The Atlantic County COVID-19 Vaccination Megasite is now scheduling appointments to vaccinate everyone 16 and older effectively immediately.

Gov. Murphy has opened the vaccinations to anyone 16 and older as of April 19.

A source at the Atlantic City Megasite tells us that thousands of doses of the vaccine are available now for anyone wanting one.

The Atlantic County COVID-19 Vaccination Megasite will provide a welcome solution to individuals frustrated with long waits by filling thousands of vaccination appointments daily—some of them currently available on the same day—at the Atlantic City Convention Center.

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AtlantiCare, which operates the site in collaboration with the state of New Jersey, the New Jersey National Guard, and Atlantic County, anticipates slots filling up quickly and encourages individuals and families to schedule their vaccine appointments immediately at vaccination.atlanticare.org.

Since opening on January 22, the Megasite has administered more than 169,500 vaccines, demonstrating extraordinary efficiency and operational integrity that is making a difference to residents throughout the state.

The Atlantic County COVID-19 Vaccination Megasite is open at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Appointments are required. Anyone under age 18 wishing to be vaccinated must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.

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