Vaccine | Testing | General Information
The City of Bridgeport Department of Health & Social Services, following guidance and direction provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the State of CT and the Office of Emergency Management, is working with our community partners to safeguard our residents and workers against COVID-19. The Bridgeport Department of Health provides education and outreach to our community so that we can vaccinate all eligible residents, especially our most vulnerable peoples.
City of Bridgeport Health Department Vaccination Site offering the Moderna vaccine only:
City residents may call the Bridgeport Vax Helpline at 203-576-7468, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Services offered through the helpline include:
Click here to register through the Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS); an appointment scheduling system provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). VAMS is used by various healthcare providers to assist residents with scheduling their COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Click here to view an instructional guide.
Here is a list of community vaccination clinics. All clinics accept walk-ins.
Other vaccination locations in Bridgeport are listed below. Scheduling options vary, depending on the provider.
Yale New Haven Health
Hartford Healthcare @ St. Vincent's Outpatient Primary Care - Only Pfizer Offered
Southwest Community Health Center @ 1020 Fairfield Avenue - Both Moderna & Johnson & Johnson Offered
Optimus Health Care @ Hall Neighborhood House - Only Moderna Offered
CVS Pharmacy @ 1875 Boston Avenue - Only Moderna Offered
Walgreens @ 1000 Park Avenue - Both Moderna & Pfizer Offered
Walgreens @ 960 North Avenue - Only Pfizer Offered
Rite Aid @ 1060 East Main Street - Only Moderna Offered
Additional vaccination locations coming soon!
Click here to if you live outside of Bridgeport or call the State of CT Vaccine Appointment Assist Line at 877-918-2224, available 7-days a week, from 8 am to 8 pm.
COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions
AS of may 13, 2021, ELIGIbility details:
Eligible groups, based on recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Governor's vaccine advisory group are:
Children and Teens ages 12 to 17: At this time, only the Pfizer vaccine has been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in children ages 12 and older.
Residents 16 and Older: Residents in the State of Connecticut who are 16+. Residents 16 and 17 can receive the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson Vaccines. Residents 18+ can only receive the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson Vaccines.
Employees 16 and Older: Employees who work in the State of Connecticut who are 16+. Employees 16 and 17 can receive the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson Vaccines. Employees 18+ can only receive the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson Vaccines. Employees working remotely who reside outside of Connecticut should receive vaccine in their home states.
Students 16 and Older: Students attending school in-person in the State of Connecticut who are 16+. Students16 and 17 can receive the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson Vaccines. Students18+ can only receive the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson Vaccines. Students attending school remotely who reside outside of Connecticut should receive vaccine in their home states.
Click here to view the Connecticut COVID-19 Vaccine Phases and Eligibility.
Please call 203-576-7468
or email us with any questions.
Ebony Jackson-Shaheed, MPH, Epidemiologist
Acting Director of Health & Social Services
999 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604