BIPOC Household Focused Clinics
The Rutland Area NAACP will be collaborating with the Vermont Department of Health (VDH) to provide access to and prioritize the equitable vaccination for COVID-19 of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) folks. Bennington is one of the sites in the State dedicated to the BIPOC community.
Bennington location: Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside St, Bennington, VT 05201
Times for all clinics: 9am – 2pm, 4pm – 7pm
Dates: 4/3, 4/10, and 4/24, 5/1
Please schedule your vaccine appointment with Patricia Johnson by a contact form https://forms.gle/Drqxcq5gsBftvHDMA, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (802) 379-0511.
As of March 15, the following people are eligible to make appointments:
- People 18 years or older with high-risk chronic health conditions - see descriptions below*
- People 65 years and older
- People who work in the public safety system
- Healthcare personnel
- Teachers, K-12 onsite staff, and child care workers
If any of these eligible individuals is a person of color, they can bring their household members (BIPOC or not) with them when they come for their vaccine and those members will also be vaccinated.
Free transportation You can schedule transportation to your vaccine appointment by contacting 1-877-530-6116.
Interpretation services at the appointment can also be provided by the Department of Health if needed.
If the clinic dates do not work for you, the Vermont NAACP Branches are establishing a lists of community members of color who can be notified when they are eligible to receive the vaccine, here is the contact form: https://forms.gle/Drqxcq5gsBftvHDMA