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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine on Pause After Six Cases of Rare Blood Clot Reported

Update: Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. said in a statement Tuesday that "residents who have scheduled a J&J appointment at Kmart or Sears sites will be offered the Moderna vaccine instead. Senior...

All New Jerseyans Age 16 and Over Become Eligible For COVID Vaccine April 19th

If you've been waiting to become eligible to receive vaccination to prevent COVID-19, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced big vaccination news today. "We are going to make our most aggressive push yet to meet...

Essex County Holds Covid Vaccination at Montclair’s Eureka Lodge

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Essex County Executive Joe Divincenzo was on hand for the County’s mobile vaccination location in Montclair Wednesday. The County teamed up with Eureka Lodge No.52 to hold the event at its...

New Jersey Could Surge to 8,000 Daily COVID Cases By Mid May, Worst Case...

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy shared two models from the New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday -- a moderate case scenario and high case scenario --- that inform the state's decision-making processes. The latter...

Bloomfield Partners with Essex County for Pop-Up Vaccination Site at Watsessing Park Community Center...

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Venezia and the Town Council are collaborating with Essex County to vaccinate qualifying Bloomfield residents on Thursday, April 1 at a pop-up vaccination site. Johnson and Johnson vaccines will...

Rosario Dawson Gets Vaccinated in Essex County

Essex County's COVID vaccination centers have become famous for their efficiency and execution. And now, more famous people are dropping by to get their shot and helping promote the important of getting the...

New Jersey Expands Vaccine Eligibility: 55 and Over; Additional Groups Added, Starting April 5

New Jersey is again expanding vaccine eligibility. Starting April 5th, residents age 55 and over will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Also on April 5, individuals age 16+ with intellectual and developmental disabilities;...

Rutgers to Require COVID-19 Vaccine for Students For 2021 Fall Semester

Rutgers University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester. “We are committed to health and safety for all members of our community, and adding COVID-19 vaccination to...

New Jersey To Slow Further Reopening Amid Concern Over COVID-19 Cases, Variants

New Jersey is leading the nation and not in a good way. The state, as of Monday, had a 7-day average of 314 cases per 100,000, higher than any other state in the country, according...

Essex County Executive Announces Special Vaccine Program For Teachers, Support Staff

Newark, NJ – On Friday, March 19th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced a new initiative to provide vaccinations to teachers and school support staff working at public, private, charter...

Montclair Micro Clinics Get Seniors Vaccinated

The Township of Montclair's Health Department has been bringing vaccines to seniors, something Health Department Director Sue Portuese had mentioned during Montclair's COVID-19 Town Hall. Normally during flu season, the Township's Health Dept. visits senior...

MFEE Launches Covid Vaccine Awareness Project; Dr. Renee Baskerville to Advise

Montclair, N.J. - The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) has been awarded funding by the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, a regional grantee of the NJ Department of...

Mountainside Medical Center To Vaccinate Montclair Teachers in New Partnership

Montclair, N.J. - Eighty Montclair educators will be vaccinated each week starting Monday thanks to a partnership between Montclair Schools, Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center and the Township of Montclair. "Starting next week again, through...
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Essex County Welcomes Queen Latifah at Vaccine Center

Newark, NJ – Essex County's vaccination centers are so good -- they are fit for a Queen. Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka welcomed Queen Latifah, star of the...

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