Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer vaccine is available at Bloomfield Health Department (1 Municipal Plaza, Bloomfield) by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please call the public health nurses at 973-680-4058.
Who is Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccines?
All NJ residents ages 5 years and older are eligible for their primary series of the COVID-19 vaccine, and residents aged 12 years and older are also eligible to receive a booster. NJ residents aged 50 and over, and some immunocompromised individuals, are eligible for a second booster shot 4 months after their first booster.
You cannot be denied a vaccine due to your immigration status. Learn more here: https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-information/testing-and-treatment/can-i-get-the-covid-19-vaccine-if-i-am-undocumented
You do not need health insurance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. For more information, visit: https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-information/assistance-and-benefits/is-the-covid-19-vaccine-free-what-if-i-dont-have-insurance#direct-link
Additional Resources & Assistance
The following documents will provide important information regarding reopening. Please contact us with any questions you may have.
Paid Sick Leave
Did you know that you can use paid sick time off from work to get tested or vaccinated for COVID-19? Most New Jersey employees have the right to PAID earned sick leave, up to 40 hours per year from their employers. This includes most full-time, part-time and temporary employees, migrant or seasonal employees and undocumented employees. Your employer cannot retaliate against you for using your earned time off from work.
For more information, visit: https://www.nj.gov/labor/worker-protections/earnedsick/
Financial and Food Assistance
If you or someone you know needs financial assistance or emergency food services due to COVID-19 illness or vaccination or for any other reason, the Bloomfield Division of Human Services can help.
Visit https://www.bloomfieldtwpnj.com/217/Human-Services to find more information or call (973)-680-4019.
Find a Vaccine Near You
Essex County COVID-19 vaccine information: https://essexcovid.org/
New Jersey COVID-19 vaccine finder: https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/finder
Enter your ZIP code to find a vaccine near you: Vaccines.gov
Bloomfield residents aged 60+ and/or with a disability can seek assistance in getting a vaccine appointment and free transportation to the Essex County vaccination clinic in Newark. Call the Bloomfield COVID-19 Hotline Mondays & Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30am at (973)-259-3152.
Get a FREE or discounted Lyft ride from Ride United/Lyft. Open to all including regardless of legal status and available to people with collapsible wheelchairs or walkers. Call 2-1-1 to schedule your ride.
Get 4 FREE tickets from the VAXRIDE program through NJ TRANSIT. Use promo code VAXRIDE in the TRANSIT app at https://www.njtransit.com/vaxride
or call (973)-275-5555.
Children's Mental Health
CDC COVID-19 Parental Resources Kit with resources to help children cope with the stress and grief of the pandemic found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/parental-resource-kit/index.html
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