Cambridge opens 2 walk-up vaccine clinics

The Johnson & Johnson one-dose shot will be offered at two locations in the city this week with no appointments necessary.

FILE - In this April 8, 2021 file photo, the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is seen at a pop up vaccination site in the Staten Island borough of New York. With a green light from federal health officials, several states resumed use of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday, April 24. Among the venues where it's being deployed is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where free vaccinations were available to anyone 18 or older. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) Mary Altaffer / AP, File

No appointments will be required at two vaccine clinics opening this week in Cambridge. 

City residents can get the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at the walk-up sites, which are free and open to all individuals 18 years old or older who live or work in Cambridge. No insurance, ID, or social security number is required to get a shot. 

“Getting a vaccine will NOT affect a public charge determination or immigration status,” the city said in a statement. 

The clinics are being hosted on the second floor of the Cambridgeside Mall in East Cambridge and at Reservoir Church in North Cambridge. 

“If you’re interested, come to the location at a time convenient for you, but please note there is a limited supply of the vaccine and the clinics will run until the supply runs out,” the city said in a statement. “These clinics are only using the Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccine, so you will not need to return for a second shot.”

See the days and hours for the vaccination sites below: 

CambridgeSideMall: 100 Cambridgeside Place

  • Wednesday, May 5: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 6: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Reservoir Church: 170 Rindge Ave.

  • Friday, May 7: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

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