UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county will release a new block of COVID-19 vaccination appointments Sunday, officials said.

Eligible residents can register on the county's online portal starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, the county announced Saturday. Union County is administering vaccinations at Kean University in Union.

The announcement did not say how many appointments would open.

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On Wednesday, Jan 27, the county will also host a vaccination clinic at Plainfield High School from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., officials said in a press release.

Appointments for both sites must be made online at, ucnjvaccine.org, starting Sunday morning 11 a.m. Walk-ups will not be accepted, the announcement said.

The county said it will announce a phone number and open a call center for appointments to serve seniors 65 and older and those who lack access to the internet.

Anyone 65 and older is eligible to receive the vaccine, as are people ages 16 to 64 years old who have at least one chronic medical condition that poses high-risk for severe COVID-19.

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