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Use NED to Find Your Vaccine Phase Designation

As mentioned in last week's NIH Director's coronavirus update, the Office of Research Services (ORS) has been working diligently to develop the full plan for the staff vaccination phases (

As part of the plan, with the tremendous help from the Center for Information Technology (CIT) NIH Enterprise Directory (NED) and nVision teams, as well as the Office of Human Resources (OHR), each NIH staff member can now go to NED and see their vaccination phase [along with their Return to Physical Workplace (RTPW) group.]

To view your vaccination phase designation, please visit and follow the easy instructions. You must be connected to the NIH network with your PIV card in order to view this information.

Your phase was determined by your ICO Executive Officer (EO) using the information found at the vaccination plan link above. Please contact your EO if you have any questions about your designated phase.

Staff assigned to Phase 2B, 3B, or 4B that are over the age of 65 or have already submitted medical attestations have been moved to the A part of their phase. If you have a medical condition that puts you at higher risk for complications from COVID-19, please submit your medical attestation at: This form is not required for prioritization based on age.

Please remember, currently all NIH locations are dependent on their state's allocations of the vaccine. As the NIH receives additional allotments, invitations to sign up for the vaccine will come from The number of invitations will depend on the amount of vaccine available. Please read all associated documents carefully so you can make an informed decision on registering, deferring or declining the vaccine. If you have received your vaccine via another source, please send a quick email to the above email address (you do not need to send a copy of your vaccination card; a short email will suffice.)

If you have any questions, please submit them to the appropriate party listed below.

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