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 [email protected], 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 to receive the vaccine at our County site in Kearny, NJ.
  • State – Register at 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).