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WATERBURY HEALTH COVID-19 VACCINE REGISTRATION PORTAL OPEN TO 75+ RESIDENTS

Post University to Host First New Haven County Drive-Thru Vaccination site 

WATERBURY – (January 18, 2021) – Waterbury Health in partnership with Post University will open a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site at University’s Country Club Road campus beginning on Monday, January 25, 2021. The opening of the site coincides with Connecticut’s next phase of vaccinations which officially expanded to include all Connecticut residents who are 75 years and older.

This public clinic is expected to bolster greater Waterbury’s ability to quickly get shots into the arms of citizens. The site plans to administer 500 doses per day during its first week and up to 2,000 vaccines a day based on vaccine availability.

“We are working closely with the Waterbury Hospital healthcare teams and following their guidelines for administering the vaccine to eligible Phase 1B individuals. Distributing vaccines to residents are a critical part of getting our community back to normal,” said Post University CEO & President John L. Hopkins.  The vaccine will be administered free of charge.

“We are privileged to team up with such great community partners as Post University. Vaccination on this scale is the best way to serve our community,” said Waterbury HEALTH President & CEO Lester P. Schindel.

Scheduling Your Vaccine in Two Easy Steps

  • Step One:  Residents sign up at: https://www.waterburyhospital.org/vaccine/.
  • Step Two:  Wait for your email notification from the Center for Disease Control’s Vaccine Administration System (VAMS) database.  Residents will be notified to make an appointment based upon availability.

At the Hospital’s website, Residents can also learn more about the vaccine and other frequently asked questions.

Residents are strongly encouraged to sign up through the Waterbury Health vaccine site. Those who do not have internet access can call 203-575-5250, Ext. 4. Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to register for an appointment.

The drive-thru vaccination clinic will take place at the Post University campus located on 800 Country Club Road in Waterbury starting Jan. 25.

Patients must register for the vaccine. Vaccines are by appointment only and based on availability.

For more information and to register visit: https://www.waterburyhospital.org/vaccine/

 

About Waterbury HEALTH

Waterbury HEALTH, which includes Waterbury Hospital, Alliance Medical Group, Cardiology Associates, VNA Health at Home, Greater Waterbury Imaging Center, and Access Rehab Centers, offers comprehensive healthcare services including primary care, emergency, and acute care, and home healthcare. Serving Waterbury and 11 surrounding communities in Western Connecticut, Waterbury HEALTH is a member of Prospect Medical Holdings Inc., a national family of hospitals and healthcare networks.

About Post University

Based in Waterbury, Connecticut, since 1890, Post University® is known for its innovation and focus on providing every online and on-campus student an extraordinary educational experience with an unmatched level of personalized support. Among the first in the nation and the first in the State of Connecticut to offer full degrees online, Post fuels the personal aspirations and career goals of its students with inventive and robust learning technologies that deliver in-demand undergraduate and graduate degree programs, small class sizes, individual attention, and customizable degree concentrations.

Recognized for its Honors Program, NCAA Division II athletics, and its pioneering role in online education for more than twenty years, Post University is licensed by the state of Connecticut through the Office of Higher Education. Post University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and has been continuously accredited since 1972. Its award-winning Malcolm Baldrige School of Business programs are programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Post is ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report.

Contact:

Lauresha Xhihani, Waterbury Health — 203.707-3867

Joan Huwiler, Post University —            475-235-8532