By: Follow South Jersey Staff
NORTHFILED, N.J. — Several new child vaccination clinics provided by the Atlantic County Division of Public Health are now offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months to 18 years.
The free child vaccination clinics will be held each Thursday, beginning June 30, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 201 S. Shore Road in Northfield and the first Thursday of each month, beginning July 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at 310 Bellevue Avenue in Hammonton. Appointments are required for these child vaccination clinics and can be made by calling (609) 645-7700, ext. 4500.
An additional child vaccination clinic will be held on Monday, July 11, 10 am to 12 noon, in Atlantic City at the All Wars Memorial Building, 1510 Adriatic Avenue. Appointments are not required for this clinic.
All child vaccination clinics will include the recently approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for ages 6 months to 4 years. The vaccine is provided in a primary series of three doses in which the initial two doses are administered three weeks apart followed by a third dose administered at least eight weeks after the second dose.
The Division of Public Health will also continue to offer Pfizer, Moderna and J&J vaccines for residents ages 18 and older each Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at 201 S Shore Road in Northfield and the first and third Tuesday of the month, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at 310 Bellevue Avenue in Hammonton. No appointments are needed.
Participants are reminded that face masks are required for entrance to all vaccination clinics as well as proof of prior COVID-19 vaccinations.
COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters for homebound residents are also available by appointment by calling (609) 645-5933.
For more information, please visit the county website at www.aclink.org or call (609) 645-5933.
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