All individuals 12 years of age and older who live, work, or attend school in Connecticut are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The Town of East Hartford is partnering with First Choice Health Centers, Inc. to conduct vaccine pop-up events at several locations to address vaccine inequities and access barriers. Vaccine clinics will be offered with no appointment required to expand availability for East Hartford residents.
Everyone is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, no matter your immigration status. You are not required to show a form of ID to get vaccinated. There is no cost to getting the COVID-19 vaccination. The federal government is providing the vaccine free of charge to all people living in the United States, regardless of immigration or health insurance status.
In addition to the clinics offered by the Town of East Hartford, where else can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
- Visit vaccines.gov or 211 of Connecticut to search for vaccine clinics located in the State of Connecticut.
- Text your zip code to 438829 to find locations near you.
- Visit https://vams.cdc.gov to create an online account and schedule an appointment.
- Call the COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Assistance Line, 877-918- 2224, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you.
Assistance for Businesses
Businesses in East Hartford can contact the Town of East Hartford Health Department at (860) 291-7324 to inquire about scheduling an on-site clinic for employees.
Assistance for Homebound Residents
If you are physically or medically unable to leave your home to the get the COVID-19 vaccine, you may be able to access transportation assistance or arrange for vaccination at your residence. East Hartford residents can contact the Town of East Hartford Health Department at (860) 291-7324 to inquire about homebound assistance. Individuals can also submit an online request by completing the Homebound Intake Form. For more information about transportation assistance, visit 211 Transportation Resources.
Facts Sheets and Links to Vaccine Resources
- COVID-19 Vaccine: Facts About Safety
- COVID-19 Vaccine: Facts About Access
- What is the Difference Between the COVID-19 Vaccines?
- What is mRNA and How Does it Work in a Vaccine?
- COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding
- What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Variants
- Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccines (Department of Public Health)
- Getting Your Vaccine (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
- When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)