iBerkshires.com reports that North Berkshire first-responders will be receiving the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday at St. Elizabeth's Parish Center.
The Moderna vaccine is being distributed through the Berkshire County Boards of Health Association but the clinic is being managed by Northern Berkshire EMS and the Northern Berkshire Regional Emergency Planning Committee.
The clinic was prepared on Thursday night with representatives from participating communities and Mayor Thomas Bernard on hand to go over the plans and run a practice drill so town officials and department chiefs could communicate with their members what to expect.
The operations center had been set up last March upon Gov. Charlie Baker's declaration of emergency regarding the novel coronavirus. The center had been prepped for possible use as a drive-through testing center but never used as such.