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Having trouble getting vaccinated for COVID-19?
« on: March 08, 2021, 08:25:52 PM »
Me too................until I saw this on hackensack.org:

Attention Hackensack Residents
Hackensack Health Department has requested Covid-19 Vaccine from the State DOH and is planning several small clinics for Hackensack eligible residents
If you have not been able to schedule a Covid-19 vaccine and are an eligible resident:
Email- Health@hackensack.org with your name, address, phone number, and date of birth
If you do not have access to the internet Call- 201-646-3967



I emailed them last Thursday, March 4, and got a call today for an appointment to be vaccinated this Thursday morning with the Moderna vaccine at the Health Department office at City Hall.

I've been on the State list for almost 2 months and got nothing. Hackensack came through in 1 week.

If you're eligible, take advantage of this.




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Re: Having trouble getting vaccinated for COVID-19? I got mine.
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2021, 02:20:00 PM »
This was an absolute breeze compared with the long lines of cars and people you see on TV waiting for hours to get their COVID shots. I walked into the Civic Center, minor paperwork at 3 stations took 5 minutes, got my shot and a card for my second Moderna shot at the same time on April 8, sat in the 15-minute waiting area to make sure there were no adverse reactions and left. The whole thing took less than 25 minutes and 15 of that was spent in the after-shot waiting area, where a couple of ladies saw me taking pictures and asked me to take pictures of them with their phones.

Everyone was very nice and it was almost fun. You'd be crazy to go anywhere else.

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT!

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1. The signs you see upon entry

2. The shot

3. The 15-minute waiting area (this is a photo stitch......you may need to scroll to see it all)

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Re: Having trouble getting vaccinated for COVID-19? - Fully-vaxxed!
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2021, 03:50:02 PM »
It was a little different setup when I returned to the Civic Center today for my second shot. The 15-minute waiting area had expanded and was right up front, facing me as I walked in. There were more people in the room because there was now an added line for the 1-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine and all vaccination stations were now against the back wall.

After dittoing the first visit's paperwork, I was told to go to the back right corner. Somebody else put me in the back left corner where I shot:

1. Stitch #1

2. I then noticed I was next on the J&J line, whose station was closest to me and that the Moderna-labled stations were furthest from me. I brought this to the attention of someone, who told me to go across the room to the Moderna line - in the same back right corner I was told to go to in the first place. This was the only - and very minor - misstep in my two visits there.

3, 4. I was greeted by a very nice healthcare worker and explained to her that I needed someone to photograph my vaccination. "No problem", as she went to get someone. While she was gone, I photographed some vaccine bottles and loaded syringes. I assume that the bottom (closest) syringe was for me.

5. The shot of the shot. The young lady who took the photo said she made sure to include the shirt. The woman administering the shot jokingly said she'd keep injecting me with vaccine until we got the right photo. Fortunately, it only took one shot by each of them.

6. On to the 15-minute waiting area. While I was waiting, one of the healthcare workers asked me where I got the shirt because she HAD to get one for her husband. Before I left, I took a 4-image photo stitch of the room. The people standing by the far left wall are on the Moderna line. The man on the far right is on the 1-shot J&J line.

7. Speaking of the 1-shot J&J vaccine, the Health Department has just posted a notice that they have appointments open for that vaccine next Tuesday, April 13. If you haven't gotten your shot(s) yet, jump on this one-and-done opportunity quickly!

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Still need a quick single dose J&J vaxx for full protection?
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2021, 02:55:00 PM »
TOMORROW (April 29, 2021) - WALK-IN (no appointment necessary) to the Hackensack Civic Center (215 State St) from 9am to 12:30pm!

Hackensack Health Department will be providing a walk in Covid-19 vaccination clinic on Thursday, April 29th from 9am to 12:30 pm at the Civic Center, 215 State St. The J&J one dose vaccine will be offered on a first come first serve basis. You must be at least 18 years old to receive this vaccine.

There's no excuse to not be fully-protected.............git 'er done!


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