Mayor Healy Announces that Health Department Will Begin Citywide Distribution of H1N1 Vaccine

Vaccine will be distributed for free and on a first-come, first-serve basis

 Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy and the Department of Health and Human Services announced today the citywide distribution schedule for the H1N1 vaccination. Any and all residents wishing to get the H1N1 vaccination will be able to do so at the below indicated clinics, on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Since November, the city Health Department, in conjunction with the Board of Education, has been administering the H1N1 vaccination to our city public schools’ population. The Health Department has also been offering the vaccination at its headquarters at 201 Cornelison Avenue for high-risk individuals.

“The Center for Disease Control continues to recommend that individuals receive the H1N1 vaccination and especially those people who are in the high-risk category,” said Mayor Healy. “We hope that as many people as possible will avail themselves of this free service.”

H1N1 Vaccine Distribution Schedule

 

The City of Jersey City, Department of Health and Human Services will distribute the H1N1 vaccine to residents of Jersey City from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

Wednesday, January 27 – Our Lady of Mercy Parish Hall

40 Sullivan Drive

Wednesday, February 3 – Maureen Collier Senior Center

335 Bergen Avenue

Wednesday, February 10 – Pershing Field Center

201 Central Avenue

Wednesday, February 17 – City Hall Council Chambers

280 Grove Street

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Wednesday, February 24 – Joseph T. Connors Senior Center

28 Paterson Street

Wednesday, March 3 – Mary Bethune Community Center

140 Martin Luther King Drive

For any further information please call 201 547-6800

Between 8:30am and 5:00pm

Saturday Clinics

Saturday, February 27

City Hall

280 Grove Street

Saturday, March 6

City Hall

280 Grove Street

 

 

In the event of inclement weather for the Saturday clinics, please call City Hall Security Desk at (201) 547-4686.

All media inquiries should be directed to Jennifer Morrill, Press Secretary to Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy at 201-547-4836 or 201-376-0699.///

 

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