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Pittsfield To Hold COVID Vaccine Clinics At Wahconah Park

A Wahconah Park sign advertises the May 27th home opener in a field in front of the park itself
Josh Landes

The city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts is teaming up with its local Future Collegiate League Baseball club to hold pop-up COVID vaccine clinics this summer.

UPDATE: The July 8th vaccination clinic at Wahconah Park has been cancelled due to rain.

The Pittsfield Suns and the city are making the COVID-19 vaccination pop-ups available to the public at historic Wahconah Park. 

“The first clinic will be held on Thursday, July 8th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and the second clinic will be held on Thursday, August 5th also at 5:30 to 7 p.m., and the clinic will be stationed in front of the gates of the ballpark," said Director of Administrative Services Roberta McCulloch-Dews. "Appointments are not necessary.”

As of July 1st, Pittsfield says 57% of the city is fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Josh Landes has been WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief since February 2018, following stints at WBGO Newark and WFMU East Orange. A passionate advocate for Western Massachusetts, Landes was raised in Pittsfield and attended Hampshire College in Amherst, receiving his bachelor's in Ethnomusicology and Radio Production. His free time is spent with his cat Harry, experimental electronic music, and exploring the woods.
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