All individuals aged 12 and older are eligible for vaccination.
Use https://vaccinefinder.org/ to search for available appointments in your area.
The Sussex County Division of Senior Services (973-579-0555) helps seniors over the age of 65 who need assistance making an appointment. Seniors citizens 65+ can also call the state operated senior-specific hotline at (856) 249-7007 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to schedule dedicated COVID-19 appointments statewide.
NJ COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center: 855-568-0545
|Office of Public Health Nursing
201 Wheatsworth Rd, Hamburg
|Thursday Afternoons (6/24-9/30)
2 - 4 p.m.
Franklin Pond Pavilion
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Vernon Senior Center
21 Church St, Vernon
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
39 Trapasso Dr, Sparta
2 - 3 p.m.
|Clinic Location or Sponsor||Description|
|Sussex County is offering walk-in clinics. See above for more information.||
As the demand for vaccine has declined, appointments for first dose vaccinations are no longer available at the Sussex County Fairgrounds. Sussex County will be vaccinating residents at pop-up clinics at various locations throughout the County.
If you are interested in getting vaccinated, please contact Aimee Maul at the Sussex County Office of Public Health Nursing at 973-579-0570, ext. 1211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Spanish speaking residents can contact Claudia Yepes at 973-579-0570, ext. 1248 or email@example.com.The County of Sussex is only able to accept those 18 years or older due to the use of the Moderna and J&J Vaccines.
Be sure to complete, print and sign the vaccine consent form and review the Moderna or J&J EUA fact sheet.
Current Vaccination Guidelines
Vaccine Consent Form
Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (En Español)
Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine (En Español)
v-safe After Vaccination Health Checker
COVID-19 Vaccines: Know the Facts
|COVID-19 vaccine scheduling information for seniors age 65+||Seniors 65+ can call the senior-specific hotline at 856-249-7007 from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. to schedule dedicated COVID-19 vaccine appointments
Seniors 65+ can call Walmart stores directly for dedicated appointments Store Directory.
|Sign up for Vaccine Appointment Alerts from Atlantic Health System.|
|ShopRite Pharmacies||At this time, select ShopRite Pharmacies - including 39 ShopRite Pharmacies in New Jersey and our ShopRite Pharmacy in Pearl River, New York - are working to offer vaccines in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.|
|Now Vaccinating Educators. Rite Aid is proud to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to pre-K to high school educators, school staff and childcare program staff. Schedule & get tested today!|
|Walgreens||To schedule an appointment over the phone, call your local Walgreens pharmacy or 1-800-WALGREENS (1-800-925-4733).|
|Walmart||Available at no cost in select locations based on eligibility.|
|Weis Markets pharmacies in New Jersey are administering the Johnson and Johnson one dose, COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 65 and older, paid and unpaid health care workers, first responders including sworn law enforcement and fire professionals, residents and workers of long-term care and high-risk congregate care facilities, and those with pre-existing conditions per state guidelines. Immunizations are by appointment only.|
|NJ Vaccine Scheduling System (NJVSS) - covidvaccine.nj.gov||COVID-19 vaccines are on the way to hospitals and clinics across New Jersey. You can reserve your spot to get a vaccine now by pre-registering here. We'll ask some questions to determine when you are eligible to receive a vaccination.|
|COVID-19 Vaccine Locations for Eligible Recipients||Appointments are limited. All listed vaccination sites may not have open appointments available immediately. The federal supply of vaccine to New Jersey remains limited. However, this list is updated frequently and new sites will be added continually.|
|Find COVID-19 vaccines near you.|
|Search for available vaccine appointments at locations across the State of New Jersey. Browse the list of sites or search by county by selecting your desired county from the menu.|
|How can I get the COVID-19 vaccine if I'm homebound?||If you are unable to leave the home to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or are the healthcare provider or family caregiver of someone who is homebound, you may request an in-home vaccination appointment.|
Please contact the local health department for the county in which you reside for access to COVID-19 vaccinations.
Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services
COVID-19 Vaccination Planning Q & A
January 15, 2021
Several of the links below will take you to NJDOH sites for updates.
Are two doses required?
Moderna and Pfizer require two doses, Janssen requires a single dose.
Will I get the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine?
Not all sites administer all vaccines, so it is important to check with your vaccination site before scheduling a visit to ensure you are eligible. The County of Sussex is administering Moderna and J&J vaccines (18+).
How do I schedule my second vaccination?
Your vaccination provider will provide your second appointment date and time.
Who and how are priorities set for obtaining vaccinations?
Sussex County receives direction from the New Jersey Department of Health. Review the most current vaccination guidelines.
I have underlying health issues and I am scared about a reaction to the vaccination? What happens if I have a reaction?
Consult your medical provider if you have any concerns or have ever experienced an allergic reaction, even a mild reaction to a vaccination or food. Your physician is the best source of guidance. If you are pregnant or think you might be pregnant, consult your physician. If you are breast feeding, consult your physician. Please do not simply rely upon internet sources. Trained Public Health Nurses are at Sussex County vaccination sites. A protocol for monitoring you immediately after receiving a vaccination is in place. You should anticipate remaining at the vaccination site for 15 minutes and in some cases (if you have experienced past allergic reactions to foods or mild reactions to a vaccine) 30 minutes. The protocol will be explained to you upon arrival. If you have had a significant reaction to a vaccine in the past such as hives, trouble breathing or other symptom, you may not qualify to receive a vaccination through the Sussex County site. Clinics with a higher level of healthcare support are better suited to handle a negative reaction to the vaccine.
How do I get my children vaccinated?
Currently, the Pfizer vaccine is approved for 12 years of age or older while Moderna and J&J are approved for 18 years and older according to limitations assigned by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
Can I just get my vaccinations from my pharmacy or medical provider?
Absolutely. Please review the list of providers above or visit https://vaccinefinder.org/.
A number of links are provided below with additional information. Please spend a few minute reading the data presented by Pfizer, Moderna, the NJ Department of Health and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Links will be refreshed as new date is released.
EUA Moderna Factsheet for Recipients and Caregivers:
Moderna Factsheet (En Español)
EUA Pfizer Factsheet for Recipients and Caregivers:
COVID-19 Vaccines: Know the Facts:
COVID-19 Vaccines: Know the Facts
COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility:
Questions and Answers about COVID-19 Vaccines from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP):
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Vax Matters Newsletter:
Vax Matters Newsletter
Please stay healthy and safe.