COVID 19 Pandemic Resources
COVID-19 Vaccine in Connecticut
Eligibility, access, and support to help you get vaccinated against COVID-19
Connecticut is currently in Phase 1a of our statewide rollout plan.
Video for Long Term Care Staff About The Safety and Health Benefits of Vaccinations
Long term care staff are being offered vaccines, and the state has made these public service announcements available (in English and Spanish) to educate employees about the safety and health benefits of getting vaccinated:
English 30 seconds: https://youtu.be/Xj5s4hx6Kvo
English 15 seconds: https://youtu.be/mVE5GHAWZ_k
Spanish 30 seconds: https://youtu.be/ee8QINO6twg
Spanish 15 seconds: https://youtu.be/f9xx3ymg7XA
Vaccine Hesitancy Videos For EMS
These videos were produced by the JCC Healthcare Resilience Work Group’s Pre-Hospital Team to combat vaccine hesitancy and encourage intake of the Flu and COVID vaccines in EMS.
EMS 1st Video on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/492847212/3682909c4c
EMS Second Video on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/492847424/d5a17f6b4c
CT's Community Resources Webpage
The State’s community resources page is updated with new community messaging resources including vaccination messaging tools. You can share these tools with your partners and post them on your social media or websites.
CT's New Priority Workforce Testing Program
The state has rolled out a new priority workforce testing program. This program provides Teachers/School Support Staff (including Bus Drivers), Early Childhood/Child Care Professionals, Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Paramedics/EMT, National Guard, and Dispatchers with priority access to testing.
CDC Videos about the New COVID -19 Variants
The Center for Disease Control is releasing information about the new strains of COVID-19 that are being found in states around the country, including CT:
CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Tool Kits
The Center for Disease Control also offers these COVID-19 vaccination tool kits to educate the public about the safety and health benefits of receiving a vaccine: