COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Clinic Information

Last Updated: 12/28/2021

COVID-19 Testing

Testing is available in many locations throughout Connecticut. Anyone experiencing symptoms should contact their primary care provider. Anyone who does not have a primary care provider should call 2-1-1 or visit the CT Testing Locator to locate the nearest testing site. Tests are available free of charge.

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COVID-19 GUIDANCE 

As of  Saturday, December 11th the Town of Hamden has reinstated their mask mandate; a copy of Emergency Order 11 can be found here 

For immediate assistance with questions related to COVID-19, please visit one of the following links below:

For questions on quarantine and isolation periods, visit: COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation | CDC

For questions on vaccinated, and unvaccinated, close contacts, visit: Appendices | CDC

For questions on booster shots, please visit: COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots | CDC

For questions on small and large gatherings, visit: Small and Large Gatherings | CDC

For questions on travel guidelines, visit: Travel | CDC

For questions on COVID-19 symptoms, visit: Symptoms of COVID-19 | CDC

For questions on COVID-19 testing, visit: COVID-19 Testing: What You Need to Know | CDC

For assistance finding a COVID-19 diagnostic test, visit: 2-1-1 Connecticut (211ct.org)

For questions on COVID-19 mitigation strategies, visit: Prevent Getting Sick | CDC

For questions related to the Omicron Variant, visit: Omicron Variant: What You Need to Know | CDC

There have been some recent updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding quarantine guidelines. Previously, it was recommended that fully vaccinated individuals get tested 3-5 days after being exposed to a person with COVID-19. Based on evolving evidence, CDC recommends fully vaccinated people get tested 5-7 days after close contact with a person with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. . 

Who is Currently Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Beginning May 13th, all individuals 12 years of age and older are eligible to receive vaccine.

  • Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccine

    FIND A VACCINE APPOINTMENT

    Current Eligibility Details

     
    Children and teens ages 12 to 17 are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine:
    •  At this time, only the Pfizer vaccine has been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in children ages 12 and older. The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are authorized for use in adults 18 and older.
     

    Health insurance and a state-issued ID are NOT required to receive vaccine:

    •  You will NOT be turned away if you do not have health insurance or an ID.
     
    An appointment is NOT required to receive vaccine:
    • Many clinics in the state allow individuals to walk-up during certain hours to receive a vaccine. Click here to view a list of vaccine clinics that allow walk-up vaccination.

    For more information on vaccine eligibility and requirements, check out these frequently asked questions


Homebound Individuals

Individuals who are medically or physically unable to leave their home to receive a COVID-19 vaccine can register their need for in-home vaccination.

Announcement Date: 
Wednesday, December 30, 2020