Hudson Vaccine Center on Brink of 13,000 Total Inoculations, Again Administered 100% of Weekly Vaccine Allocations
County Will Begin Aggressive Education and Information Campaign
KEARNY, N.J. — The Hudson County Vaccine Distribution Center has now administered over 12,985 COVID-19 vaccinations and once again used 100% of its allocated vaccines for the past week. As of Friday, 1,634 individuals received their first dose of the vaccine while an additional 1,343 second doses were administered. To date, 10,441 first doses have been administered and 2,544 individuals have been fully inoculated.
In an effort to continue urging residents to receive the COVID-19, Hudson County will also be launching an aggressive outreach and education plan to encourage residents to schedule an appointment as they become eligible.
“The Hudson County Vaccine Distribution Center is a well oiled machine providing, operating efficiently and effectively to inoculate as many individuals as vaccines received each week,” said Hudson County Tom DeGise. “By working with the Hudson Regional Health Commission and our municipal partners we’ve made tremendous progress in building safer and healthier communities, but our work is far from over. Hudson County is committed to educating, informing and providing everyone with the resources necessary to know this vaccine is safe and saves lives.”
This week, the county-run site will be administering 500 first doses and 2,847 second doses The center is open by appointment only. Eligible individuals can make an appointment online by visiting hudsoncovidvax.org.
About the Hudson County Vaccine Distribution Center: The Hudson County Vaccine Distribution Center is operated by Hudson Regional Health Commission and overseen by County Executive Tom DeGise’s Vaccine Task Force, which includes representatives from the Hudson County Improvement Authority, the Hudson County Office of Emergency Management, County Department of Roads and Public Property, the Hudson County Schools of Technology and the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office. The center is located at the USS Juneau Center at 110 Hackensack in Kearny.