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Please visit covidtests.gov to request four free COVID-19 self-test kits from the Federal Government. Find a location that has a supply of COVID-19 therapeutics as part of the Test to Treat initiative here. The complete DPH COVID-19 toolbox is located at ct.gov/coronavirus.

Mpox Vaccination

Getting vaccinated after a recent exposure may reduce the chance of you getting mpox, and it can reduce symptoms if you do get it. CDC does not recommend widespread vaccination against mpox at this time. However, vaccination may be recommended for some people who:

  • Are close personal contacts of people with mpox
  • May have been exposed to the virus
  • May have increased risk of being exposed to the virus 

Immunizations records in CT WiZ now include mpox vaccine for individuals who received their vaccine in Connecticut. Instructions on accessing immunizations records can be found here.

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ELIGIBILITY

You are eligible to be vaccinated if you are residing, attending school, or stationed in Connecticut and meet one of the following:

  • You had close personal contact in the past 14 days with a positive case of mpox (this may include sexual partners, household contacts, and healthcare workers); OR
  • You meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • Had a sexual partner in the past 6 months who was diagnosed with mpox; OR
    • Had multiple sexual partners in the past 6 months in a jurisdiction (e.g., city/state/country) with known mpox; OR
    • Have a current partner who has multiple sexual partners in a jurisdiction with known mpox; OR
    • Anticipate having a new sexual partner or partners in the next 6 months in a jurisdiction with known mpox.

If you are eligible to be vaccinated, you should especially consider getting vaccinated if:

  • Your partners are showing symptoms of mpox, such as a rash or sores.
  • You met recent partners through online applications or social media platforms (such as Grindr, Tinder or Scruff), or at clubs, raves, sex parties, saunas or other large gatherings.
  • You have a condition that may increase your risk for severe disease if infected with mpox virus, such as HIV or another condition that weakens your immune system, or you have a history of atopic dermatitis or eczema.

Vaccination is not recommended for individuals with current mpox illness. Persons with mpox symptoms who have had close personal contact with someone with known mpox in the past 14 days should contact their health care provider.


HOW TO OBTAIN VACCINE

If you are eligible to be vaccinated, you can attend a mobile clinic listed below – no appointment necessary.

Date Time Location Address
2/1/2023
10:00am - 1:00pm
Colt Park
105 Wethersfield Avenue, Harford
 2/1/2023
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Enfield Loave and Fishes
23 N Main Street, Enfield
2/2/2023
10:00am - 2:00pm
First Congregational Church
837 Main Street, East Hartford
2/3/2023
8:30am - 11:30am
Agape House
43 School Street, Bristol
2/3/2023
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Brian's Angels
99 Summer Street, Bristol
2/6/2023
11:00am - 2:00pm
10 Marshall Street 10 Marshall Street, Hartford
2/7/2023
10:00am - 2:00pm
Betty Knox Apartments
141 Woodland Street, Hartford
2/8/2023
10:00am - 2:00pm
Smith Tower Apartments
80 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford
2/9/2023
11:00am - 2:00 pm
Greater Bridgeport Area Prevention Program (GBAPP)
1470 Barnum Ave, 2nd floor, Suite 301, Bridgeport

Alternatively, you can make an appointment at one of the clinic locations listed below. Known contacts who do not have any symptoms can contact their Local Health Department to get a referral for expedited vaccination.

Clinic Name Location Phone Clinic Hours
Anchor Health Initiative 2200 Whitney Ave, Ste 290, Hamden, CT 06518 203-903-8308  https://anchorhealthct.org/locations-hours/

Circle Care Center

618 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850 203-852-9525 https://www.circlecarecenter.org/contact-us
Community Health and Wellness Center
469 Migeon Ave, Torrington Ct 06790 860-489-0931 https://www.chwctorr.org/torringtonhours.html
Community Health Center of Clinton
114 East Main Street, Clinton, CT 06413 860-664-0787 https://www.chc1.com/locations/clinton/
Community Health Center of Danbury
8 Delay Street, Danbury, CT 06810
203-797-8330 https://www.chc1.com/locations/danbury/
Community Health Center of Enfield
5 N Main Street, Enfield, CT 06082 860-253-9024 https://www.chc1.com/locations/enfield/
Community Health Center of Middletown
675 Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457 860-347-6971 https://www.chc1.com/locations/middletown/
Community Health Center of New London
5 Shaw’s Cove, New London, CT 06320 860-447-8304 https://www.chc1.com/locations/new-london/
Community Health Center of Stamford
22 Fifth Street, Stamford, CT 06905 203-969-0802 https://www.chc1.com/locations/stamford-franklin-street/
Community Health Center of Waterbury
51 NORTH ELM, WATERBURY, 
CT 06702
203-574-4000   https://www.chc1.com/locations/waterbury/ 
Cornell Scott Hill Health Center
428 Columbus Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
203-503-3000 https://www.cornellscott.org/428-columbus-avenue
Fair Haven Community Health Care
374 Grand Avenue, New Haven, CT 06513 203-777-7411 https://fhchc.org/locations/fair-haven-community-health-care/
Generations Family Health Center Willimantic
40 Mansfield Avenue, Willimantic, CT
06226
860-450-7471 https://genhealth.org/our-locations
Generations Family Health Center Putnam
202 Pomfret Street, Putnam, CT 06260  860-963-7917 https://genhealth.org/our-locations
Hartford Health & Human Services
131 Coventry Street, Harford, CT 06112
860-757-4830 https://www.hartfordct.gov/Government/Departments/HHS

Hartford Hospital Community Health and Adult Primary Care Clinic

132 Jefferson Street, Hartford, CT 06106  860-972-9300 https://hartfordhealthcaremedicalgroup.org/locations/primary-care/hartford/132-jefferson-street
Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective
1841 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06114 860-278-4163 https://hglhc.org/
Healthcare Advocates International 2595 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615 203-345-0404 https://www.hcaillc.com/contact-us/ 
Intercommunity, Inc 16 Coventry St, Hartford, CT, 06112 860-569-5900 X 373  https://www.intercommunityct.org/
Nathan Smith Clinic
20 York Street, New Haven, CT 06510 203-688-5303 https://www.ynhh.org/locations/new-haven-15-york-street-infectious-diseases.aspx
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England
4697 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606  203-366-0664 https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/connecticut/bridgeport/06606/bridgeport-center-4275-90220#hours-walk-ins
Planned Parenthood of Southern   New England, 12 Case Street, Norwich, CT 06360 860-889-5211 https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/connecticut/norwich/06360/norwich-center-2217-90220#hours-walk-ins
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England
1548 West Main Street, Willimantic, CT 06226  860-423-8426 https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/connecticut/willimantic/06226/willimantic-center-2224-90220#hours-walk-ins
Southwest Community Healthcare Center 46 Albion Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605  203-330-6000 https://www.swchc.org/locations/46-albion-street/

 

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