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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Information

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Last Updated: 03/03/2021

 

CT COVID-19 Vaccine: Phases, Elgibility, Scheduling 

We know it's important for our residents to know when they'll be eligible for a vaccine and what the instructions are to get one. The process may be a little different for everyone, but you can always visit this page to find out which phase you may be in, find more details about future phases, and instructions for scheduling your vaccine appointment. 

Those currently eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations

Remember, you must either live or work in the State of Connecticut in order to receive vaccination in Connecticut. If you typically visit a provider in the State, but do not live or work in Connecticut, you are not eligible, and must get vaccinated in your home state.

Here's who is currently eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations as part of Phase 1a, and the beginning of Phase 1b:

  • CT COVID-19 Vaccine: Phases and Eligibility

    Who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine?

    CT residents and workers who are currently eligible include:

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    Current Eligibility Details

    Eligible groups, based on recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Governor's vaccine advisory group are:

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    Healthcare Personnel:
    • Paid and unpaid people serving in healthcare settings with potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients of infectious materials.
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    Medical First Responders:
    • Individuals who respond to medical 911 calls and face risk of exposure to COVID-19.
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    Long-Term Care Facility Residents:
    • Adults who reside in facilities that provide a range of services, including medical and personal care, to persons who are unable to live independently.
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    Residents and Staff of select congregate settings:
    • Staff and residents of halfway homes, inpatient mental health facilities, correction facilities, homeless shelters, domestic violence shelters, substance use and residential treatment facilities along with others.
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    Individuals 65 and Older:
    • Residents and workers within the State of CT who are 65+.
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    Educators and Child Care Providers:
    • Pre-K-12 Teachers, paraprofessionals, custodial staff, food service providers, school bus drivers and childcare providers as well as in-school administrative staff. Does not include individuals who are not required to work on-site in a school.
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    Individuals 55 and Older:
    • Residents and employees within the State of CT who are 55+.

COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Options

If you're aged 65 or older, or are included within any of the Phase 1b groups, you are currently eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccination in Connecticut. 

Wait. If you have already heard from your medical provider about receiving the vaccine, you're all set. Please continue to work with them to ensure you get an appointment scheduled. Also - if you already have an account in the Vaccine Administration Management System (or VAMS), click here to log into VAMS and schedule your appointment.


Enter your ZIP Code, and find the location nearest to you

   


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Call Connecticut’s Vaccine Appointment Assist Line at 877-918-2224, seven days a week from 8:00am to 8:00pm for scheduling at select sites.  Due to high volume, hold times may vary.

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A number of providers in the state, like local health clinics, and health districts schedule through VAMS. Below, you'll find a list of some other major providers that also use VAMS for scheduling. Click here to learn how to schedule through VAMS.

 

Bristol Health
Griffin Health
Nuvance Health
Trinity Health of New England

Appointments can be made utilizing the following tools:

·       VAMS online system: VAMS is the Vaccine Administration Management System and can be used to schedule appointments at multiple clinics across the state. To make an appointment using this system, click here.

·       Call Connecticut’s COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Assist Line: Connecticut’s COVID-19 vaccine appointment assist line is open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., seven days a week. To make an appointment, call 877-918-2224.

·       Hartford HealthCare: Hartford HealthCare has multiple locations throughout the state, including large clinics in the Hartford area. To make an appointment using this system, click here.

·       Yale New Haven Health: Yale New Haven Hospital has multiple locations throughout the state, including large clinics in the New Haven area. To make an appointment using this system, click here.

·       Stamford Health: Stamford Health is operating a clinic seven days per week at Stamford Hospital. To make an appointment using this system, click here.

·       Walgreens: Walgreens is currently offering the vaccine at 12 different locations and will soon be adding many more across the state. To make an appointment using this system, click here.

·       CVS: CVS is currently offering the vaccine in nineteen locations throughout the state, including Hamden & New Haven. To make an appointment using this system, click here.

·       Walmart: Walmart will be offering the vaccine at seven locations across the state (Hartford, New Haven, North Windham, Norwalk, Torrington, Waterbury, and West Haven). To make an appointment using this system, click here.

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccination distribution plans in Connecticut, visit ct.gov/covidvaccine.

Post-vaccine fact sheets and health check in instructions:
Announcement Date: 
Wednesday, December 30, 2020