Covid-19 Vaccines expanded to 55+ in NJ Where to get a vaccine in Bergen County

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The New Jersey vaccination eligibility requirements have been expanded in the state of New Jersey and now, more residents can get vaccinated. There are several options available for residents of Bergen County.

If you’re having help finding a vaccine, New Jersey residents have come together to help each other through the process on Facebook. You may want to consider joining the vaccination assistance group on Facebook. It is privately run and not affiliated with any government agency or healthcare providers. It’s just New Jerseyans helping each other.

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Facebook group helps New Jersey residents find vaccine appointments


“Our Administration has worked closely with communities to build an extensive vaccination infrastructure and has opened over 700 vaccination sites across the state,” said Governor Murphy. “We are already averaging approximately half a million shots per week, and with an expected increase in our federal allocation, we are confident we can expand our vaccination program to more of our essential workers and vulnerable populations. Together with our community partners and a steady supply of vaccine from the federal government, we will meet – and exceed – our goal of vaccinating 4.7 million New Jersey adults.”

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Who is eligible for a vaccine in New Jersey?

Beginning Monday, April 5, the following groups are eligible for vaccination:

  • Individuals ages 55-64;
  • Individuals ages 16 and up with intellectual and developmental disabilities;
  • Educators, including support staff, in higher education settings;
  • Communications infrastructure support, including engineers, and technicians, and members of the press;
  • Real estate, building, and home service workers, including construction workers, code officials, plumbers, electricians, HVAC technicians, property management, and maintenance workers;
  • Retail financial institution workers, including bank tellers, lending services, public accounting, and check-cashing workers;

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  • Sanitation workers providing disinfection and janitorial services, city sanitation workers; residential, commercial, and industrial solid and hazardous waste removal workers;
  • Laundry service workers, including those working in laundromats, laundry services, and dry cleaners;
  • Utility workers including, electrical generation and supply system, natural gas delivery, nuclear power plant, water supply, telephone, cable/fiber/optical/broadband/cellular service workers; and,
  • Librarians and support staff at municipal, county, and state libraries.

Where can I get a vaccine in Bergen County

Vaccinations in Bergen County, New Jersey are available through the following healthcare providers and clinic locations:

Bergen CountyBergenCOVIDvaccine.com
Bergen County Megasitehackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19/meadowlands/
CVS Pharmacycvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine
CVS Pharmacycvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine
CVS Pharmacycvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine
CVS Pharmacycvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine
CVS Pharmacy
Englewood Health Departmentcityofenglewood.org/coronavirus
Englewood Health HospitalEnglewoodhealth.org/vaccine
Fort Lee Health Departmenthttps://www.fortleenj.org/528/All-Things-COVID-19
Garfield Health Departmentgarfieldnj.org
Hackensack Meridian Health Systemhackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19
Haworth Apothecaryhaworthapothecary.com/covid-19-vaccine
Holy Name Medical Centerholyname.org
MId Bergen Regional Health Commissionleonianj.gov/Home/Components/News/News/385/179
North Hudson Community Action – Hackensacknhcac.org/
North Hudson Community Action – Garfieldnhcac.org/
North Hudson Community Action – Englewoodnhcac.org/
Northwest Bergen Regional Health Departmentnwbrhc.org/
Ridgewood VillagePre-register at covidvaccine.nj.gov/
Rite Aid Store 00238riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier
Rite Aid Store 01360riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier
Rite Aid Store 02463riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier
Rite Aid Store 10413riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier
Riverside Medical Group – Saddle Brookriversidemedgroup.com
Riverside Medical Group Urgent Care Center – Lodiriversidemedgroup.com
Riverside Medical Group – Pediatrics – Edgewaterriversidemedgroup.com
Riverside Medical Group – Pediatrics – Ridgefield Parkriversidemedgroup.com
Riverside Medical Group – Teaneckriversidemedgroup.com
Riverside Medical Group – Maywoodriversidemedgroup.com
ShopRite Pharmacy #169vaccines.shoprite.com
ShopRite Pharmacy of Rochelle Parkvaccines.shoprite.com
Stop and Shop #0817stopandshopsched.rxtouch.com/rbssched/program/covid19/Patient/Advisory
The Valley Hospitalvalleyhealth.com/covid-19-vaccine-eligibility
Wegmans Pharmacy #105https://www.wegmans.com/pharmacy/

Help! I need help getting a vaccine, what should I do?

If you are having difficulties getting an appointment for vaccination, there are several options.

First, you can visit the website managed by the State of New Jersey at https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/vaccine. If you are having trouble finding out where to get a vaccine or need an updated list of vaccinations sites, visit https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/covid-19-vaccine-locations-for-eligible-recipients.

You can call your local county Health Department hotline and they can assist you in your search. Many people have found success in contacting their local health department.

There is a group on Facebook that is helping people find and schedule appointments. You can join that group and ask your fellow residents. That group is not managed by any healthcare provider or government agency.

Having problems getting vaccinated in NJ? There’s now a Facebook group to help you with that

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