Hudson County will be opening its vaccine scheduling system at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 12, for appointments at the USS Juneau Center.
The first wave will include 400 appointment slots for Wednesday, April 14.
The county-run site in Kearny anticipates providing roughly 2,270 first doses and a combined total of approximately 4,400 doses this week.
In total, 12,850 doses are being directed to the county and its municipal partners this week by state and federal officials that will be distributed at both the USS Juneau Center and at municipal vaccination sites throughout the county.
Eligible Hudson County residents are encouraged to complete the pre-registration process online by visiting hudsoncovidvax.org.
Last week, Hudson County received its largest vaccine allocation to date. A record 5,266 residents were vaccinated at the county-run site alone with over 15,000 individuals at municipal-run sites.
Those currently eligible to be vaccinated according to the state’s guidelines include healthcare personnel, long term care residents and staff, first responders, anyone 55+, individuals ages 16-54 with underlying health conditions, educators, childcare workers, transportation workers, public safety workers, migrant farmworkers, members of tribal communities, those experiencing homelessness, clergy, communications workers, IT professionals, members of the media, election personnel, hospitality workers, retail finance employees, real estate workers, shipping service workers, social service employees, utilities workers, warehouse workers and more. Anyone over the age of 16 will become eligible beginning April 19. A full eligibility list can be found here.
The Hudson County Vaccine Distribution Center is at the USS Juneau Center at 110 Hackensack Ave. in Kearny. It is a drive-in site.