Covid-19 Vaccine information for Martha’s Vineyard

How to schedule a vaccine on Martha’s Vineyard:

Children ages 5-11 are now eligible for vaccination! (Nov 2021) The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital began pediatric vaccinations on Thursday November 11th. And we happen to know the first kid, Owen Malik. To find an appointment, keep checking the hospital’s website and the local newspapers to see when the hospital will be releasing the next set of appointments.

View discussion with local doctor Henry Nieder regarding Covid-19 vaccines and children. Shared by the Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools, Dec 8th Zoom link. Click on link. Enter passcode to view: U#qfN*D8

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Clinic : Call hotline to do it by phone 508-684-4500, or use the hospital website to make appointment. ALL residents over the age of 5 are now eligible to sign up online. Appointments for minors will require permission of a guardian and may have other scheduling stipulations. Appointments are released on a rolling basis. Please check site regularly or look for updates in local news articles. Falmouth also has drop-in clinics available at CVS and Walmart. Please look-up their websites for more information and/or to register.

Pfizer vaccine receives full FDA approval (8/23/21): Read this NPR article about how full FDA approval changes the vaccine game for Covid-19.

7/1/21- Are you vaccinated? As a thank you, the state of Massachusetts gave away millions in scholarships and cash to vaccinated residents aged 12 and over this summer. See VaxMillions website to see updated information about where to get vaccinated and take a peak at the lucky winners!

Call the library for questions or assistance: 508-693-9433 ; or email Nina – nferry@clamsnet.org

Check current eligibility  & state guidelines. Special notes for residents aged 12-18, restrictions apply to type of vaccine you can get and process for scheduling an appointment. For more information on the vaccine, check the hospital’s fact sheet.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s website has everything you need to know about the vaccine rollout on island, including weekly updates on the number of people vaccinated. If you need assistance, please call the MVH Call Center at 508-684-4500.

Call 2-1-1 for the Vaccine hotline. The call center, open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. will be staffed by 500 operators who will help callers find appointments at vaccination centers near them. There will be both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking operators, and translation offered in some 100 languages, Baker said.

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