Vaccinations are taking place Thursday and Friday. A second round will be scheduled in coming days.
Will getting teachers vaccinated get students back in school full time? It might not be that easy
Districts will have to convince parents and students that in-person learning is safe and that students won’t bring COVID-19 home.
Lamont urges patience as residents flood online, phone systems in search of COVID vaccine appointments
Residents reported long wait times on the phone, difficulty with online systems and appointments as far out as late April.
Who can get vaccinated against COVID in Connecticut, and when? Here’s what you need to know.
Residents aged 55 and older can sign up starting March 1.
Black and Hispanic residents continue to be vaccinated against COVID at lower rates than white residents
Among those 65 and older, the rate of vaccination for white residents was 39%, compared to 21% for Black residents.
People with disabilities were next in line for COVID vaccine. Then the plan changed.
Younger people with chronic medical conditions feel left behind by the governor’s new vaccine plan, which prioritizes by age.
Breaking with national recommendations, Lamont says Connecticut’s vaccine rollout will now be prioritized by age
People aged 55 to 64 will be next in line for the vaccine.
After a slow start, a new push to distribute COVID vaccines to Bridgeport’s neighborhoods
A lack of vaccines, staff shortages and uneven distribution have contributed to complicate the city’s COVID vaccination efforts.
State’s largest teachers’ union urges educators be prioritized in vaccine rollout
Educators said teachers should be able to receive the vaccine immediately when the next phase begins.
Lamont loosens restrictions on larger events as vaccine supplies go up and COVID cases drop
Lamont said his administration also expects to outline details in 10 days about the next phase of vaccine eligibility.
Legislators hear testimony on proposals to eliminate religious vaccine exemption
Nearly 2,000 people signed up to speak at a public hearing that began at 9 a.m. and is expected to run no more than 24 hours.
A choreographed COVID shot for Lamont
For two months, the governor’s staff has mulled the right time and setting for his inoculation.
State goes over 100,000 dose mark in vaccinations of long-term care residents and staff
At the beginning of this week, almost all nursing home residents have had at least one dose of vaccine.
Eligible Black and Hispanic residents getting COVID vaccine at about half the rate as eligible white residents
Of the 75+ age group, 13% of Black residents, 18% of Hispanics and 30% of whites have received first doses.
State memo: COVID vaccine providers should emphasize vulnerable populations
The memo emphasized that COVID vaccine providers must do a better job of tracking race and ethnicity data.