I get a vaccine in Monmouth County?
County operates a vaccine clinic here at the Monmouth County Health Department
in Freehold. Pop up clinics are also available throughout the county during the
month. More information about vaccine clinics offered by Monmouth County can be
Am I eligible to receive a vaccine?
Everyone 6 months or older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in New Jersey and encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
What is the COVID-19 bivalent vaccine?
The bivalent vaccine is an updated version of the COVID-19 vaccine that includes components of the original virus strain and the Omicron variant. Using those components provides broader protection against COVID-19 and the Omicron variant that is currently spreading in our State. More info on the bivalent vaccine can be found on the FDA website here.
Am I eligible to receive a booster dose?
The FDA authorized bivalent formulations of the Moderna (age 18 and older) and Pfizer-BioNTech (age 12 and older) COVID-19 vaccines for use as a single booster dose at least two months after completing primary or booster vaccination.
How can I make an appointment for a vaccine?
The Monmouth County Health Department
Vaccination site is a walk-up facility where no appointment is necessary during
scheduled COVID-19 clinic hours. The vaccination site is open for walk-ins on
Tuesdays from 4-6PM. Testing is also available.
What are the County Commissioners doing to help Monmouth County residents get vaccines?
seniors and individuals with a disability who have appointments for vaccines
can elect to be driven by the Monmouth County Division of Transportation to the
vaccination site by calling them at 732-431-6480, option 1. This service is
available during normal operating hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday
What are the costs associated with getting the vaccine?
There is no cost
to get vaccinated at the sites operated by Monmouth County. Regardless of location, no one should be charged for the vaccine itself. Some independent providers are requesting insurance
information to cover cost associated with administering the vaccine, so check
with them directly if you have additional questions.
Are the vaccines
Many people have
questions about the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.
Getting a vaccine is a very personal consideration. If you have questions about vaccine safety or
effectiveness, it is best to speak with your healthcare provider, review the COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet or call the County Hotline. Remember, before any
vaccine is approved for use in the United States, it must meet or exceed FDA
thresholds to be considered effective. This is true for the COVID-19 vaccines
already approved, and it is true for vaccines that are awaiting FDA review and
What else is Monmouth County doing to help its residents?
Here in Monmouth
County, we're doing our part to help you, your families, our businesses
and our communities get through these challenging times.
- The County continues to offer free COVID-19 testing
for its citizens;
- The County has its own vaccination site up and running, also free of charge;
- We’ve provided more than $48 million in emergency funding to
help small businesses get through this tough time; and
- And we’re providing a wide variety of services through our Monmouth ACTS program to help people
navigate problems with unemployment, childcare and more.
Each and every
day, we’re fighting to make sure Monmouth County gets the resources needed to assist our residents.
Monmouth County Vaccine Locations