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Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine
First or Second Dose

   

COVID-19 Vaccine
Booster

First and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are available at select locations.

   

Booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are now available at select locations for those who are eligible.

   

COVID-19 Vaccine
Third Dose

Certain immunocompromised individuals may be eligible to receive a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna).

Appointment Information

Do I Qualify for a Third Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for both the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines to allow for the use of an additional dose in certain immunocompromised individuals.

Learn more about third shots for immunocompromised individuals

Who is eligible for a booster?

Booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine ONLY are now available for:

  • Those who are 65 and older
  • Those in long-term care settings
  • Those who are 18 to 64 who have underlying medical conditions
  • Those 18 and older who are at an increased exposure to COVID-19 due to their work such as healthcare workers

Learn more about the eligible underlying conditions and full recommendations for boosters (LINK). If you are eligible, you can get your booster if it has been at least six months since your first two doses.

What vaccine should kids get?

Those aged 12+ are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine at this time.

Learn more about the vaccine and those 12 and older

Do I need a MyChart account?

You do not need a Yale New Haven Health MyChart account to get a vaccine. However, having a MyChart account will help you keep track of when you are scheduled to get a second dose.

What should I know before my appointment?

View our frequently asked questions page to learn more about the vaccine.

View our vaccine location pages for vaccination site details.

What do I need to bring to my appointment?

Please bring a photo ID, mask, and your insurance card if available.

Can I bring someone with me to my appointment?

Yes. Patients are allowed to bring one support person for their vaccine appointment if they need assistance. 

Will I receive confirmation of my appointment?

After you schedule your vaccine, you will receive a reminder to the email address you used to sign up/sign into MyChart to schedule your appointment. You can also find the confirmation by logging into MyChart and selecting “Visits” > “Appointments and Visits”.

How do I cancel/reschedule my appointment?

To cancel or reschedule appointments via your computer, log into MyChart, click “Visits”, and then "Appointments and Visits". Then, locate the appointment you would like to cancel or reschedule. If rescheduling, you will be prompted to select a new date and time and confirm.

View a video on how to reschedule or cancel your appointment on the MyChart website

To cancel or reschedule appointments via your MyChart mobile app, open the app and click "Appointments". Then, locate the appointment you would like to cancel or reschedule. If rescheduling, you will be prompted to select a new date and time and confirm.

View a video on how to reschedule or cancel your appointment in the MyChart mobile app

How will I schedule my second vaccine?

During your appointment to receive the first dose, you will receive assistance scheduling the second dose. If you are unable to be assisted with this on site, please log into your MyChart account, select Appointments, and schedule your second dose via the ticketing feature. If you do not have a MyChart account or do not see an appointment for your second dose in your account, please call 1-833-ASK-YNHH (275-9644).