CAMDEN, NJ — Camden County opened its eighth COVID-19 vaccine site Wednesday - with healthcare workers, police officers and firefighters taking advantage of the first Moderna shots.

The latest New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) guidelines Thursday mean the following can also now access the site, as well as seven others in the county:

  • Paid or unpaid persons working or volunteering in a healthcare setting;
  • Residents of long-term care facilities and other congregate settings;
  • Frontline first responders;
  • Persons aged 65 and older; and
  • Persons aged 16 to 64 years old who have at least one chronic medical condition that poses high-risk for severe COVID-19:
    • Cancer
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
    • Down Syndrome
    • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
    • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant
    • Obesity
    • Pregnancy
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Smoking
    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

“We all want to see an end to this pandemic and the more people who are vaccinated, the quicker we will see a return to the lives we use to know. For the first time since March there is light on the horizon,” Comissioner Director Lou Cappelli said in a statement. “This is an unprecedented vaccination effort that takes significant logistics and coordination to get the vaccine to everyone who wants it.”

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County officials continue to share that the current dose deliveries are insufficient. The Blackwood site, located at Camden County College’s Papiano gym, is able to vaccinate as many as 150 people a day. The goal will be to increase to a max of 1,000 doses each day.

The Blackwood center will be open six day a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. You must make an appointment at www.CamdenCountyVaccine.com. If you are not part of the initial priority list you should still register to get a shot. You can also sign up here to be notified when you are eligible.

Check back on www.tapinto.net/towns/camden/ for continued updates. Below is a list of the county’s 8 coronavirus vaccine centers.

1

CAMcare Health Corporation

817 Federal Street Camden, NJ 08103

Camden

Min. age: 18 years

(856) 583-2400

camcare.net/camcare-appointments

2

CAMcare Health Corporation

121 South White Horse Pike Clementon, NJ 08021

Camden

Min. age: 18 years

(856) 583-2400

 

3

Camden County Vaccination Center

Camden County College - Blackwood

Camden

Min. age: 18 years

TBA

camdencounty.com/vaccineregistration/

4

Project H.O.P.E.

519-525 West Street

Camden, NJ 08103

Camden

Min. age: 18 years

(856) 968-2320

projecthopecamden.org

5

RMG Mount Ephraim

2 S Place Horse Pike

Mount Ephraim NJ

Camden

Min. age: 18 years

(856) 931-3107

 

6

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

1 Medical Drive,

Stratford, NJ 08084

Camden

Min. age: 18 years

(888) 253-9133

rowanmedicine.com/vaccine

7

ShopRite Pharmacy #507

1200 Chews Landing Rd.

Laurel springs, NJ 08021

Camden

Min. age: 18 years

(856) 627-8137

vaccines.shoprite.com

8

ShopRite Pharmacy #531

Route 73 and Minck Ave,

West Berlin, NJ 08091

Camden

Min. age: 18 years

(856) 627-8137

vaccines.shoprite.com

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