Other locations offering the 2023 COVID-19 vaccine can also be found at www.vaccine.gov.*
New COVID vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna and Novavax will likely give protection against the new “Eris” variant, a sub-variant of Omicron, now the dominant strain. All three companies are awaiting FDA approval. The CDC will also decide which Americans would get the vaccine and how often. The newest and latest variant that is being tracked is BA.2.86. For additional information pertaining to this variant, click the link: Risk Assessment Summary for SARS CoV-2 Sublineage BA.2.86 | CDC.
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is constantly changing. For more details regarding new variants, visit: CDC COVID Data Tracker: Summary of Variant Surveillance.
For all additional educational information about COVID-19, please visit: Department of Health | Communicable Disease Service | COVID-19 Vaccination
Information about Vaccine
Vaccines are safe and effective. Because vaccines are given to millions of healthy people — including children — to prevent serious diseases, they are held to very high safety standards.
Click here for more information and downloads about the COVID-19 Vaccine.
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This Week’s Pop-Up Sites:
Individuals eligible for the 2023/2024 covid-19 vaccine may now schedule an appointment at Camden County’s Bellmawr Clinic located at 35 Browning Rd, Bellmawr NJ. Please contact Jamie Klein for scheduling at Jamie.Klein@camdencounty.com. For additional information regarding clinic hours of operation, please visit: https://www.camdencounty.com/service/health-human-services/communicable-diseases/
Individuals 12+ can walk up to flu sites without an appointment. To find our 2023/2024 flu site schedule, please visit: https://www.camdencounty.com/service/health-human-services/seasonal-flu-shots/
*All covid-19 vaccines are free of charge*
COVID-19 Vaccines for Pregnant and Recently Pregnant People
COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people 6 months and older. This includes people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future. CDC also recommends COVID-19 vaccines for infants 6 months and older who’s mother was vaccinated or had a COVID infection before or while pregnant.
For more information click here: COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding (cdc.gov)
Important note: Monovalent mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are NO LONGER authorized for use as boosters in people ages 12 years and older.
- According to the FDA, monovalent mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are no longer authorized as booster doses for people ages 12 and older, meaning monovalent booster doses can no longer be given to people ages 12 years and older, even if the person had not previously received a monovalent booster. People 12 and older must complete their primary vaccine series prior to being eligible to receive the bivalent booster.
For more information and fact sheets visit: www.fda.gov.
COVID-19 hotline: (856) 549-0530
Vaccinating the Homebound:
New Jersey has launched a new process to help individuals who are homebound to obtain COVID-19 vaccination. Homebound individuals or their caregivers can now go tohttps://covid19.nj.gov/
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Lost Your Vaccination Card?
You can access your official immunization record in your MyCooper Account.
Log in to MyCooper, go to the Health tab, choose “Immunizations,” and click on the small printer icon in the upper right corner to access printer-friendly documentation of your official Covid-19 vaccination record.
If you are unable to access your MyCooper account call the Covid-19 hotline at (856) 549-0530 for assistance.
Docket is an app from the NJ Department of Health that makes it easier for you and your family to securely access your COVID-19 vaccination record.
If you don’t have your vaccination card with you or lost it, you can easily access your record through the app to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination as needed.