Vaccine | Testing | General Information
Connecticut is currently working with healthcare institutions to serve as COVID-19 vaccine providers, while ensuring proper storage for the vaccine. City officials will be following guidance and direction as provided by the State of Connecticut and the CDC. Bridgeport DPH will communicate with residents via social and mainstream media in addition to working directly with community partners to provide updates on the city’s vaccine distribution plan.
To view the State of Connecticut's phases of distribution & when your family may qualify for vaccination, Click here.
Click here to view an instructional guide for creating a VAMS account and scheduling an appointment for your COVID-19 vaccine.
At this time we are scheduling: Individuals aged 65+
Beginning March 1st the following groups will be able to start scheduling appointments:
Pre-K-12 Teachers, paraprofessionals, in-school administrative staff, custodial staff, food service providers, school bus drivers and childcare providers. (Not including off site workers who are not required to work in school.)
Individuals who are 55+
TO REGISTER FOR VACCINATION
CALL Senior Center Help Line
Monday-Thursday 10:00 AM-5:00 PM.
If you are an individual who qualifies for vaccination your employer or organization is responsible for your enrollment in the Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS).
Once enrolled you will receive an email allowing you to register and create an account within VAMS. This account provides you the ability to schedule/modify appointments at one of the several healthcare clinics offering vaccination.
If you are eligible for vaccination and do not have the option to be vaccinated through your employer/organization you may:
For more information about the Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS) click here.
For a list of frequently asked questions, click here
To learn more about the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, click here
To learn more about the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, click here