Union County Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Program for Children – County of Union

Free Union County vaccine program now contains ages 6 month to five years.

Union County, NJ – June 23, 2022 — The Union County Board of County Commissioners advises residents that the County’s free COVID-19 vaccination program is increasing to accommodate the current approval of the Pfizer vaccine for ages 6 months to 4 years, and the Moderna vaccine for ages 6 months to five years.

Children ages 5 to 11 are additionally eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot, 5 months after their earlier shot.

“The COVID-19 virus is still active, and we encourage everyone in the Union County to protect themselves, and their loved ones, by following the latest guidance on eligibility for vaccines and booster shots,” stated Union County Commissioner Chair Rebecca L. Williams.

The following vaccination schedule applies to clinics run by Union County, starting on June 21:

Tuesdays at Warinanco Sports Center, 1 Park Drive in Roselle: Pfizer for ages 6 months to 4 years and Moderna for ages 6 months to five years previous. Please notice these are the one vaccines out there at this location on Tuesdays. Hours of operation are 8:30am-12:30pm and three:00pm-7:00pm

Thursdays at Warinanco Sports Center, 1 Park Drive in Roselle: Pfizer for ages 5 and up, Moderna for ages 18 and up, and Johnson & Johnson for ages 18 and up. Please notice these are the one vaccines out there at this location on Thursdays. Hours of operation are 3:00pm-7:00pm.

Saturdays at Plainfield High School, 950 Park Avenue in Plainfield: all vaccines can be found at this location. Hours of operation are from 9:00am-12:00pm. Please notice that Pfizer for ages 6 months to 4 years and Moderna for ages 6 months to five years might be even be out there at this clinic, starting on July 2.

To make an appointment, create an account or log into an current account by means of Union County’s vaccination portal, ucnj.org/covid19. If extra help is required name 908-613-7829.

Walk-ups for booster pictures for ages 5-11 are welcome at each the Warinanco Sports Center and Plainfield High School websites however appointments are inspired.

For particulars about Union County’s cell COVID-19 vaccination clinics, testing program, and emergency meals distribution occasions for households dealing with meals insecurity in the course of the pandemic, go to ucnj.org/covid19.

For info and updates on all Union County providers in the course of the COVID-19 outbreak, go to ucnj.org/covid19. General details about COVID-19 is on the market by means of the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/well being.

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For all Union County applications and providers go to ucnj.org, name the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, electronic mail [email protected] or use the web Contact Form.

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