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COVID-19

Click here to view a video about the Town of Vernon's Nationally-Recognized Community Vaccination Program.

 

Vernon's COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program

The Town of Vernon has an ongoing campaign to vaccinate the community against COVID-19. This effort includes ongoing vaccination clinics at the Vernon Senior Center and Mobile Vaccination Clinics conducted throughout our region. Our clinics are open to all people, including out-of-state residents.

To make an appointment, VISIT THE TOWN'S CLINIC PAGE or call the Vernon Regional Call Center at 860-896-4568. The call center operates from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays, and 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays.

All age-eligible people are accepted as walk-ups at our clinics, as long as vaccine is available. Appointments are recommended.

LINK to Town of Vernon COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Page.

News about Vernon's Vaccination Efforts

Vernon's Community Vaccination Program has been highlighted on the NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Click to view the NBC Nightly News Report.

Click to view the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention video.

Available Vaccines

There are currently three vaccines that have received Emergency Use Authorizations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are being administered in Connecticut.

The Moderna vaccine requires two doses that are administered 28 days apart.
For more information about the Moderna vaccine, please read this FDA fact sheet.

The Pfizer vaccine requires two doses that are administered 21 days apart.
For more information about the Pfizer vaccine, please read this FDA fact sheet.

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is administered in a single dose.
For more information about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, please read this FDA fact sheet.

For more information about the coronavirus and COVID-19, please visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website, which is linked here.

Information is also available on the Connecticut Department of Public Health website, which is linked here, and the North Central District Health Department, which is linked here.