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.
All vaccination clinics are by appointment only. 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. The call center currently serves residents of Vernon, East Windsor, Ellington, Somers, Stafford and Tolland, and members of the Vernon Senior Center.
LINK to Town of Vernon COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Page.
Residents of other communities can call the state hotline at 877-918-2224 or go to ct.gov/coronavirus.
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.
Click here to view a video about the Town of Vernon's Community nationally-recognized Community Vaccination Program.
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.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recommended a pause in the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The Town of Vernon is following that guidance. The Connecticut Department of Public Health has issued a statement on the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
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.