COVID-19 Testing & Vaccine Information

Covid-19 Information

At this time StayWell Health Center is unable to provide COVID-19 Testing for the community due to limited staff availability. We apologize for the inconvenience and encourage you to get tested with the city at the Brass Mills Center, or through local pharmacy. 

For additional information local to your area, please call 2-1-1- or visit


Vaccine Information

StayWell has been working to vaccinate our staff, patients and others within our community based on the current guidelines. To find out if you are eligible for the vaccine, please visit the Connecticut portal or click the button below.

Please note that if you are a patient ages 16 or 17, you must look for a site that provides the Pfizer vaccine as the other vaccines are not indicated for this age group. 

There are several options to schedule a vaccine appointment once you are eligible: 

  • Schedule by Phone- 877-918-2224 Monday-Friday 8am-8pm
  • Find and schedule a location near you using the CT Portal website
  • Schedule directly with a vaccine provider using the VAMS Scheduling site

For StayWell patients, please contact your provider if you have questions about he vaccine or if you are looking to schedule a vaccination appointment. You can also view your scheduling options here.

Common Symptoms & What To Do If You Have COVID-19

Symptoms of Covid-19 Include:

  • Fever/Chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatique, muscle or body aches, headaches, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion/runny nose, nausea/vomiting, and diarrhea. 
  • For an up to date list of Covid-19 symptoms, please visit the CDC website.

If you suspect that you have COVID-19, or you have tested positive for COVID-19, you should take the following precautions:

  • Stay Home and avoid going out in public unless absolutely necessary
  • Take care of yourself by getting rest and staying hydrated
  • Stay in touch with your doctor
  • Avoid public transportation
  • Separate yourself from other people if you live with others. Stay in one room as much as possible to minimize risk of infection to others
  • Monitor your symptoms
  • Wear a face mask if you are around other people
  • Clean all high touch surfaces everyday and avoid sharing personal household items
  • Know when you should seek emergency medical attention
    • Trouble Breathing
    • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
    • New confusion
    • Inability to wake or stay awake
    • Bluish lips or face

For more detailed information, please view the CDC guidelines.

Common Symptoms & What To Do If You Have COVID-19

How to Protect Yourself from Getting COVID-19

  • Wash your hands often and with soap and water for at least 20-30 seconds, especially if you have been in a publish place, after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • Avoid close contact with people within your home who are sick.
  • Make sure there is 6 feet of distance between yourself and others who do not live in your household.
  • Wear a mask to cover your mouth and nose when around others.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes, do not remove your mask to cough or sneeze if you are in public.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.
  • Monitor your health daily by taking your temperature and watching for symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Avoid traveling to states that are high-risk such as in the south and west.

Are you at a Higher Risk for COVID-19?

Some individuals may have a higher risk for contracting COVID-19 than others. This includes older adults who are 65+, people with underlying medical conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure, individuals who are in a caregiving situation for another person(s), and some racial and ethnic minority groups. For a complete list of people who have an increased risk, please view the CDC guidelines here.

Are you at a Higher Risk for COVID-19?

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