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Yale New Haven Health’s Bridgeport Hospital to open COVID-19 vaccination site at University of Bridgeport

Thursday, February 11, 2021

BRIDGEPORT, CT (Feb. 11, 2021) – Yale New Haven Health, in partnership with the City of Bridgeport, will open a COVID-19 mass vaccination site for the public at the University of Bridgeport’s Wheeler Recreation Center, 400 University Ave. on Friday, Feb. 12. The site has the capacity to administer more than 1,700 vaccine doses per week and will operate seven days a week, from 8 am - 8 pm, while supplies are available. Appointments are required. Schedule at www.ynhhs.org/covidvaccine.

Yale New Haven Health also provides COVID-19 vaccines by appointment at the Parsons Center Gymnasium in Milford in partnership with the City of Milford. The COVID-19 vaccine is currently being offered to members of the public 65 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.

Other Yale New Haven Health vaccination sites are also open at the following locations:

• Northeast Medical Group (NEMG), 112 Quarry Road, Trumbull

• NEMG, 501 Kings Highway East, #204, Fairfield

In the state of Connecticut, phase 1B officially began this month. For more information on the phased rollout schedule, please visit www.ynhhs.org or the state’s website: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Vaccination---Phases.

Bridgeport Hospital, part of Yale New Haven Health, is a non-profit 501-bed acute care hospital with two campuses (plus 42 beds licensed to Yale New Haven Children's Hospital). Its Bridgeport and Milford Campuses serve patients from across the region. The hospital admits more than 23,000 patients and provides nearly 350,000 outpatient treatments annually. The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital is the only burn center in the state and one of only 64 verified burn centers in the United States. Bridgeport Hospital is committed to providing safe, compassionate and cost efficient care to its patients and the community. www.bridgeporthospital.org

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