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COVID-19 Vaccine and Sick Leave Time

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Here at Brockton Workers Alliance we encourage all Brockton employers to do the right thing by motivating their workers to get the COVID-19 Vaccine. The mass vaccination process, which will help improve the current public health situation, is now just as important as it was weeks ago and that is why currently everyone over 16 years old is available to get the shot. Workers of Brockton, as for the state gidelines referenced at the end of the post, absence to work due to COVID-19 or to the vaccine is a justifiable reason to ask for sick leave. That means that if your appointment falls on your working hours, or if you present some adverse reaction to the injection, you can ask your employer for an earned sick leave. In order to get to a normal state of affairs as soon as possible, we encourage all employers to make it as easy as possible for their employees to get their vaccine doses. The most direct way would be to provide them with a payed sick leave for them to get their vaccin

Brockton Workers Alliance's leaders go canvassing

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Brockton Workers Alliance's volunteers, jointly with the  Health Care for All , are going door-to-door in the city of Brockton to make sure everyone is protected. Our four volunteers (who can be found at supermarkets, food distribution points and churches) are reaching out and educating the community in as many languages as possible. That is in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole and Portuguese.     Some of our volunteers that went canvassing this last week In addition to providing the community members with all the relevant information about the COVID-19 Vaccine, our leaders are registering people to get appointments and distributing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) among the neighbors.  Our leaders are tirelessly working on the ground to keep the community safe and protected. We want to raise awareness that  NO MATTER WHAT YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES ARE, YOU ARE ENTITLED TO GET A VACCINE.  Independently of the fact that you are new in this country, don't speak English or don't ha

Clínica de Vacinação no Sábado 1

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Como fizeram na semana passada, o Conselho de Saúde da Brockton habilitará uma   CLÍNICA DE VACINAÇÃO  no   SHAW'S CENTER ,   neste sábado   das   9:00 - 1:00 da manhã . A situação com a vacina da Johnson e Johnson não mudou e a parada permanece. Consequentemente,  a vacina que será administrada  neste dia será a  vacina Pfizer. Atualmente não há critérios de elegibilidade e  TODOS COM MAIS DE 16 ANOS DE IDADE PODEM SER DADOS A VACINA . Para os interessados em receber a foto, você pode chamar o Conselho sobre Envelhecimento em  (5 08) - 580 - 7811  (linha inglesa) para se inscrever.  Aqueles que desejam uma  assistência multilíngüe  ao marcar uma consulta, podem ligar para a Gabinete do Prefeito em  (5 08) - 580 - 7123 . Se necessitar de ajuda adicional para se inscrever, também pode contactar-nos, a Brockton Workers Alliance, através da nossa linha multilingue, enviando um texto para (508) - 484 - 8358.  Este ponto de vacinação não funciona para você?  Se este for o caso, então l

Klinik Vaksinasyon Samdi 1

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Menm jan yo te fè semèn pase a Komisyon Konsèy Sante Brockton te abilite yon  KLINIC VAKSINAYON  nan  SHAW'S CENTER   Samdi 1 Me  ki soti nan  9:00am - 1:00pm.  Sitiyasyon an ak vaksen Johnson lan ak Johnson lan pa chanje epi poz la rete. Kontinwe,  piki a ke yo te administre jou sa a pral vaksen Pfizer la. Kounye a pa gen okenn kritè kalifikasyon e TOUT MOUN KI GEN PLIS PASE 16 ANE KA BAY VAKSEN AN. Pou  enskri resevwa vaksen  an ou ka rele Konsèy sou Granmoun Aje nan ( 508) - 580 - 7811.   Pou  asistans plizyè lang  lè w pran yon randevou, rele Biwo Majistra a nan  (508) - 580 - 7123.  Si ou bezwen nenpòt lòt èd pou enskri pou vaksen an, ou ka kontakte nou tou, Brockton Workers Alliance , atravè liy plizyè lang nou an pa voye yon tèks nan ( 508) - 484 - 8358.  ¿Èske pwen vaksinasyon sa pa konvenyen pou ou? Sa a li  pòs  sa a kote nou bay plis enfòmasyon sou sit vaksinasyon nan Eta Massachusetts.

Centro de Vacunación el Sábado 1

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Como ya hicieron la semana pasada, la Junta de Salud de Brockton habilitará una  CLÍNICA DE VACUNACIÓN  en el  SHAW'S CENTER  este  Sábado 1 de Mayo  de  9:00am a 1:00pm . Puesto que no hay novedades respecto a la vacuna Johnson and Johnson cuyo  uso sigue pausado, este sábado  se administrará   la vacuna Pfizer.  Actualmente ya no existen criterios de elegibilidad para recibir la vacuna pues  TODA PERSONA MAYOR DE 16 AÑOS PUEDE SER VACUNADA. Los interesados en registrarse  para una cita en la clínica de vacunación Shaw's Center, pueden llamar al Council On Aging al teléfono  (508) - 580 - 7811  (atención en inglés). Quienes deseen  asistencia multilingüe  al hacer una cita, pueden llamar a la Oficina del Alcalde al  (508) - 580 - 7123.   Si necesita cualquier tipo de ayuda adicional para registarse también puede contactar con nosotros, la Alianza de Trabajadores de Brockton , enviando un mensaje de texto  a nuestra línea multilingüe al (508) - 484 - 8358. ¿Esta clínica de vacu

Vaccination Clinic on Saturday 1st

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As they did last week, the Brockton Board of Health will be holding a   VACCINATION CLINIC  at   SHAW'S CENTER,  this Saturday,   May 1st, from   9:00am - 1:00am .   The situation with the Johnson and Johnson's vaccine has not changed and the halt remains. Consequently,  the shot being administered  this day will be the  Pfizer vaccine.  Currently there are no eligibility criteria and  EVERYONE OLDER THAN 16 YEARS OLD CAN BE GIVEN THE VACCINE.  For those interested to receive the shot you may  call  the Council on Aging at  (508) - 580 - 7811 to register.   Non-english speakers who desire a  multilingual assistence  when making an appointment, may call the Mayor's Office at  (508) - 580 - 7123. If you need any additional help to register you can also contact us, the Brockton Workers Alliance , through our multilingual line by sending a text at (508) - 484 - 8358.  Does this vaccination point not work for you?  If that is the case, then read  this post  where we gave more i

Community Food Distribution 29th April

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We want to remind you that this Thursday 29 there's one of our Community Food Distributions with Fair Foods Inc.   It will be held at The Family Center of Brockton at 2:30pm. We will be provinding bags of fresh produce for $2 per bag and everyone is welcome. If you are interested in volunteering, get in touch with us through our email: brocktonworkersalliance@gmail.com