Eligible residents for the COVID-19 vaccinations include all Phase 1a individuals and only those Phase 1b individuals who are 65 years of age and older. Individuals in these groups are the only ones who should be scheduling appointments at this time.
Over the coming weeks, eligibility will expand based on age according to the following schedule:
- March 1, 2021: Expands to ages 55 to 64
- March 22, 2021: Expands to ages 45 to 54
- April 12, 2021: Expands to ages 35 to 44
- May 3, 2021: Expands to ages 16 to 34
In addition, the program will expand in March to include preK-12 educators and school staff, as well as early childhood providers, all of whom will be provided the vaccine at dedicated clinics specifically set up for those workers.
If you fall under Phase 1a, you should register through your employer. For those in the Phase 1b category of 65 and older, you must complete the State form below:
Fairfield's COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center at 203-256-3082. In order to help with the large volume of calls coming into my office and the Health Department, our Town has launched a Vaccine Call Center. With thanks to our new Director of the Bigelow Center for Senior Services, Brenda Steele, and many selfless volunteers, the phone line is targeted to provide support and guidance for eligible vaccine recipients. The call center will be open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and voicemails will be returned when calls come in outside the operating hours.
The State Appointment Assistance Hotline is 1-877-918-2224 is available for assistance. Click here for the State Fact Sheet about the vaccine.
If you are having difficulty scheduling your appointment through VAMS, here are some links that may be helpful: VAMS Navigation Instructions and How to Create your VAMS Account and Schedule Your First Appointment.
Information on Connecticut’s COVID-19 vaccination program is available at ct.gov/covidvaccine.