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First Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine in NJ Administered This Morning at University Hospital in Newark

By rlsmetro on

This morning, Governor Murphy will be Joined by University Hospital President and CEO Dr. Shereef Elnahal, Commissioner of Health Judith Persichilli, and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Dean Dr. Robert Johnson in the state's first vaccine effort to finally defeat the deadly COVID-19 virus that has killed over 300,000 victims nationwide. 

Officials said at 8:00 a.m., the governor and administrators will visit and inspect University Hospital’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

With the shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer, University Hospital has created a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, adjacent to the University Hospital campus in Newark.

Staffed and structured in accordance with guidance provided by state and federal health officials, the clinic has the potential daily capacity of at least 600 vaccinations.

State officials said vaccinations of the first of University Hospital’s 'healthcare heroes' will be administered during the Governor’s visit.