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All adult Vermonters will be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine by April 19, Gov. Phil Scott announced Friday.

Appointments will open on a staggered basis for people in different age groups over the next five weeks. Scott laid out the following schedule:

  • Thursday, March 25: 60 and older
  • Monday, March 29: 50 and older
  • Monday, April 5: 40 and older
  • Monday, April 12: 30 and older
  • Monday, April 19: 16 and older

The announcement follows a mandate from President Joe Biden last week that states open vaccine eligibility to all adults by May 1.

Scott said on Tuesday that the state was expecting a 4,000-5,000 dose per week increase in Vermont’s vaccine allocation from the federal government, allowing officials to plan ahead for the remaining appointments.

Scott estimated that all those in each age band could be fully vaccinated about two months after the date they become eligible. Everyone in the eligible population could be vaccinated by the end of June, Scott said.

Adults who will become eligible under the new schedule can begin the registration process early by creating an account on the Health Department’s vaccine signup page. Locations and time slots will be visible on the day their age group becomes eligible.

The new age groupings apply to those who are not already included in the eligible population.

All Vermonters 65 and older, as well as those 16 and older with certain high-risk health conditions, are already eligible to register for appointments.

Health care personnel, public safety workers, and school staff and child care workers can also register at any time using a passcode from their employer. (Public safety and health care workers can also register at CVS, Kinney Drugs, or Walgreens pharmacies with no passcode needed.)

The state is also providing some community-specific clinics for any adults who are English language learners, people in immigrant or refugee communities, and those who identify as Black, Indigenous or people of color.

To register for a vaccine appointment, visit (preferred) or call 855-722-7878.

You will be asked to provide your name, date of birth, address, email (if available), phone number, and health insurance information (if available, but not required).