COVID19 Vaccination & Testing Information

*For assistance with the NJ Vaccine Scheduling System, please call: 855-568-0545. 

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COVID Vaccine Fact Sheet

Vaccination Info

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https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/statistics/covid/index.shtml

 

EligibilityVaccines are now available to everyone 18 and older. Those who are 12 to 17 years of age  are also eligible, but only with Pfizer vaccine, at this time.

Trials are underway with other vaccines for those who are under 18 years of age.

There are Multiple Ways to Get Vaccinated. Appointment Based or Walk-up clinics are Now Easily Accessible

  1. Pre-register and make an appointment through the NJ Vaccine Scheduling System. Register here.
  • You will first be notified when you become eligible for the vaccine and you will be notified again when an appointment is available to you through the scheduling system.
  • This online portal enables eligible individuals to schedule an appointment when one is available.
  • If you experience an error, need support with the scheduling system, or need to correct an error, you can complete an online form at nj.gov/vaccinehelpor call 855-568-0545 for phone support from 8 am to 8 pm. Due to high call volumes, callers are experiencing long wait times.
  1. Make an appointment directly with a vaccination location. View locations here.
  2. If you work or volunteer at a select healthcare facility, make an appointment through your place of work.
  3. Veterans who receive care from VA health facilities or live in VA long-term care facilities may be eligible for vaccines through the VA. Learn more here.

Note: If you make your first dose appointment by booking directly with a vaccine clinic, you should schedule a second dose appointment at the time you have your first appointment. If you did not receive a second dose appointment at the time of receiving your first dose, you need to contact the site where you received your first vaccine for assistance scheduling the second dose.

Six mega sites throughout New Jersey are serving as vaccination hubs for phased priority groups, part of a critical network of over 250 sites tasked with carrying out the State’s COVID-19 vaccination plan fairly and equitably. The following mega-vaccination centers opened in January and are now each processing thousands of appointments per day:

  • Atlantic County: Atlantic City Convention Center (opened 1/22/21)
  • Bergen County: Racetrack at Meadowlands, East Rutherford (opened 1/22/21)
  • Burlington County: Moorestown Mall (opened 1/15/21)
  • Gloucester County: Rowan College of South Jersey, Sewell (opened 1/8/21)
  • Middlesex County: New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, Edison (opened 1/15/21)
  • Morris County: Rockaway Townsquare (opened 1/11/21)
  • Morris County Mega Vaccine Center – Sears Building, Rockaway Townsquare Mall

Starting May 16, the vaccination center will be closed on Sundays and Mondays. It will also be closed on Memorial Day weekend (May 29-31).

Walk-ups 

The Site is now accepting walk-ups between 8 am and 3pm daily. Vaccinations are available for people 16 and over. Individuals between 16 and 18 must have a parent of legal guardian accompany them to the site.

Those with appointments will be processed FIRST, so please be patient when you arrive.

Note that the Site is distributing the Pfizer vaccine. If you come without an appointment for your second Pfizer shot, you’ll be asked when and where you received your first shot.

Schedule an Appointment

Scheduling appointments is the preferred method as walk-up will take more time to register. Walk-sups are only accepted between 8 am and 3 pm. Earlier or later times require an appointment. Get an appointment at the Morris County Regional Vaccination Center.

  • Additional Atlantic Health System Vaccination Centers
  • Additional Atlantic Health System Vaccination Centers are open in Clark, Hackettsown, Morristown, Mountain Lakes, Newton and Pompton Plains.
  • Go to the following link to make an appointment, or sign up for alerts: atlantichealth.org/covidvaccine . Additional COVID-19 information and vaccine updates from Atlantic Health System are also available on this webpage.
  • No one will be permitted to walk into a facility without authorization and no vaccine will be provided to individuals who show up unannounced.
  • Chain Pharmacies, Mega Vaccination Centers and Other Outlets have Enough Vaccine to Meet the Demand. Vaccine Supply is Plentiful and Appointments are Easy to Get. Please Get Vaccinated!
  • The  vaccine supply in NJ has increased substantially. The pause of Johnson and Johnson Vaccine has been lifted.
  • The Mega-Centers and many Chain pharmacies, such as CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Walmart are now allowing walk-ins.  Appointments are still recommended.
  • .Important Tips that Might be Helpful:
  • Get Vaccinated! The three approved vaccines were developed with an extraordinarily  high level of safety and efficacy. The pause on Johnson and Johnson Vaccine has been lifted. It is considered to have an extremely high level of safety. Vaccine appointments are readily  available, and appointments are easy to schedule. Continue practicing COVID safety precautions.  
  • Attempt to make appointments at the vaccination centers of your choice from the list provided on the NJDOH website, at https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_vaccination.shtml. and/or walk-in at most chain pharmacy locations.
  • NJ 65 and older Vaccination Senior Support Line 856-249-7007 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for vaccination scheduling support. Dedicated appointment slots are reserved for those aged 65 and older. Appointment availability and scheduling varies by location.
  • If You Have Additional Questions or Need More Information:

For more information and updates about the Passaic County vaccination effort, go to https://www.passaiccountynj.org/government/departments/health/index.php