Covid Vaccine Information

How to Get Your Covid Vaccine

These steps can help you get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Research shows vaccines prevent hospitalization and death due to COVID-19.

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Find general COVID-19 information and resources here

Please note that THT does not provide vaccines or other health services.

Step 1

 

Everyone 12 or older who lives, works or studies in New Jersey is now eligible to be vaccinated.

  • Only the Pfizer vaccine is authorized for individuals 12-17 years old.
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult and have parent/guardian consent.

Learn more at https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/vaccine

For a FREE NJTransit ride to & from your vaccination, visit njtransit.com/vaxride

COVID-19 vaccines are FREE. You are not required to have health insurance. You are not required to be a US citizen.

Step 2

 

Trenton residents
FREE WALK-UP COVID VACCINES  — Pfizer for ages 12+, Moderna for ages 18+ , and J&J for ages 18+ — available at the Medical Home Pharmacy, 828 N. Olden Ave.

  • 9 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday
  • 10 am – 5 pm Saturday

July 

July 26

  • 10 am – 5 pm Millyard Park, 635 S. Clinton Ave., (12+ Pfizer, 18+ Moderna, two shots required; 18+ J&J one shot)

July 27

  • 10 am – 2 pm St. Francis Medical Center lobby, 601 Hamilton Ave. (18+ Moderna, requires two shots)

July 28

  • 9 am – 5 pm CURE Arena, 81 Hamilton Ave. (12+ Pfizer, SECOND DOSE ONLY)
  • 9:30 am – 1 pm Arm In Arm, 48 Hudson St.

July 30

  • 10 am – 5 pm Trenton Farmers Market,  960 Spruce St. (18+ J&J one shot, 18+ Moderna two shots required, 12+ Pfizer two shots required)

July 31

  • 9 am – 1 pm Trenton Fire Headquarters, 244 Perry St. (12+ Pfizer, 18+ Moderna, requires two shots; 18+ J&J one shot)

August

August 2

  • 10 am – 5 pm Millyard Park, 635 S. Clinton Ave., (12+ Pfizer, 18+ Moderna, two shots required; 18+ J&J one shot)

August 3

  • 10 am – 2 pm St. Francis Medical Center lobby, 601 Hamilton Ave. (18+ Moderna, requires two shots)

August 6

  • 10 am – 5 pm Trenton Farmers Market,  960 Spruce St. (18+ J&J one shot, 18+ Moderna two shots required, 12+ Pfizer two shots required)

August 9

  • 10 am – 5 pm Millyard Park, 635 S. Clinton Ave., (12+ Pfizer, 18+ Moderna, two shots required; 18+ J&J one shot)

August 13

  • 10 am – 5 pm Trenton Farmers Market,  960 Spruce St. (18+ J&J one shot, 18+ Moderna two shots required, 12+ Pfizer two shots required)

August 16

  • 10 am – 5 pm Millyard Park, 635 S. Clinton Ave., (12+ Pfizer, 18+ Moderna, two shots required; 18+ J&J one shot)

August 19

  • 4-7 pm St. Francis Medical Center lobby, 601 Hamilton Ave. (18+ Moderna, requires two shots)

August 20

  • 10 am – 5 pm Trenton Farmers Market,  960 Spruce St. (18+ J&J one shot, 18+ Moderna two shots required, 12+ Pfizer two shots required)

August 23

  • 10 am – 5 pm Millyard Park, 635 S. Clinton Ave., (12+ Pfizer, 18+ Moderna, two shots required; 18+ J&J one shot)

August 27

  • 10 am – 5 pm Trenton Farmers Market,  960 Spruce St. (18+ J&J one shot, 18+ Moderna two shots required, 12+ Pfizer two shots required)

For more information:

  • City of Trenton by phone (609) 989-3242 or email covidvac@trentonnj.org
  • City of Trenton Homebound Vaccination Program (609)  815-2556 or email amthomas@trentonnj.org

Want to get vaccinated another day or time?

Call 855-568-0545 or visit covid19.nj.gov/Finder

Need transportation? Call 855-568-0545 or 2-1-1

Step 3

 

Visit a New Jersey vaccine mega-site.

All six vaccine megasites are open for walk-in vaccinations during select times. No appointment needed.

Note: Megasites are preparing to close – plan for second doses accordingly. You may schedule your second dose through the NJ Vaccine Appointment Finder, or visit another walk-in vaccination site.

  • Atlantic County Megasite (Atlantic City Convention Center, 1 Convention Boulevard, Atlantic City): 8 am to 12 pm, Monday to Sunday through June 19
  • Bergen County Megasite (Racetrack at Meadowlands, 1 Racetrack Drive, East Rutherford): 8 am to 12 pm, Monday to Sunday through June 24
  • Burlington County Megasite (Moorestown Mall, 400 NJ-38, Moorestown): 8 am to 12 pm, Monday to Sunday through July 23
  • Gloucester County Megasite (Rowan College of South Jersey, 1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell): 8 am to 12 pm , Monday to Sunday through June 18
  • Middlesex County Megasite (New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison): 8 am to 12 pm, Monday to Sunday through July 17
  • Morris County Megasite (Rockaway Townsquare, 301 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rockaway): 8 am to 12 pm, Monday to Sunday through July 16

Learn more: covid19.nj.gov/vaccine

Step 4

 

Ages 65 and older: If you are 65 or older, you may call a special senior hotline at 856-249-7007 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for help getting a vaccine.

NJ Human Services’ Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communication card checklist to help communicate vital information before receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. To access, visit these links: English Spanish

Senior-Specific Hotline

New Jerseyans aged 65 and older can call a special senior hotline at 856-249-7007 from 8 am to 8 pm for vaccination scheduling support. Dedicated appointment slots are reserved for those aged 65 and older. Appointment availability and scheduling varies by location.

Additional Resources

NEW Health Safety Guidelines

COVID-19 remains a threat, particularly at indoor gatherings with unvaccinated individuals. Local health care providers urge everyone who is not fully vaccinated to wear a mask indoors.

Please follow the safety tips from the CDC and the NJ Department of Health to protect yourself and avoid putting your loved ones at risk.

Trenton Health Team is helping local healthcare providers and community organizations respond to COVID-19. As the situation unfolds, THT and our community partners are sharing information regarding public health efforts and available social services.

Click here for COVID-19 testing information, videos, safety tips for unvaccinated and vaccinated persons

NEW Area Merchant Discounts for Vaccinated Customers

Great news, your vaccination now entitles you to discounts at dozens of area merchants! See below:

Information on COVID-19 Vaccines

Vaccine Q&A Videos

Preguntas de la comunidad y respuestas sobre el virus COVID-19, en español

TrentonHealth Team, LALDEF, Henry J. Austin Health Center y Rutgers University Institute for Health invita a la comunidad de Trenton a una sesión en internet de preguntas y respuestas sobre la seguridad y eficacia de las vacunas contra el virus COVID-19. Estamos especialmente agradecidos a El Latino Spirit. Ver video aquí

Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe & Effective? 1.28.21

Watch video of Q&A with a panel of medical experts and community leaders responding to questions from the community about the science of COVID-19 vaccines, and plans for distribution. Panelists include:

  • Dr. Kemi Alli, Chief Executive Officer at Henry J. Austin Health Center
  • Rev. Dr. William Coleman, Minister for Health at Shiloh Baptist Church and Vice President for the Health Ministry Association
  • Carolyn Lewis-Spruill, NP Capital Health System, former Director of City of Trenton Health and Human Services
  • Dolores Conover, M.S. Biochemistry
  • Dr. XinQi Dong, director Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.

What’s NJ’s vaccine message? We hear your frustration, but better times are ahead

Health commissioner Judy Persichilli headlined an NJ Spotlight News roundtable on the vaccine. Here are the highlights

Info for Healthcare Providers

New Jersey is calling on retired health care professionals with vaccination skills to volunteer with the New Jersey Medical Reserve Corps.

Register today: njlmn.njlincs.net

From NJ Department of Health:

Vaccine Approval Process (ASTHO)

Infographic: COVID-19 Vaccine Approval Process (www.covidvaccineanswers.org)

EUA Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers 

Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit

COVID-19 Provider Checklist

Flyers to Promote Vaccination (CDC): 

CDC COVID-19 Vaccination: Training and Education Materials

Understanding COVID-19 Vaccine: Information for Health Care Workers

CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit

Healthcare Provider Education for COVID-19 Vaccines