APPOINTMENTS FOR FIRST-DOSE COVID-19 VACCINATIONS ON FEBRUARY 24 ARE FULL. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES. Kearny Health Department, Mayor Alberto G. Santos & Council announce availability of online appointments for COVID-19 for February 24th

Kearny Health Department, Mayor Alberto G. Santos & Council announce availability of telephone appointments for COVID-19 Vaccinations for residents 65 years and older and persons 16-64 with high risk factors.*

This clinic is for the FIRST initial vaccination ONLY. An additional SECOND dose vaccination date will be specifically reserved for you at the same clinic and appointment time 28 days after you attend this clinic.

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 24th, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Kearny High School Cafeteria/ King Street Entrance

APPOINTMENT REQUIRED.

Use the following link to schedule a time:

https://www.picktime.com/kearnyvaccinationappointment

Proof of residency required.

Masks or face coverings and social distancing required.

*Individuals at High Risk are defined as individuals ages 16-64 with medical conditions, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that increase the risk of severe illness from the virus. These conditions include:  Cancer, Chronic kidney disease, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), Down Syndrome, Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies, Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2), Severe Obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2), Sickle cell disease, Smoking, Type 2 diabetes mellitus.  Individuals who are pregnant and those in an immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant are also eligible but should follow CDC guidance and first discuss vaccination with their medical provider before receiving the vaccine. Source: https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-information/slowing-the-spread/who-is-eligible-for-vaccination-in-new-jersey-who-is-included-in-the-vaccination-phases

Kearny residents that cannot access the Town of Kearny COVID-19 registration site for scheduling:

The Kearny Health Department staff is on standby for your calls during the open registration period. Please understand that, while registration is ongoing, we will be receiving a very high volume of calls. If your call is not answered, please re-dial. The phone system does not have a call waiting queue.  We can only accept registration calls during the time the COVID-19 registration is live and has available appointments. Do not leave voice mail. If all the time slots have been filled, you will have to call back when the registration system reopens with availability. Unfortunately, we cannot take names or numbers or put you on a waitlist. Registration will be attempted at the time you call based on the remaining time slots available.

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Mayor Alberto G. Santos and the Council Announce Free COVID-19 Vaccines for Residents 65 and Older AND Persons 16-64 with High Risk Factors. *

This clinic is ONLY for the FIRST initial vaccination. An additional SECOND dose of vaccination will be specifically reserved for you at the same clinic and appointment time 28 days after your attendance at this clinic.

Day / Time: Wednesday, February 24, from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Place: Kearny High School Cafeteria by King Street Lower Entrance

Requires prior appointment.

Use the following link to schedule a time:

https://www.picktime.com/kearnyvaccinationappointment

Proof of residency is required.

Requires face masks or coverings and social distancing.

* High-risk individuals are defined as people ages 16 to 64 with medical conditions, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that increase the risk of serious illness from the virus. These conditions include: cancer, chronic kidney disease, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), Down syndrome, heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies, obesity (body mass index [IMC] 30 kg / m2 or greater but <40 kg / m2), severe obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg / m2), sickle cell anemia, smoking, type 2 diabetes mellitus. People who are pregnant and those who are in a immunosuppressed status (weakened immune system) due to a solid organ transplant are also eligible, but you should follow CDC guidelines and first discuss vaccination with your medical provider before receiving the vaccine. Source: https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-information/slowing-the-spread/who-is-eligible-for-vaccination-in-new-jersey-who-is-included-in-the- vaccination phases

Kearny residents unable to access the City of Kearny’s COVID-19 registration site to make an appointment:
The Kearny Health Department staff is waiting for your calls during open enrollment. Please understand that while registration is in progress, we will receive a very high volume of calls. If your call is not answered, please redial. Don’t leave voicemail. The phone system does not have a call waiting queue. We can only accept registration calls during the time that the COVID-19 registry is active and has appointments available. If all appointments have been filled, you will need to call back when the registration system reopens with availability. Unfortunately, we cannot take names or numbers or put you on a waiting list. Registration will be attempted at the time of the call based on remaining appointments available.

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