When Can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine in NH?

When Can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine in NH?COVID-19 Vaccine

The State of New Hampshire is committed to a safe and effective vaccine that will protect against COVID-19. The vaccine will be distributed in a phased approach and the initial allocation will be used to vaccinate at-risk health workers, residents of long-term care facilities, and first responders.

The distribution phases are as follows:

DECEMBER 2020 through MARCH 2021*

Phase 1A:

  • High-risk health workers
  • First responders
  • Older adults living in residential care settings

Phase 1B:

  • People 75 years old or older
  • Medically vulnerable at significantly higher risk with 2 or more conditions
    • Family caregivers of those medically vulnerable persons. Anyone 16 years old or younger not eligible for vaccine
  • Residents and staff of residential facilities for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Corrections officers and staff working in correctional facilities
  • First responders and health workers not already vaccinated

MARCH 2021 through MAY 2021*

Phase 2A:

  • People 65 to 74 years old
  • K-12 school and childcare staff

Phase 2B:

  • People 50 to 64 years old

MAY 2021 and BEYOND*

Phase 3A:

  • Medically vulnerable 50 years old or younger at moderately higher risk with 1 or more conditions

Phase 3B:

  • Everyone else not already vaccinated

*Estimated time frame depends on vaccine doses allocated to New Hampshire from the federal government and vaccine uptake.  

Additional details are coming soon. Call 2-1-1 for more information or visit NH.gov/Covid19 for updates.