National Staffing Associates would like to share this NJ Department of Human Services message with all health care personnel:
New Jersey has experienced over 400,000 positive cases and approximately 16,000 deaths associated with COVID-19. Vaccination is the latest tool in our toolbox to stop the spread. New Jersey is rolling out COVID-19 vaccines step-by-step to serve all who live, work or study in the state.
Beginning in mid-December and continuing into early 2021, vaccine access will be given to New Jersey’s Phase 1A Group: health care workers, who are paid and unpaid persons serving in healthcare settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials. Phase 1A also includes long-term care residents and staff. The Phase 1a definition of health care workers includes all paid and unpaid Home Care Workers, including Certified Home Health Aides, Personal Care Assistants, Private Duty Nurses, In-Home therapists, visiting nurses, and other similar workers like medical day staff.
The following three (3) documents provide additional information about this important topic:
1. Letter from New Jersey Department of Health (Commissioner Judith Persichilli)
2. Phase 1A Factsheet
3. List of current New Jersey Vaccine Sites (subject to