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Expanded Vaccination Eligibility and Locations

Posted on April 5, 2021


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As of April 1st, all residents ages 16 and up are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the Governor, priority will be given to those aged 16 to 44 with certain high-risk conditions, including:

  • Sickle cell disease
  • End-stage renal disease on dialysis
  • Active cancer treatment
  • Solid organ transplant
  • Down syndrome
  • All patients of Connecticut Children’s and Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are expected to have access to dedicated clinics organized by the Department of Developmental Services.

If you don’t know if you’re eligible or have questions on how to schedule an appointment, please refer to these FAQ’s.

Click Here to Locate a Vaccination Site Near You

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Local Pharmacies to Provide Vaccinations…

Additionally, over 100 pharmacies across our state will reportedly begin providing COVID vaccinations in the coming days, including:

Note: appointments must be made in advance prior to receiving the vaccine at all locations statewide.

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Vernon School District Vaccination Plans…

According to the Governor’s office, the Vernon School District and other Alliance School Districts across the state can conduct on-site clinics with the Pfizer vaccine between April 19 and May 7. Alliance Districts are designated districts with the highest percentage of students living in poverty and facing barriers to educational attainment. DPH will reportedly work with the local health departments and districts to arrange for Pfizer-based clinics for students 16-and-older in these districts starting April 19. The goal will be to offer first dose clinics in these schools between April 19 and May 7.

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State Rep. Tim Ackert, 8th District