Wayne Valley Students Help Seniors Get COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments
Wayne Valley students (left) Sydney Betz and Emily Bolson have started a service to help seniors get appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Michael Karas, NorthJersey.com
Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced the launch of an online vaccine appointment finder for New Jersey residents.
The website, which says near the top that it is still a work in progress, was launched with the aim of being a one-stop-shop for finding available dating slots, which was a struggle for Garden State residents ever since vaccines became available to the older ones. sections of the public.
“Appointments are still limited, but this new tool will take some of the stress out of your search,” Murphy said.
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Residents of New Jersey have taken to volunteer groups and social media pages to try and find where they can quickly land a date. Some follow Twitter pages that tweet when drugstores like CVS and Walgreens or state-run mega-sites have openings, but appointments fill up quickly.
State Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said on Wednesday the state expected about 551,000 doses next week.
Anthony Zurita is a last minute reporter for NorthJersey.com. To get the latest news straight to your inbox, Subscribe to our newsletter.
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