NEW JERSEY — As of yesterday evening, New Jersey has administered more than 4,701,725 vaccine doses, (3,013,713 with at least one dose and 1,796,798 fully vaccinated people).  In Essex County, the NJ Department of Health COVID-19 Dashboard is showing that as of 10:30 p.m. last night, 360,877 doses of vaccines have been administered. 

Effective April 19, All New Jerseyans Over 16 Will Be Eligible for a Vaccine, said Governor Phil Murphy on Monday, April 5. 

“Over the last several months, our Administration has worked closely with our communities and federal partners to ensure an efficient, accessible, and equitable vaccination program,” said Murphy. “Together, we have administered 4.7 million doses of vaccine and opened more than 750 vaccination sites across the state, with 98.7 percent of all New Jerseyans living within five miles of where they can receive a vaccine.

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“With an expected increase in vaccine allocation from the federal government, coupled with our extensive network of vaccination distribution sites, we can confidently expand our eligibility to all individuals ages 16 and older who live, work, or study in New Jersey on April 19.”

To see if you are eligible, click HERE

Click HERE to go to the New Jersey Test Site Finder.

Preregister for a vaccine HERE.

To register for a vaccine at CVS, click HERE

To register for a vaccine at Rite Aid, click HERE

To register for a vaccine at Walgreens, click HERE

 

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