How Can I Get a COVID Vaccine in New Hampshire or Vermont?

Covid Vaccine Resources

How do I receive a COVID vaccine or COVID Booster in the Dartmouth area?

COVID vaccines and boosters are available in multiple locations.  For current information about locally available vaccines, visit https://www.vaccines.gov/  and enter your zip code.  You may select for your preferred vaccine type and indicate whether you are seeking a first dose, second dose or booster shot.  COVID-19 vaccination is provided at these sites at no charge.

In addition to local pharmacies, the State of Vermont is offering clinics for vaccinations and booster doses.  For more information, visit https://www.healthvermont.gov/covid-19.  You can find more information about local clinics in New Hampshire at https://www.vaccines.nh.gov/.

Dartmouth College is also periodically partnering with the state of NH to offer vaccine opportunities for students and employees. 

Dartmouth is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for Dartmouth students, faculty and staff on June 28 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Alumni Hall in the Hopkins Center. The clinic will have Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines available for those who would like to receive a primary series vaccine, a first booster, or a second booster.

Registering ahead of time is recommended; however, walk-ins are welcome. Please plan for the process to take about 30 minutes longer if you do not pre-register. 

To register:

  • If you have not attended an Axiom-managed vaccine clinic in the past, begin by registering on the Axiom Medical Vaccine Vault Portal.  If you have attended an Axiom-managed vaccine clinic, log in to your account with Axiom.
  • Follow the instructions.  When prompted to enter an employee ID, enter your Dartmouth NetID.
  • If you received a vaccine other than Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson's Janssen for your primary series, you much choose Pfizer-BioNTech for your booster.
  • If you are under 18 years of age and are getting a booster, you much choose Pfizer-BioNTech for your booster.  On the day of the clinic, you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will sign and additional consent form on your behalf when checking in.
  • If you select "yes" when asked if you have allergic reactions, you will be prohibited from selecting an appointment.  Email Axiom at  vaccineservice@axiomllc.com to talk through whether you are an appropriate candidate for the vaccine you are requesting.
  • If you experience issues registering for the clinic, read Axiom's instructions on how to register how to register.  You can also email Axiom at vaccineservice@axiomllc.com.

On the day of the clinic:

  • Bring your vaccination card to document your vaccination.
  • Directions to Alumni Hall:
    • From Lebanon Street: Take the stairs or elevator across the hall from the Strauss Gallery up one level.  Alumni Hall entrance is on your right.
    • From East Wheelock Street: Go up the stairs in the Moore Theater Lobby and follow around the top level of the theater, kepping right.  After the restrooms, Alumni Hall is down a short flight of steps on the left side.

 At this time, Dartmouth requires students, faculty and staff to receive all recommended doses in their primary series of COVID-19 vaccine and one booster dose when eligible. If you receive a second booster, you may choose to submit your vaccination record to Dartmouth.  Students can submit their record to the Health Service web portal, and employees can submit their record using the vaccine tracker form

 If you cannot attend this clinic but would still like a COVID-19 vaccine, same-day appointments are typically available at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon. You can schedule an appointment through a myD-H account or call 603-442-5612.  Find more local COVID-19 vaccine options, including pharmacies and state-managed clinics, by searching vaccines.gov or calling 1-800-232-0233.

Eligibility and Choosing your Booster

Please consult the CDC's booster eligibility guidance for the most updated information on when you are eligible for a booster and which booster you should receive.  Students can also contact the Dartmouth College Health Service and faculty and staff can contact their primary care provider.

Exemptions from the Booster Requirement

For individuals seeking an exemption from the booster requirement, medical exemptions require a letter from the individual's primary care physician and religious exemptions require a letter written by the individual.  Employees seeking exemptions from the booster requirement should follow the instructions on othe Office of Insitutional Diversity and Equity's website, and students should send letters to medical.records@dartmouth.edu.

Remember to sign your Student Vaccination Consent/Release from on your health portal so that your vaccination status may be shared with the College.