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Tufts Medical and Dental Students Start to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 7:00pm

Beginning on Jan. 6, some medical and dental students at Tufts started receiving the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines. Third- and fourth-year medical students and dental students involved in direct patient care are eligible to receive the vaccine based on CDC and Massachusetts state criteria.

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines were offered at Tufts Medical Center Jan. 5-7. The vaccinations come in a two-shot sequence; second shots will take place three or four weeks after the first shots, depending on which vaccine is used.

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For details about the vaccination rollout at Tufts, please click here. This webpage will be updated as new information becomes available. If you have a specific question about the vaccine rollout or testing, please email For general information and to learn about university-wide COVID-19 policies and guidelines, please visit the Tufts COVID website.