The city’s vaccination level is still below 60%, and daily case numbers have risen in April.
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New Bedford ends its vaccination or testing mandate for city employees
City workers will no longer be required to submit proof of vaccination. And those who had chosen the option of producing weekly negative test results will no longer be required to do so.
New Bedford promotes youth vaccinations with vouchers for YMCA, McCoy Rec Center
From Feb. 12-26, those under age 20 who receive a vaccine and show ID will have the opportunity to receive a $50 McCoy program voucher. Youth under 17 will be eligible for a YMCA year’s membership and program vouchers for YMCA programming.
Free vaccine clinics set at locations around New Bedford
Vaccination is critically important during the winter months, when indoor gatherings can lead to super-spreader events, clusters, hospitalizations, and severe illness among people who are unvaccinated.