MARLBOROUGH – The city’s Council on Aging has been awarded a $10,000 grant to provide vaccines.
Mayor Arthur Vigeant announced the grant to the City Council in a letter dated Aug. 17. The grant comes from the National Council on Aging; it will be used to purchase and administer the COVID-19 booster vaccine, and/or the influenza vaccine, to at least 100 seniors.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank COA Director Patricia Pope and former Board of Health Director John Garside for their collaboration to secure this important grant funding,” said Vigeant.
Pope said the COA will collaborate with the Board of Health to offer a clinic sometime this fall.
The council approved the grant during its Aug. 21 meeting.