Vaccination Update – February 17, 2021

As​ ​of​ ​Thursday,​ ​February​ ​18,​ ​2021,​ ​vaccine​ ​eligibility​ ​has​ ​been​ ​expanded​ ​to​ ​anyone​ ​aged​ ​65​ ​or​ ​older​ ​and​ ​those​ ​with​ ​two​ ​or​ ​more​ ​”qualifying”​ ​diseases.​ ​Including: moderate and severe asthma cancer chronic kidney disease COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Down syndrome heart conditions such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies immunocompromised state from organ transplant obesity and severe obesity pregnancy sickle cell disease smoking type 2 diabetes See​ ​https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html​ ​ for​ ​more​ ​information.​  ​Appointments​ ​are​ ​still​ ​required.​ ​Please​ ​call​ ​your​ ​primary​ ​care​ ​provider​ ​or​ ​go​ ​to​ ​https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccination-locations​ ​ to locate​ ​a​ ​vaccination​ ​site. You can also call 2-1-1 to …

Worthington Zoning Poll

Worthington currently has a zoning requirement of 2 acres and 400 ft of frontage on a street, private or public, in order to build a residence. Some people find this frontage requirement to be particularly onerous. Other towns in our area have frontage requirements ranging from 200 ft (Chesterfield and Cummington) to 300 ft (Plainfield). …

COA Holiday Luncheon

The Council on Aging Holiday Luncheon originally scheduled for Thursday, December 17 has been rescheduled for Monday, December 21 due to the expected snow storm. The luncheon is curbside pickup at the Rabbit Hole Restaurant at the Fiddlehead Inn from 11am – 1pm on Monday, December 21, 2020. If you have a reservation and need …

Rabbit Hole, True Christmas Toy Drive

The Rabbit Hole will be collecting New unwrapped toys, gift cards and clothing for children 2-16. Proceeds go to “True Christmas”. Last year they provided gifts for 177 children. Gifts will be collected until Friday 12/18. True Christmas is a local 501(C)(3) non-profit organization, located in western Massachusetts. Our vision is simply to make Christmas …