Salem County COVID-19 Cases
January 19, 2021
Salem County Department of Health has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Online Appointment Scheduler. Currently this is only open to individuals who qualify under Phase 1a & 1b defined by the Governor. This includes healthcare workers, first responders, adults over the age of 65, and any adult with underlying health conditions.
***All appointments have been booked. Once we receive word from the state about our vaccine we will schedule more COVID-19 vaccination clinics. Please stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for the latest information.***
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New Jersey Department of Health Denies Salem County’s Request for Additional Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine
As soon as the New Jersey Department of Health notifies our department of the exact amount of vaccine we are scheduled to receive, we will provide the phone number and hours of operation for a call center where residents can call to schedule an appointment for an upcoming vaccination clinic.
Salem County Department of Health and Human Services received its first shipment of Modera COVID-19 vaccine for dispensing as part of Phase 1A of New Jersey’s statewide COVID-19 vaccination program.
The January 2021 edition of the Senior Scoop Newsletter is now available on the Office of Aging & Disabilities page on the Health Department website.
FREE for Salem County Residents 60+ & People With Disabilities Donations Accepted.
Vaccine safety is the top priority for public health. The FDA has granted Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines Emergency Use Authorization and Moderna’s vaccine is scheduled to undergo the same review process on Friday, December 18th.
Please take a moment to complete the survey in the link below to let us know your thoughts on receiving this vaccine.
Salem Medical Center and the Salem County Department of Health are pleased to announce the availability of “drive-up” testing. Please see post for full details.
The Public Hearing will be held Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 2:30 pm by Zoom/Audio. For the purpose of soliciting comments on the proposed 2021 contract with NJ Transit on the use of funds provided under the Senior Citizens and Disabled Residents Transportation Assistance Act and Rural Area Public Transportation (5311).
The public hearing will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 2 pm via a Zoom Video Conference or telephone call. The 2021 Area Plan provides services funded under the Older Americans Act, Social Service Block Grant, Adult Protective Services, State and Federal funds.
Families can now apply for child care tuition assistance to help with care for children who have remote learning schedules due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Join the Salem County Office on Aging & Disabilities for our Drive-In Event to learn about resources available to individuals with disabilities in Salem County.
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