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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION

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NJ CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) VACCINATION PLAN


 

  • New Jersey Residents are being offered vaccines to prevent Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the emergency use of these COVID-19 vaccines to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 16 years of age and older under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), depending on the vaccine

red arrowPROVIDE equitable access to all who live, work and go to school in New Jersey

blue arrowACHIEVE community protection, assuming vaccine effectiveness, availability and uptake

blue arrowBUILD sustainable trust in COVID-19 and other vaccines

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BOTTLE GRAPHICSTAGE 1 LIMITED DOSES AVAILABLE

  • Healthcare workers who may have contact with infected patients or infectious materials
  • Other essential workers
  • People at higher risk of severe COVID-19 illness (over age 65, underlying health conditions, etc.)

bottles graphicSTAGE 2 LARGE AMOUNT AVAILABLE

  • Remainder of those from Phase 1
  • Critical populations
  • General population

BOTTLE GRAPHICSTAGE 3 SUFFICIENT SUPPLY, SLOWING DEMAND

  • Remainder of those from Phase 2
  • Critical populations
  • General population
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VACCINES AVAILABLE IN NJ
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FAQ GRAPHICFACTS ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINE





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None of the COVID-19 vaccines currently in the United States use the live virus that causes COVID-19.

plus signVaccines do not contain SARS-CoV-2 and cannot give you COVID-19.

plus signCOVID-19 vaccination helps protect you by creating an antibody response without having to experience sickness.

plus signVaccines currently in clinical trials in the United States won’t cause you to test positive on viral tests, which are used to see if you have a current infection.

plus signmRNA stands for messenger ribonucleic acid and can most easily be described as instructions for how to make a protein or even just a piece of a protein. mRNA is not able to alter or modify a person’s genetic makeup (DNA).


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VACCINE GRAPHICBENEFITS OF THE COVID-19 VACCINE









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V-SAFE
PROGRAM

 

 

plus signV-safe is a new voluntary smartphone-based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to check in with people who have been vaccinated to identify potential side effects after COVID-19 vaccination.

plus signV-safe asks questions that help CDC monitor the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.

plus signV-safe also provides second-dose reminders if needed and live telephone follow-up by CDC if participants report a significant health impact following COVID-19 vaccination.

plus signFor more information on how to sign up, visit: www.cdc.gov/vsafe

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VIRUS GRAPHIC
CORONAVIRUS
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