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Expanded Vaccine Eligibility and Locations

Posted on April 1, 2021

The state of Connecticut has now expanded eligibility for the COVID vaccine to include all individuals aged 16 and older who live, work or attend school in our state.

According to the governor, priority access will be given to people ages 16 to 44 with certain medical conditions, including:

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

Priority is also expected to be given to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities for whom there will be 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.

The state of Connecticut is offering the following scheduling options:

There are also a number of private health providers offering appointments, including:

There are also a number of area pharmacies that will begin offering the vaccine in the coming days, including: