To help keep patrons and residents informed of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), the Atlantic City Free Public Library has compiled the following guide with all of the most current information and news regarding the spread of this disease and its impact. Included are a wealth of resources for the general public, parents home-schooling their children, college students, and small businesses. This guide will be updated regularly as new information becomes available.
Vaccine Appointment Assistance for Residents 65 and Older
New Jersey residents 65 and older who have been unable to get a COVID-19 vaccine should have an easier time now that appointments are being reserved for them at designated Walmarts and Sam’s Clubs.
In Atlantic County, this includes three Walmart locations in Egg Harbor Township, Hammonton and Mays Landing as well as the Sam’s Club in Pleasantville. Eligible residents may call the stores directly to make their appointments or call the state’s 65 and older hotline at 856-249-7007, available 8 AM – 8 PM daily.
COVID-19 vaccines are on the way to hospitals and clinics across New Jersey. You can reserve your spot to get a vaccine now by pre-registering here. We’ll ask some questions to determine when you are eligible to receive a vaccination. You can pre-register for the vaccine at https://covidvaccine.nj.gov.
The State of New Jersey has established a new, toll-free vaccination hotline to assist residents with general questions about vaccines, identifying whether or not they’re currently eligible for a vaccination, and to help identify vaccination locations.
Call 855-568-0545 for vaccine information in New Jersey.
Here’s how to get an appointment at each site:
Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic County https://vaccination.atlanticare.org/default.aspx
Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment Complex, Bergen County https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/covid19/
Moorestown Mall, Burlington County https://www.virtua.org/vaccine
Rowan College of South Jersey, Gloucester County https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, Middlesex County https://www.rwjbh.org/patients-visitors/what-you-need-to-know-about-covid-19/schedule-a-vaccine/covid-19-vaccine-appointment-request-form/
Rockaway Townsquare, Morris County https://www.atlantichealth.org/conditions-treatments/coronavirus-covid-19/covid-vaccine/schedule-vaccine-appointment.html
City of Pleasantville “Pop-up” Vaccination Site
MODERNA Covid-19 Vaccine
Inoculation Begins March 29th
No Documentation or Insurance Required
NJ Medicaid has announced that free transportation is available to Medicaid beneficiaries who have an appointment for the COVID vaccine. The information is as follows:
AtlantiCare COVID-19 Hotline: 1-888-AtlantiCare (285-2684)
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the Public on COVID-19:
Call (General COVID-19 Questions): 2-1-1 (7a-11p)
Call (Clinical Questions): 1-800-962-1253 (24/7)
Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts
NJ 24-Hour Public Hotline: 1-800-962-1253 or 1-800-222-1222
Mental Health Hotline: 866-202-4357 [7 days a week 8AM to 8PM]
NJ Hopeline: 1-855-654-6735
Child Abuse Hotline: 1-877-NJ-ABUSE
Crisis Text Line: text “NJ” to 741741
Family Helpline: 1-800-843-5437
Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-572-7233
ReachNJ hotline: 1-844-ReachNJ [24-hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week addictions]