COVID-19/Coronavirus

COVID-19 Testing: Upcoming Essex County Dates and Locations

Essex County, NJ - Essex County will offer COVID-19 testing sites on the following dates to Essex County residents free of charge. To make an appointment, please visit www.EssexCovid.org or call 973-877-8456. Upcoming testing locations...

Essex County Health Professionals Receive Second Dose of Moderna Vaccine

Essex County, NJ – When Essex County opened its vaccination centers on Saturday, December 26th, these Essex County health professionals (pictured) were among the first in the county to receive the first dose of...

Get Tested For COVID-19: Upcoming Essex County Testing Locations and Dates

Essex County residents with or without symptoms are encouraged to get tested. Residents age 8 years and older are welcome to get tested. Residents are encouraged to get retested if they have taken the...

First-Ever Lighting of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool To Honor Lives Lost To COVID-19

Americans will gather tonight, Tuesday January 19 at 5:30 p.m., for a shared national moment of unity and remembrance to honor the more than 400,000 Americans lost to COVID-19. The memorial is one of...

New Jersey COVID Vaccine Supply, At 100,000 Doses Per Week, Not Meeting Demand

More than 310,000 doses have been given to New Jerseyans, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday. "We’re ready to move forward with an aggressive expansion of our vaccination efforts. We have the capacity...

New Jersey: COVID-19 Vaccine Open To 65 and Over and Those 16-64 with Medical...

New Jersey exceeded 250,000 vaccinations statewide on Wednesday and beginning Thursday, January 14, more New Jersey residents become eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. Adults 65 years and older can start receiving the vaccine tomorrow as can...

Reporting Delays Continue to Cloud Impact of NJ’s Vaccine Program, Officials Say

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. As New Jersey begins the...

Get Tested: Upcoming COVID-19 Testing Dates in Essex County

Essex County has announced the upcoming schedule of Coronavirus testing sites. The tests are are being offered to Essex County residents free of charge. To make an appointment, please visit www.EssexCovid.org or call 973-877-8456. ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources: How To Register, Reach Call Center, and Get Vaccinated

Vaccinations are under way in Essex County and Gov. Murphy, joined by Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., visited the West Orange COVID-19 vaccination center on Friday at the former KMart on Prospect...

NJ Looks to Retired Medical Professionals to Speed Pace of COVID-19 Vaccinations

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. As New Jersey prepares to...

Get Tested: Essex County’s Next Coronavirus Testing Dates, Sites

Essex County has released its upcoming schedule of Coronavirus testing sites. The tests are are being offered to Essex County residents free of charge. To make an appointment, please visit www.EssexCovid.org or call 973-877-8456. Upcoming...

Essex County Announces New COVID-19 Testing Dates

Here is the upcoming schedule of Coronavirus testing sites sponsored by Essex County. The tests are are being offered to Essex County residents free of charge. To make an appointment, please visit www.EssexCovid.org or...

Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center Administers Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Today, Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center began administering the first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to frontline team members. Mountainside Medical Center will administer 975 vaccinations from the first shipment of vaccines delivered to the hospital....

Here’s How Essex County Will Handle COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced plans to open five COVID-19 Vaccination Centers throughout Essex County when the vaccines become available. Residents from each of Essex County’s 22...

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