The Visiting Nurses Association of Central Jersey will be using the Asbury Park Senior Center, 1200 Springwood Ave., as an additional Covid-19 vaccination distribution center beginning Jan. 18.
Currently, the VNA is distributing vaccines at its location at 1301 Main St., Asbury Park.
For these VNA locations in Asbury Park, walk-ins will not be accepted and all vaccines will be administered by appointment only. To make an appointment, visit www.vnachc.org
In New Jersey, as of Jan. 14 , the following groups are currently eligible to make a Covid-19 vaccine appointment:
Paid or unpaid persons working or volunteering in a healthcare setting
Residents of long-term care facilities and other congregate settings
Frontline first responders
Persons aged 65 and older
Persons aged 16 to 64 years old who have at least one chronic medical condition that poses high-risk for severe COVID-19 (for full details, visit www.covid19.nj.gov/vaccine)
If you are a New Jersey resident and eligible to receive a vaccine, there are generally three ways to get vaccinated:
You can make an appointment directly with one of the many designated vaccination sites across the state, such as the VNA. https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/covid-19-vaccine-locations-for-eligible-recipients
You can pre-register for the vaccine on the NJ Vaccine Scheduling System and you will be notified when an appointment is available to you. https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/
Select healthcare facilities, including many hospitals, are offering vaccines to directly to their workers. If you work at one of the facilities, you can contact your employer to learn if the vaccine is available to you from your employer.