August 15, 2022

Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to be Held in Ledyard, Wednesday; No Appointment, ID, Insurance Required

OLD LYME — Ledge Light Health District hosts a COVID-19 vaccine clinic today, Monday, July 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Rd. in Old Lyme.

Only the Moderna vaccine will be available at this clinic for individuals 18 years or older who need a 1st or 2nd dose or are eligible for a 1st or 2nd booster dose. This clinic is free and open to the public. No appointment, insurance, or ID is necessary. Bring your CDC vaccination card if you have one.

The following groups are eligible for a 1st booster shot at this clinic:

  • individuals 18 years of age and older who have completed a primary series of a mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer) and it has been at least 5 months since completion of primary series
  • individuals 18 years of age and older who have had a primary dose of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine and it has been at least 2 months and would like a mRNA booster

The following groups are eligible for a 2nd booster shot at this clinic:

  • individuals 50 years of age and older who have received a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine and it has been at least 4 months since first booster dose

CDC recommends that everyone ages 6 months and older get their primary series of COVID-19 vaccine, and that everyone ages 5 years and older also receive a booster.

Another COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held on Wednesday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ledyard Senior Center, 12 Van Tassel Drive, Gales Ferry.

For a complete list of community clinics including those where vaccinations are available for people younger than 18, please visit https://llhd.org/coronavirus-covid-19-situation/covid-19-vaccine/covid-19-vaccine-find-a-vaccination/

Community members and businesses are urged to access up-to-date information regarding the pandemic from reputable sources, including the Ledge Light Health District website (www.LLHD.org), Facebook (@LedgeLightHD), Twitter (@LedgeLightHD), and Instagram (@LedgeLightHD).

Ledge Light Health District (LLHD) serves as the local health department for East Lyme, Groton, Ledyard, Lyme, New London, North Stonington, Old Lyme, Stonington and Waterford, Connecticut. As a health district, formed under Connecticut General Statutes Section 19a-241, LLHD is a special unit of government, allowing member municipalities to provide comprehensive public health services to residents in a more efficient manner by consolidating the services within one organization.