To: Residents and Customers of the Farmington Valley Health District (Click to Expand)

In response to COVID-19 outbreak, effective immediately, FVHD asks that you do as much paperwork as possible through electronic means, i.e. phone 860-352-2333, email, (a list of staff email addresses can be found on our website, fax 860-352-2542 and USPS.

Credit card payments can be made over the phone, and we accept checks through the mail. All applications and FVHD files can be viewed and downloaded from Take note that processing time for applications of any kind will be much longer than usual as all non-essential work is not being completed at this time. We greatly appreciate your cooperation to help us slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

IF, you must come into our office, please use the dedicated area to complete paperwork.


Vaccine Information

How can I make an appointment to get a vaccine?

 ​Schedule through the Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS)

(VAMS is a secure, web-based tool built to help jurisdictions, vaccination clinics, organizations/employers, and vaccine recipients manage COVID-19 vaccination efforts. It supports operations and data collection and tracking to meet COVID-19 vaccination requirements. It is being utilized by local and state health departments to schedule immunizations for eligible recipients. Starting Monday, March 22, Farmington Valley Health District vaccine appointments will be available through VAMS only.

Schedule through your healthcare provider

Healthcare systems such as UCONNHartford Healthcare, and Saint Francis host their own clinics. Your physician’s office may also be able to advise you on where to schedule an appointment.

Schedule with your local pharmacy

Both CVS and Walgreens are currently scheduling vaccine appointments at select locations in our district.

​Call the access line

CT COVID Vaccine Appointment Assist Line at 877-918-2224 Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Due to high volume, this option is only recommended for individuals who have not had success with the above option


What to do if you need childcare:
For people who are unable to secure a childcare plan, call 2-1-1 to identify open spaces for care near your work or home. 

Community and Faith Based Leaders
Identify actions to take if you need to temporarily postpone or cancel events, programs, and services. 

​Homeless Shelters
Identify those who could be at high risk for complications from COVID-19 to ensure their needs are taken into consideration.

To find a site near you please text “FOODSHARE” to 85511 or go to
To find a food pantry and other resources near you, call 2-1-1 or go to  
If interested in volunteering or would like to donate to help us continue to serve our neighbors visit

Mobile Food Pantry Schedule
Farmington Food Pantries 
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