The Edison vaccination
mega-site is equipped with 20 vaccination stations and will be open Monday
through Friday from 8am until 4pm. Administration of up to 2,400 Covid-19
vaccinations can occur at the site per day to qualified individuals as per the State’s priority guidelines,
which now include individuals ages 65 and up. The Pfizer-BioNTech
and Moderna vaccines,
both currently granted with Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA, will be
administered at the site. Qualified individuals must pre-register
online for an appointment to receive the vaccine at covid19.nj.gov.
“We are pleased that
Middlesex County has been selected as a vaccine mega-site destination and are
proud to partner with a trusted name in healthcare, RWJBarnabas Health and the
State on this historic effort,” said County Commissioner Director, Ronald G.
Rios. “Our County is fully equipped to provide the necessary resources and
advanced infrastructure to deploy the COVID-19 vaccine safely and efficiently
both at the mega-site and at our own vaccination sites. This vaccine is a
powerful blow to the pandemic, but we need to continue to remain vigilant—by
wearing masks, socially distancing, and maintaining good hand hygiene.”
“We are proud to partner with
Middlesex County and Governor Murphy in standing up this vaccination site here
in Edison,” said Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer
for RWJBarnabas Health. “This mega-site represents the next vital
step in getting this vaccine out into our communities so that we can turn the
corner in this vicious battle against the virus and make our communities
The mega-site is currently
vaccinating healthcare workers, staff and residents of long-term care
facilities, members of law enforcement and emergency responders including
police officers and firefighters. Also included are individuals over the
age of 65 and those with certain chronic medical conditions between the ages of
16 and 64.
Teams from RWJBarnabas
Health, Middlesex County and the National Guard are coordinating efforts at the
site to operate, to staff and to ensure maximum safety and efficiency of the
vaccination effort. Together, over 100 staff members are currently
on-site to provide services including security, registration, vaccination and
Middlesex County Vaccination Center is one of six mega sites in New
Jersey. The other locations include: Gloucester County (Rowan College of
South Jersey in Sewell), Morris County (Former Sears store at Rockaway
Townsquare Mall), East Rutherford (The Meadowlands, opening soon), Burlington
County (The Moorestown Mall) and Atlantic City (The Atlantic City Convention
Center, opening soon).
To schedule an appointment at the Edison Mega-site, please visit covid19.nj.gov. Please be advised that you will not
have the option to select the specific brand of Covid vaccine you will
receive. Vaccines will be determined by the supply that is available.
For more information and resources from the State of New Jersey,
please visit covid19.nj.gov. For general COVID-19 questions, please call 2-1-1. For
medical COVID-19 questions, please call 1-800-962-1253.
For COVID-19 resources and
vaccine information from Middlesex County, please visit www.middlesexcountynj.gov/COVID-19.