When can YOU get the Covid-19 vaccine?


When can YOU get the Covid-19 vaccine? Here is a breakdown of who is eligible, where you can get the vaccine and what you need to do to prepare for it!

First it was healthcare workers, then frontline workers, and now people aged 75 and older will be getting their COVID-19 vaccines.

CHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TO BE VACCINATED (75 and older):

UConn Health:

  • To schedule a vaccine appointment at UConn Health in Farmington, you must be registered in advance withUConn Health MyChart. Once registered, individuals can self-schedule a date and time through MyChart to receive the first dose of the vaccine. Second dose appointments are made when the individual receives their first dose.
    • Detailed instructions to follow for online scheduling can be found byclicking here.
  • UConn Health phone scheduling: 860-679-5589 (Choose option 2). The program’s general line is 860-679-8888 for general questions or vaccine issues.

Hartford HealthCare:

Yale New Haven Health :

  • Yale New Haven Health will begin vaccinating individuals who are 75 and older – the first group in the state’s Phase 1B – beginning Wednesday, Jan. 20. Appointments will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.Schedule your appointment online by clicking here.
  • These YNHHS public vaccination sites will begin to open next week: North Haven, New London, Old Saybrook and Trumbull. A Greenwich site will begin the week of Jan. 25.
  • More sites will be added as they are approved.

Trinity Health of New England

  • Trinity Health Of New England is offering those eligible, who would like to be vaccinated, several options for an appointment, which is is mandatory, as the clinics are not able to take walk-ins.
  • Patients may schedule their own appointment using a valid email address via the state'sVaccine Administration Management System (VAMS) online Enrollment Portal, through their primary care provider, or eventually through MyCare.
  • For more information on these options, please visit Trinity Health Of New England’s Schedule Your Vaccine webpage:TrinityHealthOfNE.org/Appointment

Community Health Center, Inc.

  • Community Health Center, Inc. is providing vaccines to those eligible.
  • Locations are available in Clinton, East Hartford, Hartford, Middletown, New Britain, New London and Stamford.
  • More information can be found on the CHC's websitehere.

Schedule through the onlineVaccine Administration Management System(VAMS)

  • Many providers can be accessed through the VAMS scheduling system including:
    • Trinity Health of New England (hospitals and other locations)
    • Griffin Hospital
    • Nuvance Health
    • Stamford Hospital
    • Bristol Hospital
    • Local Health Departments
    • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • All information submitted through VAMS or the assist line will be kept private and will only be used to schedule vaccinations. The link also contains a detailed and extensive list of frequently asked questions about the vaccine, helping to ease any concerns members of the public may have.

Those over the age of 75 without the ability to apply online can call the Connecticut COVID Vaccine Appointment Assist Line at 877-918-2224.

  • The line will take calls on Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will offer a call-back option when all contact specialists are busy serving other callers. The team will aim to return calls as soon as possible, with the goal of same-day response.

(The state said more locations will be added in the coming weeks)

COVID-19 Vaccine in Connecticut

Eligibility, access, and support to help you get vaccinated against COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine in Connecticut

Eligibility, access, and support to help you get vaccinated against COVID-19

Connecticut is currently in Phase 1b of our statewide rollout plan.

How to get access to a vaccination

Healthcare Personnel should contact their Employer Coordinator, who has been designated to ensure access to the vaccine.

Vaccine administration for healthcare workers will be available at hospitals, outpatient clinics, and local health departments.

Residents of long-term care facilities should ask facility leadership about reviewing vaccine. All vaccine clinics in long-term care facilities will be administered by CVS and Walgreens.

Phase 1b

Three primary groups will be eligible for the vaccine in Phase 1b: 

  • Front line essential workers 
  • Individuals and staff in congregate settings
  • Individuals 75 years of and older (please see additional info below)

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