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MBTA workers frustrated as they await vaccine site

Mar 04, 2021 - The Boston Globe

ABSTRACT

This winter, MBTA officials said they expected the vaccination clinic to open in mid-February. But it is still not being used, said James Evers, president of the Boston Carmen's Union, the MBTA's largest labor group.

BODY

Weeks after MBTA workers expected an employee vaccination program to open in Quincy, the agency's largest labor union sharply criticized Governor Charlie Baker on Wednesday for not authorizing the site to begin administering shots.

The MBTA has prepared a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the former Lowe's building near the Quincy Adams Red Line station, a potential site for a future bus maintenance facility. This winter, officials said they expected the clinic to open in mid-February, but it is still not being used, said James Evers, president of the Boston Carmen's Union, the MBTA's largest labor group...