Vaccinations

Now Administering Pfizer 6 months – 4 years old and Moderna 6 months – 5 years old

Second Booster Guidance

Johnson & Johnson (Janssen Vaccine)

  • People ages 18–49 years who are not moderately or severely immunocompromised and who received Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine as both their primary series dose and booster dose may receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first Johnson & Johnson booster dose.

Moderna and Pfizer (mRNA Vaccines)

  • Pfizer – People aged 12 and older who are moderately or severely immunocompromised may choose to receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first booster dose.
  • Moderna and Pfizer – Anyone 5+ is eligible to get a first booster 5 months after their primary series. (Pfizer Peds 5-11 , Pfizer 12+, Moderna 18+, J&J 18+)
  • Moderna – People aged 18 and older who are moderately or severely immunocompromised may choose to receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first booster dose.
  • Moderna and Pfizer – Adults ages 50 years and older who are not moderately or severely immunocompromised may choose to receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first booster dose

Union County Managed Vaccination Sites

Those under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Identification must be presented for both the parent/legal guardian and the child receiving the vaccination. Those under 18 years old are required to fill out a consent form. This form is also provided on-site. Please note an update to hours of operations below.

New Eligibility – 6 Months 4 years old – Available Tuesdays

Appointments are Required

Warinanco Ice Skating Center in Roselle

  • Tuesdays
    • 8:30am – 12:30pm
    • 3:00pm – 7:00pm
    • Moderna 6 months to 5 years old
    • Pfizer 6 months to 4 years old
  • Thursdays
    • 3:00pm – 7:00pm
    • Pfizer 5 years and older
    • Moderna 18 years and older
    • J&J 18 years and older
  • GPS Link

Downs Hall at Kean University in Union

  • Fridays
    • 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    • Last day of operations Friday, June 24th
  • Pfizer 5 years and older
  • Moderna 18 years and older
  • J&J 18 years and older
  • GPS link
  • Helpful map

Plainfield High School in Plainfield

  • Saturdays
    • 9:00 am to Noon
  • Closed on Saturday, June 25th
    • Please utilize the County walk-up the same day (information below)
    • Normal operations resume Saturday, July 2 nd
  • All formulations offered
  • Boosters available
  • GPS Link

Mobile Operations – Traveling around the County

Saliva testing are available at our mobile sites

Bayway Family Success Center

  • Walk-up
  • Wednesday, June 22nd
  • 3pm – 5pm
  • 10 First Street in Elizabeth
  • Pfizer 12+
  • Moderna 18+
  • J&J 18+
  • No peewee formulations offered

County Food Distribution

  • Walk-up
  • Saturday, June 25th
  • Starts at 10am
  • Gerald B. Green Plaza in Plainfield
  • Pfizer 12+
  • Moderna 18+
  • J&J 18+
  • No peewee formulations offered

Need Assistance or want to speak with Someone?

The County of Union Covid-19 Vaccination and Testing hotline provides assistance in making and managing appointments for our County residents.

Open

Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Closed

Saturday, Sunday and Federal Holidays

Age Requirements for Vaccinations

Those under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Providing forms of identification are preferred, but not required for both the parent/legal guardian and the child receiving the vaccination.

Please bring your vaccination cards if you are receiving your second, third or booster shots.

Pfizer

  • 6 months or older
  • Those under 18 will need to fill out a consent form

Moderna

  • 6 months to 5 years old
  • Those under 18 will need to fill out a consent form

Johnson and Johnson

  • 18 years and older

Vaccines for Home Bound Residents

Union County residents who are home bound or have difficulty leaving their home can use a new toll-free number to make an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccination at home. The number to call is 1-833-256-2478, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The service is available to all home bound Union County residents free of charge, as part of the Union County Commissioner Board’s efforts to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines reach every household in the community  as quickly as possible. There is no income eligibility cutoff. The home vaccination service is offered by the Commissioner Board through the firm Mobile Medical Services & Technology. Mobile Medical Services currently provides a choice of all three vaccines approved for use in the United States: Pfizer (ages 12 and older), Moderna (ages 18 and older), and Johnson & Johnson (ages 18 and older).

Residents can also contact Mobile Medical Services by email at vaccine@mmst.io to request a callback for an appointment. In addition, residents can call 1-833-256-2478 during off-hours to leave a voice message requesting a callback. Messages are returned on the following business day.

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