COVID-19 Vaccination in Maine

Page last updated 05-19-2021

Updates

May 19: Maine launches Pop-Up Clinic application for community clubs, businesses, and organizations with 10 or more confirmed people for vaccination.

May 12: Maine Achieves Vaccination Milestone: 70 Percent of Maine Adults Have Received First Shot of COVID-19 Vaccine

May 12: Mills Administration, FEMA Announce Extension of Mobile Vaccination Unit Tour in Communities Across Maine

May 11: Governor Mills Announces “Your Shot To Get Outdoors” Public-Private Initiative to Encourage COVID-19 Vaccinations

May 10: Mills Administration Statement on FDA’s Authorization of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine for 12- to 15-Year-Olds

May 7: Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Launches in Lewiston

April 23: FAQ on Resumption of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine (PDF)

April 23: Provider Statement re: Lifting of Pause of J&J Vaccine (PDF)

April 18: Governor Janet Mills Announces Half of Maine People 16 and Older Have Received At Least One Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

April 13: Update on Operations at the Mobile Vaccination Unit

April 13: Maine advises pause for Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

April 8: Maine places an order for the 18th week of vaccine distribution. 

April 6: The Mills Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced the launch of a groundbreaking mobile vaccination unit that provides COVID-19 vaccinations to rural and under-served communities.

April 1: Governor Janet Mills announces all Maine residents age 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning next Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

April 1: Maine places an order for the 17th week of vaccination distribution.

March 25: Maine places an order for the 16th week of vaccination distribution.

March 19: Governor Janet Mills announces acceleration of Maine’s COVID-19 vaccination timeline.

March 18: Maine places an order for the 15th week of vaccine distribution.

March 12: Governor Janet Mills announces Maine will accelerate the vaccination timeline to make all adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccination by May 1.

March 11: Governor Janet Mills welcomes President Biden’s directive to make every American eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by May 1.

March 11: Maine places an order for the 14th week of vaccine distribution.

March 9: Maine DHHS offers free transportation to residents who need rides to COVID-19 vaccine clinics.

March 5: Maine schedules COVID-19 vaccine clinics for teachers and staff age 60 and older.

March 5: Governor Janet Mills announces Maine will align its vaccination plan with President Biden’s directive to make school staff and child care providers eligible through the retail pharmacy program.

March 4: Maine placed an order for the 13th week of vaccine distribution.

March 1: Maine placed an order for Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines arriving in week 12 of vaccine distribution.

Feb. 27: Governor Janet Mills welcomes FDA’s emergency use authorization of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Feb. 26: Governor Janet Mills announces age-based approach to expanding vaccine eligibility.

Feb. 18: Maine placed an order for the 11th week of COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Feb. 12: Governor Janet Mills receives her second and final dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Feb. 11: Maine placed an order for the tenth week of COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Feb. 4: Maine placed an order for the ninth week of COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Jan. 28: Maine placed an order for the eighth week of COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Jan. 21: Maine has placed its latest order for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Jan. 13: Governor Janet Mills has announced updates to Maine’s strategy for distributing its limited allocation of COVID-19 vaccines targeted toward preventing serious illness and saving the lives of Maine people.

Jan. 8: Maine has placed its latest order for COVID-19 vaccine, and has begun tracking first and second doses on the official vaccine website.

Dec. 31: Maine placed its fifth order for COVID-19 vaccine, beginning to extend vaccination beyond hospital staff to additional health care workers.

Dec. 23: Maine prepared to place its fourth order for COVID-19 vaccine, expanding vaccine supply for health care providers and additional long-term care residents.

Dec. 18: Maine placed its third order for COVID-19 vaccine, as vaccination of frontline health care workers continued following the arrival of the first doses.

Dec. 11: Maine announced the second vaccine order and continued to work with health care providers to prepare to vaccinate their workers.

Dec. 4: Maine announced the first in a series of vaccine orders, as part of Maine's accessible, flexible, and equitable distribution plan for the COVID-19 vaccine.