NJ Updates: Vaccines are here for children ages 5-11.

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Updated COVID-19 Information

State of New Jersey

NJ COVID-19 Updates and More

Do you have questions about when and where you can receive the COVID-19 vaccine, mask requirements, or how to get a COVID-19 test? The State of New Jersey offers up-to-date information, resources, and guidance at our COVID-19 Information Hub.

5- Through 11-Year-Olds Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID Vaccine

Children ages 5 to 11 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and are encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible, following the authorization and recommendation of the vaccine by the FDA and CDC.

The pediatric Pfizer vaccine is administered as a two-dose vaccine, three weeks apart, at a lower dose than the dosage for those ages 12 and older.

Find vaccination locations with pediatric doses at covid19.nj.gov/finder, labeled with “Min. age: 5 years.”

Vaccine Eligibility

Open Enrollment Is Here For GetCoveredNJ

Health Insurance

Open enrollment at Get Covered New Jersey, the State’s health care exchange, started November 1st. New Jersey and the federal government are offering record levels of financial help to lower the cost of health insurance. 90 percent of enrollees qualify for savings and many can find a plan for $10/month or less. Remember to sign up for coverage by December 31st to ensure that you are covered for the new year. Open enrollment ends January 31, 2022. 

Visit getcovered.nj.gov today to browse, shop, compare, and save on quality, affordable health insurance today.


Find Vaccine and Testing Locations Near You

Vaccine Locations

Over 6 million individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated!

Everyone 12 or older can receive the COVID-19 vaccine for free. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and highly effective at preventing you from getting sick.

Testing is available to everyone in New Jersey. It is quick and easy. You don’t need insurance and free testing is available.

Vaccine Finder

Download Docket for Mobile Vaccine Records

Iphone in Hand

Docket is a mobile app 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 have lost it, you can easily access your record through the app to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, as needed.

The Docket app is now available in the App store or on Google Play.

Docket App

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