
Dozens of people showed up to get a vaccine at the collaborative, with little or no waiting.
“I feel relaxed now, knowing that I can go home and I'm safe,” Margarita Carlos, 88, of Chelsea said through an interpreter. “For the first time in a year, I can go to Dunkin Donuts and drink coffee.”
The state has given the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center a total of 4,000 doses of the vaccine for four sites...
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