The State of New Hampshire has developed a
Here are the latest updates:
Who is eligible to get the vaccine right now?
1) Those 65 years and older
2) Those under 65 and have 2 or more underlying medical conditions listed below (adapted from CDC)
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and other high-risk pulmonary disease
- Down Syndrome
- Heart Conditions, such as heart failure or coronary artery disease
- Immunocompromised states
- Obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m or higher)
- Sickle cell disease
- Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
How can I register for a vaccine?
Those in Phase 1A and 1B, can register for the vaccine now at the State's website: www.vaccines.nh.gov. If you're unsure if you qualify, the State's site includes a user-friendly tool to help determine your eligibility.
Those without access to the internet, can call 2-1-1.
Can I "move-up" an appointment I've already scheduled?
Maybe. If you already have a COVID-19 vaccine appointment scheduled and would like to be added to a waitlist for an earlier appointment, please read the section: "Community Vaccine Waitlist," located at the bottom of our www.mchvaccine.org web page.
The tentative schedule for the State's remaining Phases are:
Phase 1A (vaccine administration to this group has begun): health care workers, first responders and people associated with long-term care settings
Phase 1B (began on Jan. 26): people with significant medical conditions that leave them more vulnerable to the coronavirus, all adults over the age of 65, staff and residents of IDD facilities, corrections officers and prison staff
Phase 2A (March 12 - April or May): K-12 school staff, and childcare staff
Phase 2B (March 25 - April or May): adults between 50-64 years old
Phase 3A (May and beyond): those under the age of 50 who have moderate risk factors related to COVID-19
Phase 3B (May and beyond): everyone who has not already been vaccinated.
Other Important Upcoming Dates:
March 12, 2021: Teachers and school staff (group 2A), in districts that have partnered with regional public health networks, can get the vaccine.
March 17, 2021: Other K-12 school and child care staff can register for vaccine appointments through the state’s new registration system.
Where is the vaccine currently being administered?
Here in the Monadnock region, the closest vaccination site is located at Keene State College, at 110 Krif Road, Keene.
Other state administered vaccination sites include:
- Nashua High School South
- Lebanon: West Lebanon, former J.C. Penney
- Londonderry Park & Ride – Exit 4
- Hooksett: SNHU
- Exeter: Exeter High School
- Concord: Steeplegate Mall
- Plymouth: Plymouth Armory
- Laconia: Lakes Region Community College
- Dover: C&J Bus Terminal
- Claremont: River Valley Community College
Some NH hospitals are also running public vaccination sites:
- Androscoggin Valley Hospital
- Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital
- Hampstead Hospital
- Lakes Region General Hospital
- Weeks Medical Center
- Littleton Regional Healthcare
- Memorial Hospital
- Weeks Medical Center
- Huggins Hospital
New State-wide Registration Site in-the-works!
As many residents have reported experiencing problems with VAMS, (the State's registration site), the State reports plans to launch a new registry site in mid-March, in time for the roll-out of Phase 2A. Stay tuned for details.