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Federal Agencies Warn of Emerging Fraud Schemes Related to COVID-19 Vaccines         Click here to read the article

COVID-19 Phase 1b Vaccine Appointment options

HOW TO SCHEDULE WHO SHOULD SCHEDULE WHEN TO SCHEDULE
Schedule on the phone by calling the CT COVID Vaccine Appointment Assist Line at: 877-918-2224 The line will take calls on Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will offer a call-back option when all contact specialists are busy serving other callers. The team will aim to return calls as soon as possible, with the goal of same-day response. People 75+ who do not have the ability to schedule an appointment online. You may schedule now, but please be patient as scheduling an appointment may take time.
Schedule through a provider ready for public distribution of vaccine to eligible residents:
Over 100 healthcare providers across the State are offering COVID vaccines. All locations require pre-scheduling and registration – no walk-ins will be allowed.

•Yale New Haven Health: Several locations across the state:  https://www.ynhhs.org/patient-care/covid-19/vaccine/get-your-covid-vaccine.aspx
• UConn Health: Clinic locations in Farmington, CT: https://health.uconn.edu/coronavirus/covid-vaccine/
• Hartford Healthcare: Several locations across the state: https://hartfordhealthcare.org/health-wellness/coronavirus/vaccine
More locations are coming soon, and a map of all locations and more information will be available in the coming weeks.
People 75+ You may schedule now, but please be patient as scheduling an appointment may take time.
Schedule through the online Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS): People 75+ who have an email address, and the ability to schedule an appointment online. You may schedule now, but please be patient as scheduling an appointment may take time.

Current Updates- January 2021what's  new

  • Govenor Lamont Annouces CT Residents over 75 Can Now Register for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments As State Transitions into Phase 1B CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRESS RELEASE
  • 9 Town Transit Provides Complimentary COVID Vaccine Transportation CLICK HERE for program details
  • For questions regarding the AARP Tax Preparation and services- please call the Estuary in Old Saybrook at (860) 388-1611
  • "News You Can Use" provided by Senior Resources Agency on Aging. To view current edition click HERE. 

Online Exercise Classes

  • Click HERE to view a Tai Chi Chuan class led by Suzanne Hanley (our Friday Tai Chi instructor)
  • Attention Tai Ji Quan- Moving for Better Balance Participants Click HERE to view a Tai Ji Quan session led by Kate! 


**ATTENTION SENIOR CENTER PARTICIPANTS** 

WESTBROOK SENIOR CENTER

 Winter 2021


 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

Due to the risk of COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) spreading among elderly persons in congregate settings, 

The closure of Westbrook Senior Center to the public will continue until further notice. 

The closure continues to follow the Governor’s Executive Order. We appreciate your patience and will keep you updated as to when we can resume operations. Please call (860) 399-2029 or check the Town website for updates.


Thank you,

Courtney Burks

Amber Shaw

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Live Well With Daibetes  -  In-Home Version

All you need is a telephone!!

FREE Active Living Everyday Toolkit

FREE Living a Healthy Life Book

FREE Exercise and Relaxation CD

New 6-week workshops starting EVERY month!

Learn More About: 

- What to Eat                               - Foot Care

-Low and High Blood Sugar                 -Sick Day Guidelines

- Tips for Dealing with Stress     

-How to Set Small and Acheiveable Goals

      Want more information??

Contact Lori Rygielski, Regional Coordinator today! lrygielski@seniorresourcesec.org   OR    860-887-3561 ext. 127

Sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Department of Aging & Disability Services, and Senior Resources Agency on Aging. An evidence-based self-management program originally developed at Stanford University. This program supported by funds made available for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support under grant DP13-105

Upcoming Special Events/New Programs

Call (860) 399-3048 to RSVP to any of these programs

Mission

The mission of the Westbrook Senior Center is to improve the quality of life for Senior Citizens of Westbrook and our neighboring shoreline towns. 

Programs

The Senior Center welcomes citizens 60 years of age or older to participate in our many daily activities directed by staff and volunteers.