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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Everyone 5 years and older is eligible to be vaccinated in Connecticut.

For details on eligibility, please go to CT COVID-19 Vaccine: Phases and Eligibility page.

COVID-19 Booster Dose Eligibility

Pfizer Booster Shot:

  • 6 months after 2nd dose
  • 65 years and older
  • Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings
  • Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
  • Age 18+ who work in high-risk settings
  • Age 18+ who live in high-risk settings

Moderna Booster Shot:

  • 6 months afetr 2nd dose
  • 65 years of age and older
  • 18 through 64 years of age at high risk of severe COVID-19
  • 18 through 64 years of age with frequent institutional or occupational exposure to COVID-19

Johnson & Johnson Booster Shot (2 months after last dose):

  • individuals 18 years of age and older

Pfizer COVID Vaccine (as of 11/3/2021):

  • children 5-11 years old (2 dose series)

COVID 19 Vaccinations are free. No-one should ask for:

  • Payment (cash or check)
  • Credit card or bank information
  • Social Security numbers, Passport information or other personal information (unless it is medical insurance related.)

They will ask for your insurance card. You will not see a charge, but it allows the health care professionals who administer the vaccine to be paid for their time.

Housatonic Valley Health District

  • The latest COVID-19 vaccination information:

FDA: COVID-19 Vaccines Information

Walk-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Locations

There are now over 50 locations across Connecticut accepting walk-up vaccine appointments. This means you can now get vaccinated at these locations during the hours they accept walk-up appointments, without having to schedule in advance.

To view participating locations go to

Homebound Vaccinations

If you are physically or medically unable to leave your home to get the COVID-19 shot, you can receive the vaccine at home. Please fill out this form and a person in your town will contact you.

Schedule directly through a participating provider:

Many healthcare providers across the State are currently offering direct scheduling. All locations require pre-scheduling and registration – no walk-ins will be allowed.

To register by phone:

Due to high call volume, this option is only recommended for individuals who cannot use VAMS or a provider link to schedule.

  • CT COVID Vaccine Appointment Assist Line: 877-918-2224
  • Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • A call-back option will be offered 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.