COVID-19 Vaccination in New Hampshire
Temporary Appointment Registration System
Memorial Hospital has opened a temporary registration system for NH residents who are eligible for Phase 1B but are unable to get an appointment through the state system or, who wish to move up an existing appointment. This temporary program ends March 19, 2021. Visit MemorialHospitalNH.org/MemorialCovidVaccine to register.
For New Hampshire Residents
The State of New Hampshire is currently vaccinating residents who are eligible for Phase 1B. Memorial Hospital is a public vaccination site for the state of New Hampshire. However, residents cannot make a vaccine appointments by calling Memorial Hospital. New Hampshire residents can register for an appointment at vaccines.nh.gov or by calling 211.
The Memorial Hospital vaccine clinic is located at 2779 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, next to Citizens Bank. Appointment changes can only be made by calling 211 (the State of New Hampshire vaccine call center) or by visiting vaccines.cdc.gov. Appointment changes cannot be made by calling the Memorial vaccine clinic or hospital.
To help maintain social distancing in the clinic, please plan to arrive no sooner than five minutes prior to your appointment.
Phase 1B includes:
- People aged 65 and older
- Adults of any age with at least two high-risk medical conditions
- Adults of any age who are the family caregiver of a medically vulnerable person who is aged 16 years or younger
- Residents & staff of residential facilities for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities
- Corrections officers and staff working in correctional facilities
- First responders and health care workers not already vaccinated.
Please visit vaccines.nh.gov or call 211 to register. Appointment schedules are based on phase eligibility and vaccine dose availability. When your phase is active, the earliest available appointment may not be at the vaccine center closest to you.
For Maine Residents
Due to state regulations, Maine residents are not eligible for vaccination in New Hampshire. For more information on getting a vaccine in Maine, please visit the MaineHealth vaccine page or the State of Maine vaccine page.
The Memorial Hospital vaccination clinic is located at 2799 White Mountain Highway, North Conway (the former Mt. Washington Observatory Discovery Center).
The first COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the United States are Messenger RNA vaccines—also called mRNA vaccines. MRNA vaccines teach our cells how to make a protein that triggers an immune response inside our bodies. That immune response, which produces antibodies, is what protects us from getting infected if the real virus enters our bodies.
- mRNA vaccines do not use the live virus that causes COVID-19.
- They cannot give you COVID-19 and will not affect your DNA in any way.
- mRNA never enters the nucleus of the cell, which is where our DNA (genetic material) is kept.
Like all vaccines, COVID-19 mRNA vaccines have been rigorously tested for safety before being authorized for use in the United States. mRNA technology is new, but not unknown and has been studied for more than a decade. Learn more about how COVID-19 vaccines work.
Yes. As long as you are fully recovered and have completed your isolation period. It is uncertain how long you will have natural immunity from COVID-19 after a confirmed infection. Getting the vaccine is the best way to be sure you are as protected.
The CDC advises that side effects from COVID-19 vaccination may feel like flu and might even affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days. Learn more about what side effects to expect and get helpful tips on how to reduce pain and discomfort after your vaccination.
The COVID-19 vaccine is thought to be about 95% effective in preventing infection two weeks after the second dose. We don't know yet whether you can still spread the disease to others after you have been vaccinated. After you get the vaccine, it is important to continue practices that help limit the spread of COVID-19. Keep following CDC recommendations such as: