VAX Facts: Confirmed Cases of Covid-19 in Stratford

The Stratford Health Department and State Department of Public Health have confirmed 9,482 cumulative COVID-19 cases in Stratford, and 1,744 probable cases, for a total of 11,226 cases. This represents an increase of 813 confirmed cases and an increase of 179 probable cases since the last report of January 10th. There have been 180 deaths to date.  The Health Department continues to monitor these trends.

The state is releasing information about how many individuals are vaccinated in all Connecticut communities. As of January 12th, 76.13% of the town’s population had been vaccinated with at least a first dose.

Of the 1,819 patients currently hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 STATEWIDE, 1,233 (67.8%) are not fully vaccinated.

The Stratford Health Department continues to host vaccination clinics for those seeking first, second and booster doses of the Moderna or J & J vaccine. Please call the Stratford Health Department for more information – 203-385-4090.

Residents should note that there continues to be sites available in Stratford for COVID-19 tests, including DeLuca Field parking lot every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. You can register here:   https://coronatestct.com/

Drive-through testing is also available at DOCS Urgent Care Center, 200 East Main Street (Appointments can be made here:

https://docsmedicalgroup.com/docsurgentcare/book-appointment-locations/)

Get Vaccinated and Boosted

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 has proven to be very contagious, and those who remain unvaccinated should do so as soon as possible. More information on vaccines can be obtained by visiting:  https://portal.ct.gov/Vaccine-Portal.

Locations for vaccines and boosters in Stratford (appointments required):

  • CVS Pharmacy– 1425 Barnum Ave.
  • Walgreens– 1606 Barnum Ave.
  • ShopRite Pharmacy– 250 Barnum Ave.
  • Walmart– 150 Barnum Ave.
  • Stop & Shop– 200 East Main Street
  • Rite Aid– 3680 Main St.

The Connecticut Department of Health also has many walk-in clinics available without an appointment:

https://portal.ct.gov/vaccine-portal/DPH-Van-Clinics?language=en_US

Stay safe Stratford.

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