COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment and Distribution Timeline

Eligible Springfield Residents who need Help Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment can Contact Springfield City Library and Department of Elder Affairs

Each vaccine site has a specific registration link unique to that location.  Those interested in getting their vaccine appointment must first register for an appointment. 

Effective immediately, during open hours, Library and Elder Affairs staff will be available by phone to assist those eligible Springfield residents who do not have access to technology to book their vaccine appointments.  In order to have a successful booking, people must have a checklist of things at the ready:

  • Name
  • Birthdate
  • Address (if experiencing homelessness, a temporary address or street intersection or other general description)
  • Phone number (preferably mobile)
  • Email address (if they have one)
  • Insurance information

The Library and Elder Affairs departments encourage those who need assistance to call their local branch during open hours: (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, at 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Wednesday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm).  Saturday hours include: Central Library 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; East Forest Park, Forest Park, East Springfield, Indian Orchard, Mason Square and Sixteen Acres 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.  Please note that Brightwood and Pine Point will not be open on Saturdays.  

All library branches, with the exception of Pine Point, will be taking phone calls during their open hours.  The contact information for the library branches are below:

Brightwood Branch:               413-263-6805

Central Library:                       413-263-6828 ext. 215

East Forest Park Branch:        413- 263-6836

East Springfield Branch:         413-263-6840

Forest Park Branch:                413-263-6843

Indian Orchard Branch:          413-263-6846

Mason Square Branch:           413-263-6853

Sixteen Acres Branch:            413-263-6858

Residents can also contact the Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm with the necessary information ready.  The City respectfully ask callers to be prepared to leave a message with their name and phone number so that a staff member can call the resident back in case there is no one immediate available.  The contact information for the Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center is below:  

Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center:    413-787-6785

Springfield Department of Health and Human Services and Behavioral Health Network (BHN) COVID-19 Vaccine Registration

The Springfield Department of Health and Human Services and BHN have partnered to provide vaccination appointments.  Those eligible to receive the vaccine can do so at the link below:

Behavioral Health Network Vaccine Registration



The Eastfield Mall will serve as a state COVID-19 vaccination site starting January 29, 2021.  The Springfield site will have a capacity to provide over 500 vaccines per day, with plans to ramp up vaccinations to over 5,000 per day.  

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has partnered with Curative to help administer the COVID-19 vaccine.

To register for an appointment Click on the link below (Please note that due to the volume of demand and a limited supply of the vaccine, appointments will fill up quickly - we thank everyone for your patience and understanding) 


COVID-19 Vaccine Availability |


It is important to note that the City of Springfield is not the entity that is operating the vaccine program at the Eastfield Mall  



COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Timeline

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, and the state Department of Public Health have developed a vaccine distribution timeline after extensive consultation with the Massachusetts Vaccine Advisory Group.  The timeline reflects several priorities: protecting our most vulnerable, maintaining health care system capacity, and addressing inequities in health care access and COVID-19 burden.

All residents can preregister to book an appointment at a mass vaccination site at

Appointments will be offered based on eligibility and available appointments nearby. It is expected that more sites will come online as part of the preregistration process in April.

Timeline for remaining groups:

  • April 19th: General public ages 16 years of age and older

The full timeline is available at

The Commonwealth and the City of Springifeld are currently in Phase I of the COVID-19 vaccination plan.  For more information on states COVID-19 vaccination phase plan please visit the state website HERE


COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Timeline: Phase Overview

Learn more about the groups in each phase of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution timeline.

The timeline reflects several priorities: protecting our most vulnerable, maintaining health care system capacity, and addressing inequities in health care access and COVID-19 burden. 

This list will be updated Tuesdays and Thursdays by 5pm in response to questions submitted via

Vaccine distribution in MA will occur in a phased approach: 

Page last updated:  Monday, April 12, 2021 10:26 am