Bridgeport Hospital, City Launch COVID Vaccination Facility At UB

Bridgeport City Council members and other officials joined Bridgeport Hospital President Anne Diamond (center) for the opening. Left to right are Mahfuz Hoq, MD, Bridgeport Hospital vice president, Clinical Operations; City Council Members Denese Taylor-Moye and Jorge Cruz; Anne Diamond, Bridgeport Hospital president; Aidee Nieves, City Council president; Janene Hawkins, Bridgeport chief administrative officer; and Tammy Papa, the city’s acting deputy director of Health Operations.

From Bridgeport Hospital:

Yale New Haven Health, in partnership with the City of Bridgeport, opened 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

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.


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