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BAYONNE OEM COVID UPDATE FOR APRIL 29, 2021

How can I be vaccinated?

Anyone over the age of 16 (Pfizer) or 18 (Moderna, J&J) is now eligible to be vaccinated.  Please go to the Korpi Ice Rink (behind BHS) to receive your vaccine.  You can either call 201-537-4818 for an appointment daily between 9am and 5pm, or you can walk-in without an appointment from 9am to 3pm.  During the week of May 3rd, we will be using Pfizer (age 16 and up).  Please take advantage of this convenient vaccination POD.

Hudson County is vaccinating Bayonne residents at the Hudson County OEM site in Kearny.  You can register for this site by going to hudsoncovidvax.org. 

Covid-19 in Bayonne?

In Bayonne, we have approximately 130 residents who are currently listed as COVID-19 Positive.  These numbers are trending down.  There are eight (8) Bayonne residents who are Covid-19 positive and currently admitted to the Bayonne Medical Center. Please continue to use all safety practices to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.  Being vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself from serious illness, should you contract the virus. Over 30,000 people are now fully vaccinated in Bayonne, with well over 40,000 first and second doses administered here.

Where can I get tested for Covid-19?

There are many places for you to be tested.  The City of Bayonne continues to perform PCR testing at Ahern Veterans Stadium.  This testing is done on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1pm-7pm and Saturdays from 9am-2pm. 

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Bayonne office of emergency management covid 19 update april 22, 2021

How can I be vaccinated?

ALL ADULTS in NJ are eligible to be vaccinated.  Bayonne will be getting Pfizer, increasing our eligibility to ages 16 and over. The Pfizer vaccine will be available on May 3rd, we will continue to use Moderna all next week (4/26-4/30).  The City of Bayonne is vaccinating our residents at the Korpi Ice Rink (behind BHS). You can call our new call center at 201-537-4818 (M-F 9am-5pm) to speak with a scheduler. If you prefer to be vaccinated at the BMC (Moderna), you can leave a voicemail at 201-858-6088 with your name, DOB, and contact number and await a scheduler to call you back.

Hudson County is vaccinating Bayonne residents at the Hudson County OEM site in Kearny.  You can register for this site by going to hudsoncovidvax.org. 

Covid-19 in Bayonne?

There are seven (7) Bayonne residents that are Covid-19 positive that are currently admitted to the Bayonne Medical Center. Please continue to use all safety practices to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.  Being vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself from serious illness, should you contract the virus.

Where can I get tested for Covid-19?

There are many places for you to be tested.  The City of Bayonne continues to perform PCR testing at Ahern Veterans Stadium.  This testing is done on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1pm-7pm and Saturdays from 9am-2pm. 

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BAYONNE OEM WEEKLY UPDATE COVID-19 VACCINATION

Have questions about getting vaccinated in Bayonne?

How can I be vaccinated?

There are numerous options.  The City of Bayonne is vaccinating residents at the Bayonne Medical Center and RWJ Barnabas Satellite Hospital.  You can call 201-858-6088 and leave your name, date of birth, and phone number and someone will call you to be scheduled.  The City of Bayonne is also vaccinating residents at the Bayonne Community Museum each Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  Appointments for this location open each Friday morning (12:01am) at bayonne.mhonsite.com.  Use authorization code: Bayonne21 to start the registration process. 

Hudson County is vaccinating Bayonne residents at the Hudson County OEM site in Kearny.  You can register for this site by going to hudsoncovidvax.org. 

There are numerous private locations now offering the vaccine.  These include: StopNShop, Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, Brockmans, Hudacko’s, RiteAid, and others.

I called the Bayonne number back in January, and I have not received a call yet.  Why is it taking so long?

As stated above, there are thousands of eligible residents.  This process takes time, as we schedule the maximum amount of people that our dosage allotment allows.  Now that there are more options, we expect the rate of vaccinations to increase quickly.  Your patience and cooperation are greatly appreciated!

Where can I get tested for Covid-19?

There are many places for you to be tested.  The City of Bayonne continues to perform PCR testing at Ahern Veterans Stadium.  This testing is done on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1pm-7pm and Saturdays from 9am-2pm. 

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BAYONNE OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IMPORTANT INFORMATION COVID -19 UPDATE

OEM WEEKLY UPDATE 3/25/21

The Bayonne OEM would like the residents of Bayonne to know…

Who can currently be vaccinated?

Healthcare workers, Public Safety Workers, Adults over 65, Any adult 18-64 with a serious medical condition, Teachers/Faculty/Staff of all grades (including PreK and Daycare), transportation workers, and many essential workers.  The NJ Dept of Health and the Governor determine vaccine eligibility.  More people will be added on 3/29. Please go to covid19.nj.gov for the complete list of eligible people.

Who do I contact to be vaccinated?

There are many options.  If you have called (201-858-6088) or emailed (bayvax@baynj.org) to get your vaccine, you do NOT need to do anything else.  Someone will call you to schedule your appointment.  Please be patient as there are thousands of eligible residents on this list.  A scheduler will call each person who has contacted us, however, it will take time as we can only schedule the number of residents that our dosage allotments allow.  Your appointment will be either at BMC at 29 East 29th or the RWJB site at 519 Broadway.

What if I don’t want to wait for a scheduler to call me?

You have many other options.  Mayor Davis and the City Council have just opened a second vaccine POD at the Bayonne Museum (229 Broadway).  Appointments for this site open up each Thursday for the following week. Vaccines are given only on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at this site.  You can register by going to http://bayonne.mhonsite.com.  The entire registration process for the museum is done online.  You can also go the Hudson County site in Kearny.  You can register for this location by going to http://hudsoncovidvax.org.  There are also other locations now offering the vaccine in Bayonne.  They are: Walmart, StopNShop, RiteAid, Walgreens, CVS, and Riverside Medical.  Please go to their websites to register at any of these locations.

I called the Bayonne number back in January, and I have not received a call yet.  Why is it taking so long?

As stated above, there are thousands of eligible residents.  This process takes time, as we schedule the maximum amount of people that our dosage allotment allows.  Now that there are more options, we expect the rate of vaccinations to increase quickly.  Your patience and cooperation are greatly appreciated!

What is the current status of Covid-19 in our city?

The Bayonne Department of Health continues to track all Bayonne residents that are currently positive for Covid-19.  These numbers have been fluctuating over the past several weeks, and we are currently under 200 residents that are Covid-19 Positive.  We are all reminded to continue to practice the safety tips that have been in place to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.

Where can I get tested for Covid-19?

There are many places for you to be tested.  The City of Bayonne continues to perform PCR testing at Ahern Veterans Stadium.  This testing is done on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1pm-7pm and Saturdays from 9am-2pm. 

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BAYONNE COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 11, 2020

COVID CASES CONTINUE TO DECLINE IN BAYONNE

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency. All efforts are now geared towards the vaccination process for our residents.   

The Vaccination Rollout for New Jersey is currently in Phase 1A.  Any healthcare worker, first responder, senior over 65, teachers/faculty/staff for K-12, some essential workers, and anyone 18-64 with a serious medical condition is currently qualified to be vaccinated at this time.

  • Bayonne – Call 201-858-6088 or send email to bayvax@baynj.org, leave your name, date of birth, and contact number.  A scheduler will call you.  Please do not call or email multiple times and please be patient, as it may take several weeks for an appointment.  Your vaccine may be given at BMC, RWJB (519 B’way) or the Bayonne Museum (229 B’way).   Please do not call the hospital or city hall to find your place on the list or to ask to be moved to the front of the line.
  • Hudson County – Register at www.hudsoncovidvax.org to receive the vaccine at our County site in Kearny, NJ.
  • State – Register at www.covidvaccine.nj.gov to receive the vaccine at one of the State of New Jersey mega-sites.
  • Private Sites – You can be vaccinated at the RiteAid (1097 B’way), Riverside Medical (432 B’way) and StopNShop (Lefante Way Shopping Center), WalMart (Bayonne Crossing Shopping Plaza).  Please go to their websites to register.

Covid-19 Prevention – Positive cases of the coronavirus continue to decline in Bayonne.  Eleven (11) Covid-Positive residents are presently admitted to BMC.  A new testing site has opened at Ahern Veterans Stadium. Tues/Thur 1pm -7pm and Sat 9am-2pm. NO Appointment needed. This test is PCR, it is free for those without insurance, and you can stay in your vehicle (if you drive). 

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BAYONNE COVID-19 UPDATE MARCH 4, 2021

  • POSITIVE CASES CONTINUE TO DECLINE IN BAYONNE

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THE VACCINATION IN BAYONNE

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency. All efforts are now geared towards the vaccination process for our residents.   

The Vaccination Rollout for New Jersey is currently in Phase 1A.  Any healthcare worker, first responder, senior over 65, or anyone 18-64 with a serious medical condition is qualified to be vaccinated at this time.

  • Bayonne – Call 201-858-6088 or send email to bayvax@baynj.org, leave your name, date of birth, and contact number.  A scheduler will call you.  Please do not call or email multiple times and please be patient, as it may take several weeks for an appointment.  Please do not call the hospital or city hall to find your place on the list or to ask to be moved to the front of the line.
  • Hudson County – Register at www.hudsoncovidvax.org to receive the vaccine at our County site in Kearny, NJ.
  • State – Register at www.covidvaccine.nj.gov to receive the vaccine at one of the State of New Jersey mega-sites.
  • Private Sites – You can be vaccinated at the RiteAid (1097 B’way), Riverside Medical (432 B’way) and StopNShop (Lefante Way Shopping Center).  Please go to their websites to register.

Covid-19 Prevention – Positive cases of the coronavirus continue to decline in Bayonne.  We have less than 130 residents currently positive and 16 Covid-Positive residents are presently admitted to BMC.  A new testing site has opened at Ahern Veterans Stadium. Tues/Thur 1pm -7pm and Sat 9am-2pm. NO Appointment needed. This test is PCR, it is free for those without insurance, and you can stay in your vehicle (if you drive).  You can do either saliva or nasal test.

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bayonne COVID-19 UPDATE 2/11/2021

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency. All efforts are now geared towards the vaccination process for our residents.   

To date, just under 5.000 Bayonne residents have received the Covid-19 vaccination (either at BMC, HC/Kearny, or RWJB). 

The Vaccination Rollout for New Jersey is currently in Phase 1A.  Any healthcare worker, first responder, senior over 65, or anyone 16-64 with a serious medical condition is qualified to be vaccinated at this time.

Anyone in Phase 1A who wants to be vaccinated can choose among four paths.  Please note that your second shot must be given at the same location of your first shot.

  • Bayonne – Call 201-858-6088 or send email to bayvax@baynj.org, leave your name, date of birth, and contact number.  A scheduler will call you.  Please do not call or email multiple times and please be patient, as it may take several weeks for an appointment.  Please do not call the hospital or city hall to find your place on the list or to ask to be moved to the front of the line.
  • Hudson County – Register at www.hudsoncovidvax.org to receive the vaccine at our County site in Kearny, NJ.
  • State – Register at www.covidvaccine.nj.gov to receive the vaccine at one of the State of New Jersey mega-sites.
  • RiteAid/CVSThese pharmacies are now vaccinating people.  You can make an appointment by visiting their websites.

Covid-19 Prevention – Positive cases of the coronavirus continue to decline in Bayonne.  We have less than 400 residents currently positive and only 9 Covid-positive residents are presently admitted to BMC.

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bayonne covid 19 update for 2/4/2021

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency. All efforts are now geared towards the vaccination process for our residents.   

The Vaccination Rollout for New Jersey is currently in Phase 1A.  Any healthcare worker, first responder, senior over 65, or anyone 16-64 with a serious medical condition is qualified to be vaccinated at this time.

Anyone in Phase 1A who wants to be vaccinated can choose among three paths.  Please note that your second shot must be given at the same location of your first shot.

  • Bayonne – Call 201-858-6088 or send email to bayvax@baynj.org, leave your name, date of birth, and contact number.  A scheduler will call you.  Please do not call or email multiple times and please be patient, as it may take several weeks for an appointment.  Please do not call the hospital or city hall to find your place on the list or to ask to be moved to the front of the line.
  • Hudson County – Register at www.hudsoncovidvax.org to receive the vaccine at our County site in Kearny, NJ.
  • State – Register at www.covidvaccine.nj.gov to receive the vaccine at one of the State of New Jersey mega-sites.

Covid-19 Prevention – The current COVID-19 positive case count in Bayonne has been decreasing over the last few weeks, as evidenced by an increase of only 194 new cases this week (contrasted by ~350 – ~400 new cases a week for the last several weeks).  Our current Covid-19 Positive Resident count is down to approximately 400.  Please continue to practice “Covid-Sense” in all you do. Please get vaccinated whe

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BAYONNE COVID-19 UPDATE FOR 1/14/2021

Mayor Davis has informed us of the passing of a 46yr old male who also tested positive for COVID-19.  On behalf of all of Bayonne, the Mayor sends his condolences to the family of this resident.

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 467*

  • The number above reflects the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.

OEM UPDATE:  To date, 4,277 Bayonne residents have tested positive for COVID-19, regardless of where that test was given. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 93 Bayonne residents have died due to Coronavirus-related illnesses. 3,717 residents have recovered to date (discontinued isolation per CDC guidelines).  There are currently 12 Covid-19 Positive Bayonne residents that are admitted to Bayonne Medical Center.  Please see Mayor Davis’ weekly video update for latest information.

VACCINE UPDATE: NJ has moved all seniors (65+) and anyone 16-64 with serious health conditions into Phase 1A.  Any Bayonne resident that is in Phase 1A can register to be vaccinated at our County Vaccination Site in South Kearny by going to www.hudsoncovidvax.org/vax/registration.

Any resident in Phase 1A that wants to be vaccinated in Bayonne can either call 201-858-6088 or email at bayvax@baynj.org to be placed on the list.  Someone will call you to schedule appointment at BMC when more vaccine becomes available.

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COVID 19 UPDATE FOR BAYONNE THIS WRITER IS ONE OF THEM WHO HAS IT

For months I have been posting these updates for the City of Bayonne never thinking that I too would become a statistic, today I am with COVID-19 and asking all my friends in Bayonne and Hudson County to please take these directives from your Mayor’s and the OEM serious. Wear a mask, social distance and wash your hands.

COVID-19 UPDATE 11/5/2020 BAYONNE

Mayor Davis has informed us of the passing of an 67yr male, who also tested positive for COVID-19.  This passing is the 80th in Bayonne since the beginning of the pandemic.  Mayor Davis extends his condolences, on behalf of all of Bayonne, to the family of this man.

Under the direction of Mayor Davis, OEM provides weekly updates on the status of Bayonne in relation to the COVID-19 Health Emergency.

Bayonne Residents CURRENTLY Positive – 112*

OEM UPDATE:  To date, 1,697 Bayonne residents have tested positive for COVID-19, regardless of where that test was given. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 80 Bayonne residents have died due to Coronavirus-related illnesses. 1,505 residents have recovered to date (discontinued isolation per CDC guidelines). As the numbers continue to rise, we urge everyone to please continue good hygiene, practice personal responsibility and social distancing.  The State of NJ still requires masks to be worn inside businesses and whenever social-distancing cannot occur.

  • The number above reflects the Bayonne residents that are CURRENTLY COVID-19 Positive.

BMC UPDATE: There are currently five (5) Bayonne residents with COVID-19 admitted in the Bayonne Medical Center.

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