How to schedule a phase two vaccine on Martha’s Vineyard:
Saturdays at 8am & again on Mondays at 5pm the vaccine appointment slots for the week will open. ALL eligible vaccine candidates will need to sign up through the hospital’s website (or call their hotline to do it by phone 508-684-4500) YOU WILL NOT BE SIGNED UP AUTOMATICALLY by Patient Gateway, like Phase two, group one (75+) patients. No one will be signed up automatically for their initial vaccine shot any longer. See MVH hospital website to make appointment. MV Times article has details about sign-up.
Current eligibility status : All of Phase One, Phase two, groups one & two. Individuals 75+, then 65+, or individuals with two comorbidities (medical conditions as defined by the state) are eligible, or staff or residents of elderly and disabled housing complexes. (Residents who live in housing funded by USDA may not be able to participate in onsite vaccinations at their residences. You should schedule directly with the hospital or vaccine site.)**Martha’s Vineyard has some special exceptions, please check their website for local details
Eligibility category addition: Starting March 11th, K-12 teachers, early childhood educators and school staff will be eligible to sign up for appointments. See press release.
Eligibility changes in March and April- March 22nd, people who are 60+ years and certain workers as defined by the state. April 5th, people who are 55+ and those with one qualifying medical condition as defined by the state. April 19th, all other individuals 16 and over.
Call the library for questions or assistance: 508-693-9433 ; or email Nina firstname.lastname@example.org
Check current eligibility
For those who do not have access to Internet, please call one of the Island libraries or the Councils on Aging for more information. The local hospital call center number if you need assistance, 508-684-4500. The State also added a phone number option last week, if you are planning on going off island for your vaccine or helping someone off-island:
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.
Information from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and MA Dept. of Public Health about Vaccine Safety & Attestation forms.
Want to know more about specific vaccines? Download information.
Want to download the Attestation form (not needed for MV vaccination site)? Fill in the form online, or download PDF below.
Frequently Asked Questions Downloadable PDF