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Hunterdon County Health Department to host additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics

New Bivalent Vaccine Available

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ – Commissioner Shaun C. Van Doren, the Board’s Health Department liaison recently announced that the Hunterdon County Health Department is offering additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics prior to the upcoming holidays.

“I was advised by Health Department Director Karen DeMarco that demand for the COVID-19 Bivalent Vaccine continues to remain strong, with over 100 people receiving vaccinations at the most recent clinic that was hosted by the Health Department,” Van Doren said.

The additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held on Tuesday, December 6th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, December 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The clinic on December 6th is a pediatric clinic and will be held at the Public Health Nursing Services office located on the lower level of Building #2 at 6 Gauntt Place in Flemington. Registration for the pediatric clinic is strictly by appointment only.

The clinic on December 14th is for individuals ages 5 and older and will be held at the Route 12 County Complex, located at 314 Route 12 in Flemington. In addition to the traditional COVID-19 vaccine, the Health Department will offer doses of the new bivalent booster shot for eligible recipients at this clinic. Advance registration is preferred but not required.

In addition to traditional clinics, the Health Department is partnering with other organizations to provide community-based clinics throughout the County. The Health Department also provides vaccine to residents who are unable to leave their homes in the Mobile Homebound Vaccine program.

“The Hunterdon County Health Department will continue to make COVID-19 vaccines available to members of the public at no charge and additional clinics will be added as needed to meet public demand,” Van Doren said.

The CDC recommends everyone eligible should get vaccinated and boosted. According to the CDC, COVID-19 vaccines are safe and highly effective at preventing severe illness, hospitalization, and death.

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Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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