COVID-19 FAQs

On December 9, 2020, Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker announced that prisoners were to be included in Phase I of the state’s vaccine rollout plan.

As many of you know, we teamed up with Families for Justice as Healing, the National Council for Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, and Black & Pink MA to collect questions from around the country about the new COVID-19 vaccines, including launching a survey to collect questions.

On January 9th, we held a community Town Hall forum on Zoom with nearly 100 community members to hear many of these questions answered by trusted doctors and experts in the field, as well as collect further questions and concerns from free-world family.

As a result, all of these questions were aggregated and put into an FAQ, authored with love by a dozen epidemiologists and physicians, which we will be sending back inside.

Next steps:

We are currently translating the document into multiple languages, which will be uploaded here.

Check back again: deeperthanwater.org/vaccineFAQ

Google Doc: tinyurl.com/COVIDvaxMA |

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