Immunizations against the epidemic of COVID-19 were underway at several other locations in New Jersey on Thursday, the first day more than 4 million more people were eligible for the shots.
There are currently 128 vaccination sites listed on the state website as health officials go ahead with plans to vaccinate 70% of the adult population.
This image was initially given to health workers, other long-term care workers in crowded housing facilities, police and firefighters.
But Murphy announced Wednesday that anyone aged 65 and over and those aged 16 to 64 with specific medical conditions can make an appointment to receive the vaccine starting today.
This includes 1.47 million people aged 65 and older, 2 million smokers, and 1 million people with chronic health conditions. (Smokers are considered to have a high-risk health condition.)
Lawmakers are also pushing for teachers to get vaccinated, pointing to other states such as New York that cater to educators for shooting.
Over the next six months, New Jersey plans to vaccinate approximately 4.7 million people, the general public should be vaccinated by April or May, according to state and federal officials.
Authorities said there would be six large distribution sites across New Jersey, Murphy added that as many as 259 locations were planned.
Government officials have asked citizens to register for the vaccine online. But it’s not necessary to make an appointment to make an appointment when you’re eligible.
This is the most up-to-date list of vaccine sites listed by the state, although dosage availability may affect appointment times. Supplies can fluctuate every day as more and more states deliver vaccines to states.
As of Thursday, at least 277,118 doses were administered nationwide, of 654,900 doses distributed to New Jersey, according to the CDC’s state dashboard and trackers, according to the CDC’s state dashboard and trackers, 245,785 were first administered and 31,239 were received. Second reception
Officials said more than 1.2 million people have registered on the state’s online portal to receive the vaccine.
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