We are in the middle of vaccine role out in Connecticut. At this time none of our offices have the capability to administer the vaccination. You do not need a doctor’s prescription or referral for vaccination. Our practice recommend following the CDC and State guidelines for vaccination as below. As always we are open to any questions you may have. We have compiled reliable information regarding some frequently asked questions here.
At this time the vaccination schedule is set by Connecticut government in consultation with healthcare experts in the state. Vaccination schedule is being carried out in phases. The idea is to vaccinate the high risk individuals initially and then move towards the low risk individuals.
Connecticut COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule can be found here: COVID-19 Vaccination schedule
Connecticut department of Public health in partnership with community hospitals are taking a lead role in vaccine administration. Connecticut State’s online scheduling portal allows individuals with an email address to create an account, log-in, and search for a vaccine clinic near them.
Alternatively the following links will allow you to schedule your vaccination directly with specific health/hospital systems.
For any individual who is unable to use the online process above, you may also call the CT COVID Vaccine Appointment Assist Line at 877-918-2224 Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Due to high volume, this option is only recommended for individuals who have not had success with the above options.
A great resource on this would be this short video released by CDC: CLICK HERE FOR THE CDC LINK
CDC Is Monitoring Reports of Severe Allergic Reactions.
V-safe is a smartphone-based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to provide personalized health check-ins after you receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Through v-safe, you can quickly tell CDC if you have any side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Alternatively, you may also report directly to Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).
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