Additional information about the vaccine to those registered in the NJ Vaccine Scheduling System.

If you are eligible for the vaccine, please keep an eye out for an email notifying you of an available appointment in the Vaccine Scheduling System. If you would prefer to not wait for an appointment through the Vaccine Scheduling System, please find additional information below on other ways to get vaccinated.

News and Updates on New Jersey’s Vaccination Process


Additional ways to get vaccinated

If you are eligible for the vaccine and prefer not to wait for an appointment through NJVSS, there are additional ways to get vaccinated:

You can make an appointment directly with a vaccination location that does not use the Vaccine Scheduling System. Click here to view these locations.

If you are a Veteran or live or work at a VA facility, you may be eligible for vaccines through the VA. Click here to learn more from the VA.


Find out if you are eligible for the vaccine

To find out if you are currently eligible, click here for more information.


Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine becoming available

The State is currently in the process of receiving and distributing its first shipments of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. The vaccine only requires one dose, and will be available at select locations across the state. Click here to learn more about the vaccines available in New Jersey.


Vaccination eligibility is expanding

Pre-K-12 educators and childcare workers in licensed and registered settings are now eligible for the vaccine. Beginning March 15th, additional categories of people will be eligible to book appointments for the vaccine, including transportation workers, migrant farm workers, members of tribal communities, individuals experiencing homelessness or living in shelters, and more. Click here for more information about vaccine eligibility.


Vaccine appointment outreach to those 75 and older

The State’s vaccine call center is reaching out to people aged 75 and older who are registered to receive the vaccine to provide assistance with scheduling an appointment. Click here for more information on efforts to expand vaccine capacity and access.


Learn more about the vaccine and getting vaccinated

If you want to learn more about the vaccines, click here for videos from medical experts sharing important information about the vaccine.

You do not need to have health insurance to get the vaccine. Click here to learn more about getting vaccinated without health insurance.

If you are eligible for a vaccine, you can get one regardless of your documentation or immigration status. Click here to learn more.

It’s important to get your second dose as close as possible to the recommended date. Click here to learn more about getting a second dose.


Find more information

You can visit covid19.nj.gov/vaccine or call 855–568–0545

For weekly updates on COVID-19 news, subscribe to the State’s weekly COVID-19 newsletter

You can also follow @NJDeptofHealth@NJGov, and @GovMurphy on social media

Thank you for your patience, continuing to wear a mask, washing your hands, practicing social distancing, and following public health guidance for everyone’s safety.

Thank you,

New Jersey Department of Health