COVID-19 Information

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.

In Need of COVID-19 Testing? 

Bloomfield FREE Testing Locations:

Bloomfield Municipal Building back parking lot (1 Municipal Plaza, Bloomfield). Ridgewood Diagnostics is offering free COVID-19 testing. Register online at testnj.online.

Essex County Mobile (always free). Dates and locations change and are updated weekly. The mobile visits Bloomfield some weeks https://essexcountynj.org/covid-19-vaccine-locations/.

Bloomfield Pharmacies and Clinics:

Bloomfield Pharmacy, (973)-842-4093, at 594 Bloomfield Ave, Bloomfield: Testing available 10 am-6pm Mondays-Saturdays, Free.

iCare Pharmacy, (973)-429-0444, 194 Broad St B, Bloomfield, NJ 07003: Testing available 12pm-5pm Mondays-Fridays and every other Saturday, Free.

LevelUp Urgent Care, (973)-358-8115, at 322 Glenwood Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ 07003. PCR and rapid testing available. Check with clinic for pricing.

Riverside Medical Group, Urgent Care, at 135 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ 07003: Free for people with health insurance. Accepts most health insurance, Medicaid and Medicare. With no health insurance: Charge of $129 for PCR or $189 for rapid testing from Urgent Care. Plus $100 charge from the lab. Testing available 8am-8pm 7 days a week, Walk-ins welcome but after 2 pm must call ahead.

Click HERE for a list of Essex County Testing Locations 

In-Home COVID-19 Vaccines for New Jersey Residents!


Click here for New Jersey's COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/bdhhscovidvax

Who is Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccines?

All NJ residents ages 6 months and older are eligible for their primary series of the COVID-19 vaccine, and residents aged 5 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.

View the State of New Jersey Department of Health website.

View the New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub

View Public Recreational Bathing (link to State Dept of Health website)

View Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders

View Frequently Asked Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccines

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

Transportation

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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