New Jersey is on the list of states initiating a big expansion in eligibility requirements for the COVID-19 vaccination.

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As a whole, the Garden State has administered almost 4 million doses as of the past Sunday. According to 6 ABC, starting today, the COVID-19 Vaccination list expands to include the following workers:

  • Food Production, agriculture, and food distribution
  • Eldercare and support
  • Warehousing and logistics
  • Social services and support
  • Elections personnel
  • Hospitality
  • Medical Supply Chain
  • Postal and shipping service
  • Clergy
  • Judicial System

More expansions are on the way for the Gaden State starting Monday, April 5. The Patch reports that the list will grow to include:

  • Persons 55 and over
  • Individuals ages 16 and up with intellectual disabilities
  • Educators including support staff
  • Engineers, technicians, and members of the press
  • Real Estate, building, home services, and construction workers
  • HVAC technicians, plumbers, property management, and maintenance workers
  • Bank tellers, lending services, public accounting, and check-cashing workers
  • Sanitation workers, laundry service workers, utility workers
  • Librarians and support staff

The target date for all New Jersyans over 16 who work, live or study in the state to receive the vaccine will be May 11th.

The vaccination rollout continues in earnest this week as the Atlantic City Vacination Mega Site will schedule 31,000 first-dose appointments this week only according to the website Breaking AC.

According to the report, after appointments have been booked through this event, weekly scheduling for the vaccine at the AC Mega Site will be put on hold. You'll still be able to access your account to see when additional appointments will become available

In order to schedule an appointment, you must first create a profile through AtlantiCare at the Atlantic City Mega Vaccination Site. The times to register this week are:

  • Tuesdays at 3 PM
  • Thursdays at 6 PM
  • Saturdays at 9 AM


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