Vaccine clinic opening in Milford

Parsons Government Center, Milford, Conn.

Parsons Government Center, Milford, Conn.

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MILFORD — Bridgeport Hospital and Yale New Haven Health will open a COVID-19 mass vaccination site for the public at the Parsons Center, 70 West River Street, Milford, on Thursday, Jan. 28. More than 1,700 vaccine doses per week are expected to be given at the site, which will operate seven days a week, from 8 am. .to 8 p.m., while supplies are available.

Appointments are required. Schedule an appointment at www.ynhhs.org/covidvaccine.

The COVID-19 vaccine is currently being offered to members of the public 75 and older, healthcare personnel, residents and staff of long-term care facilities, and medical first responders. More appointments are being added as vaccine is made available to ensure that there is sufficient supply for all scheduled patients.

The Northeast Medical Group, a subsidiary of Yale New Haven Health, is also hosting vaccination clinics in North Haven, Trumbull, Fairfield, Greenwich, Old Saybrook and New London. Other New Haven-affiliated vaccination sites are operating on Yale University’s campus, at the Floyd Little Field House, at the Brunswick School in Greenwich and at Mitchell College in New London.

Yale New Haven Health patients outside of Connecticut are eligible to receive the COVID vaccine in Connecticut if they qualify for vaccination under Connecticut's guidelines.

In Connecticut, Phase 1b began this month. For more information on the phased roll-out schedule, visit www.ynhhs.org or the state’s website: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Vaccination---Phases.