Burlington Co. COVID-19 vaccination mega-site closes, transitions to community-based clinics

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MOORESTOWN, New Jersey (WPVI) -- The Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site successful New Jersey closed Friday arsenic wellness officials modulation their absorption to community-based clinics.

The state-run mega-site astatine the Moorestown Mall has administered much than 390,000 shots since it opened successful January.

At its peak, the mega-site administered conscionable nether 6,000 vaccine doses per day.

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"All six mega-sites successful New Jersey are transitioning due to the fact that they person achieved their extremity of vaccinating ample numbers of radical successful a safe, businesslike manner," Dr. Reg Blaber, main objective serviceman of Virtua Health, the wellness attraction spouse for the state-run mega-site, said successful a statement. "The enactment to vaccinate each eligible individuals continues, but present connected a much localized level."

Mega-site unit had a "clap-out" for their last vaccine recipients Friday morning.

Staff and volunteers wertr treated to a luncheon and solemnisation arsenic a convey you for their hard enactment during the pandemic.

"At the aforesaid time," Burlington County Commissioner Deputy Director Dan O'Connell, who is the Commissioners' liaison to the County Health Department, said successful a statement, "we cognize determination are important numbers of radical who are inactive not vaccinated, truthful we privation to punctual them that vaccine remains disposable and that getting the changeable offers the champion imaginable protection, not lone for yourself, but besides your loved ones and others astir you."

The COVID-19 vaccine is disposable astatine much than 20 places wrong 5 miles of the Burlington County Mega-Site alone, according to the State of New Jersey's COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Finder.

Officials accidental the Burlington County Health Department continues to administer vaccine 4 days a week astatine rotating sites. The clinics tally connected the pursuing schedule:

  • Mondays, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., astatine the Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center, 53 Academy Drive, Westampton (drive-thru clinic);

  • Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. astatine the Palmyra Community Center, 30 West Broad, Palmyra;

  • Wednesdays, from noon to 4 p.m. astatine the Weimann Building, 400 Delanco Road, Edgewater Park;

  • Thursdays, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. astatine the Bordentown Township Senior Center, 3 Municipal Drive, Bordentown.

Appointments for the clinics tin beryllium made online utilizing the online registry astatine covid19.nj.gov/pages/finder oregon by calling 1-855-568-0545. Walk-ins without appointments are besides welcome.

All 4 clinics volition connection some the Moderna vaccine and single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Those who person the Moderna vaccine volition beryllium informed of their second-dose date.

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