JRI Health Receives Monkeypox Vaccinations

John Gatto, senior vice president for community health at JRI, said Monday that the organization has begun setting up a clinic in Framingham.

“We have had [a] longstanding commitment to addressing public health issues, particularly where there is an intersection with social justice and health equity,” Gatto said. “We are grateful for the partnership with the Mass. Department of Public Health, which will allow us to prioritize monkeypox vaccination for men who have sex with men, where the disease currently is most prevalent.”

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