You must be a resident or employee of North Bergen Township and a member of State's Phase 1A and 1B priority group in order to make an appointment. Ineligible appointments will be canceled, and you will receive a notice of cancelation via email.

Registrants will be required to show one of the following identifications:

Healthcare workers employee badge with photo, OR professional license AND a photo ID, OR signed letter from employer on facility letterhead AND a photo ID, OR payment stub from healthcare provider with your name AND a photo ID. Persons 65 years of age or older, please provide a photo ID showing your age.

Residents or employees of North Bergen who are currently eligible for the vaccine according to the State's Phase 1A and 1B priority group can register online at northbergenvaccine.org. However, there is currently a limited supply of vaccine and we are hopeful that we will be able to open up more appointments as vaccine supply increases. Please be patient and we are working hard to vaccinate as many people as we can.

This vaccine is free of charge covered by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Provider Relief Fund, but your health insurance will be charged an administration fee.

When you receive a confirmation email, you will be able to choose a time that is available.

If you filled out the registration form incorrectly, you will need to email us with the correct information: northbergenvaccine@gmail.com

The COVID-19 Moderna vaccine. You must be able to return to the same vaccine site for your second dose 28 days after your first dose. On the day you receive the first dose of the vaccine, you will receive an automatic appointment for the second dose 28 days later.

Yes, at the time you receive your first dose, you will be scheduled for your second dose.

To cancel an existing appointment please click here and include the survey # you received in the eligibility email or you can reopen your original scheduling message and click on cancel my appointment.

Delay in completing the vaccine series means that you will likely remain vulnerable to COVID-19 infection. You will not get the boost in immunity until you receive the second shot. You should reschedule your second dose at the earliest opportunity (but no doses need to be repeated).

Our vaccine appointments are based on vaccine supply allotted to us by the State of New Jersey. If you could not find an appointment available, continue to check back through the link to see if slots have opened. Additionally, the NJDOH website has a complete list of vaccination sites across the state: https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/covid-19-vaccine-locations-for-eligible-recipients

Park in the Recreation Parking lot at 6300 Meadowview Ave. and go through the main entrance following directional signs where you will be temperature screened and your appointment code scanned.

Please bring your cell phone or printed confirmation message, ID, and proof of residence.

If you have a fever or cold/respiratory symptoms on the date of your vaccine appointment, or if you have COVID-19 or are still under quarantine, you must cancel your appointment. Please do not come to the vaccine clinic. To cancel and reschedule your appointment, re-open the original scheduling link sent to your email/ message. You will have the option to cancel and reschedule.

You are not permitted to bring someone with you, unless that person is a guardian or designated caregiver.

You will still need to wear a mask and practice good hand hygiene and social distancing following a vaccination. Experts need to understand more about the protection that COVID-19 vaccines provide before deciding to change those recommendations.

Please click here to visit the New Jersey state criteria for vaccine eligibility to determine whether you are eligible for the vaccine at this time.

Protection

Older adults and people who have severe underlying chronic medical conditions such as heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. Please consult with your health care provider about additional steps you may be able to take to protect yourself.

Prevention

If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have it, follow these steps to help protect other people in your home and community.

FAQs

A novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is not the same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, such as the common cold.

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