April 17, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Can Now be Scheduled for Anyone 16+ Living, Working or Studying in CT

LYME/OLD LYME/STATEWIDE — Starting today, April 1, all Connecticut residents and all those working or studying in Connecticut age 16 and older are now eligible for vaccination appointments.

Visit this link for information on COVID-19 vaccination scheduling options. The website states that vaccine scheduling for individuals age 16-44 opens at 8 a.m. this morning.

After meeting with hospital leaders statewide, state officials have determined medically-high risk conditions including sickle cell disease, end-state renal disease on dialysis, active cancer treatment, solid organ transplant, Down syndrome and all patients of Connecticut Children’s and Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital will receive priority planning in the vaccination process. Hospitals will contact patients with those conditions directly.

Additionally, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities will be able to receive vaccinations at dedicated clinics organized by the Department of Social Services.

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