The COVID-19 epidemic has killed over 2,700 people in Essex County, NJ. About 800 of those deaths were our friends, family and neighbors in Newark. There is a mountain of research showing our city’s demographics disproportionally suffer from preconditions that make the virus more severe. For these reasons, it’s imperative Newarkers get vaccinated as soon as possible. Here are links to city, county and state registration sites for the vaccine, use all three:
You might have to keep an eye out for available appointments, but once you’re booked, the process is simple and painless. For the first time in a year, there’s finally light at the end of the tunnel, but we need everyone to protect themselves and their loved ones before we can begin to put this period behind us.
The Board of Editors
Featured image by Melisa Gerecci