COVID-19

Current Information from East Shore Health Department:

The COVID-19 vaccine is available through a variety of channels including the State, Healthcare Providers and Pharmacies. All agencies are dependent upon the vaccine supplies and state regulations.

The North Branford Parks, Recreation and Senior Center Department and North Branford Libraries are available to answer questions but are not able to schedule appointments in order to help guide you through this process we have provide the information below.

The 3 approved vaccines in the U.S. are the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine which requires 2 doses 21 days apart, the Moderna vaccine which requires 2 doses 28 days apart and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine which is 1 dose.

According to the State of Connecticut: 

If you are 55 years of age or older,  you qualify for Phase 1b, and are currently eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
 
Given the current high demand of the vaccine, it will take time for all individuals in this phase to receive the vaccine. Please be patient as more clinics and vaccines become available.

Information for those over 55

(Please watch the videos below created by the Agency on Aging for more information)

·    Spanish 30 second YouTube Video

·    Spanish 15 Second YouTube Video

·    English 30 Second YouTube Video

·    English 15 Second YouTube Video

 

Additionally, The COVID-19 Vaccination Video for residents who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing has been posted In American Sign Language. It can be found linked to the ADS Covid Page (the video itself is hosted on YouTube, direct video link below):

Vaccination Information In American Sign Language


Information is also available:
https://portal.ct.gov/Vaccine-Portal


Those eligible to receive the vaccine who are unable to self-schedule an appointment due to lack of internet access or access to technology, a disability or a language barrier can call the COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments AssistanceLine at 877-918-2224 or contact 211.

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Click on the link regarding Public Service Announcement Regarding COVID-19
https://youtu.be/qSnxzuOqoxw

 

Click below on the  link to a State document on Frequently Asked Questions from Governors Lamont’s Office.

 https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/Coronavirus/COVID-19-FAQs.pdf?la=en

 

Click below on the  link to Governors Lamont’s Executive Orders. 

https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/Governors-Actions/Executive-Orders/Governor-Lamonts*-Executive-Orders

 

North Branford COVID-19 Daily Reports thru 7/30/20