Please note this important update from the CDC regarding vaccinations for children 5-11 years old, which are now available through Essex County, as well as additional MediMobile Testing opportunities for the SOMSD community.
- Essex County Vaccination News for children: On November 2nd, the CDC endorsed and recommended that children 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer pediatric vaccine. Please see the Essex County Web page. https://essexcountynj.org/
covid-19-vaccine-locations/ for information on how to make an appointment.
Presently, the Essex County mega sites in Newark, West Orange and Livingston are vaccinating this age group Monday through Friday 4pm to 7pm as well as Saturday 9am to 5pm by appointment.
- SOMSD Additional Testing News: Our District, in partnership with MediMobile (http://bit.ly/C19Test_Vaccine
), will continue walk-in COVID Rapid and PCR Testing on Saturdays from 9am to 3pm at CHS. As the weather gets colder, please go to the CHS Cafeteria, enter from Parker Avenue parking lot.
In addition to Saturdays, MediMobile will test on Wednesday afternoons from 4 pm to 6 pm beginning November 10th at the BOE Building, 525 Academy Street in the District Meeting Room. Walk-in, Rapid and PCR tests are available.
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