Gov. Baker launches tool to access COVID-19 digital vaccine card

BOSTON — The Baker-Polito administration announced Monday a tool for Massachuetts residents to access their COVD-19 digital vaccine card along with their vaccination status and history.

The new tool, My Vax Records, allows people who have received their vaccination within Massachusetts to access their vaccination history and generate a COVID-19 digital vaccine card, which would contain similar vaccination information to a paper CDC card.

The COVID-19 digital vaccine card is being produced by the SMART Health Card platform that will generate a QR card that can be used to verify vaccination statuses.

Governor Charlie Baker is clarifying that the Baker-Polito administration is not requiring residents to show proof of vaccination to enter any venue. But this tool will help residents who would like to access and produce a digital copy of their record.

The state has released a demo video for residents to learn how to access their digital vaccination cards.

When signing up for the vaccination card, residents will be asked to enter their name, mobile phone number, and date of birth. They will then be asked to create a four-digit pin before receiving a link to their vaccination records and QR code.

The system leverages the Massachusetts Immunization Information System (MIIS), which is the official database used by health care providers across the state to record vaccination information.

Massachusetts is the 13 state to launch a COVID-19 digital vaccine card tool; similar to California’s Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record (ca.gov)

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