COVID-19 Vaccine

Currently eligible in Connecticut:

  • Individuals 55 years of age and older
  • Healthcare Providers and Medical First Responders,
  • Staff and Residents of Long Term Care Facilities,
  • Staff and Residents of Certain Congregate Living Facilities,
  • Educators and Child Care Providers

All eligible individuals in Connecticut are required to make an appointment in advance of receiving the vaccine. 

Please visit the State of Connecticut’s website for more information about phased eligibility.

If you are eligible to be vaccinated you can visit the following websites to look for an available vaccination appointment. All vaccinations by all providers are by appointment only.

Ledge Light Health District’s clinic for this week is now full. Please check back for additional clinic options. If you received your first dose at an LLHD clinic, and are trying to make an appointment for your second dose, please know that we will send you an email with a clinic invitation the weekend before you are due. 

Community Health Center and some other vaccine providers use a CDC system called Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS) to schedule vaccination appointments. If you are eligible you may provide your information here to begin the VAMS registration process. Please use a unique email address for each eligible person you are signing up. You will receive an email from CDC inviting you to register: you should click on the link in the email and answer ‘no’ to the first question to start the registration process. You must complete create a password and complete the registration process in VAMS in order to find and schedule a vaccination appointment. If you have already complete the registration process and just need to look for an appointment you can sign in to VAMS here.

Hartford Healthcare uses a system called MyChartPlus to schedule vaccination appointments. If you are eligible you can visit their website to sign-up. Please note that the Hartford Healthcare MyChart is different from the Yale New Haven Health System MyChart. You do not have to be a patient at Hartford Healthcare or have an existing MyChart account to sign-up.

Yale New Haven Health System uses their portal to schedule vaccination appointments at Mitchell College and Mohegan Sun. If you are eligible you can visit their website to sign-up. You do not have to be a patient at Yale New Haven Health System or have an existing MyChart account to sign-up. If you do not have a computer you can access appointments at Mohegan Sun by calling the CT COVID Vaccine Appointment Assist Line at 877.918.2224.

CVS in Waterford is now offering COVID vaccinations through their scheduling system. If you are eligible you can visit their website to sign-up.

Walgreens is offering COVID vaccinations at some local stores. If you are eligible you can visit their website to sign-up. Please note that because they are only booking appointments 3 days out, the location finding may say that there are not appointments available in your area.  you should check back frequently as they are offering vaccinations locally and the website message may change as appointments open up.

Other information to know –

Vaccine providers continue to focus on the 65+ population (along with any remaining Phase 1a folks).

The following resources provide additional information regarding vaccination eligibility:

  • General questions regarding prioritization can be directed to: COVID19.dph@ct.gov.
  • There are meetings and recordings posted regarding the Connecticut Advisory Group and how the process works, as well as the names of advisory group members: COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group (ct.gov)
  • Information regarding the vaccination rollout can be found at: Phases (ct.gov)