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Governor Murphy Announces Expanded Vaccine Eligibility

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On March 1, Governor Murphy announced that starting March 15, teachers and childcare providers, among others, will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and on March 29, essential workers will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

On March 15, the following individuals will be eligible to receive a vaccine:
  • Pre-K through 12th-grade educators & support staff, in pre-K through 12th grade settings
  • Childcare workers in licensed and registered settings
  • Public and local transportation workers, including bus, taxi, rideshare, and airport employees;
  • NJMVC staff
  • Public safety workers who are not sworn law enforcement or fire professionals, including probation officers and fire safety inspectors
  • Migrant farm workers
  • Members of tribal communities
  • Individuals experiencing homelessness and those living in shelter, including domestic violence shelters

On March 29, the following essential workers will be eligible:
  • Food production, agriculture, and food distribution
  • Eldercare and support
  • Warehousing and logistics
  • Social services support staff
  • Elections personnel
  • Hospitality
  • Medical supply chain
  • Postal and shipping services
  • Clergy
  • Judicial system

To read the Governor's press release, click here.

For more information, click here.

Should you have any questions, please contact Hilary Chebra, Manager of Government Affairs at  
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