IMPORTANT: WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING THE MODERNA VACCINE. PLEASE LOOK FOR UPDATES ON OUR HOME PAGE AND HERE.
COVID-19 Vaccine Overview:
AFC Urgent Care West Orange wants to ensure patients have access to the appropriate resources so they can be vaccinated.
AFC Urgent Care West Orange will provide shots of the Moderna vaccine in the coming days for patients that schedule online. We will provide updates once vaccines become more available to the general public and our digital portal opens for patients.
If you are eligible to receive the COVID vaccine at this time, please use the button above to learn more about the vaccine, phases, safety questions, and more:
COVID-19 Vaccine - New Jersey Phases:
Eligibility Update: April 2021
All individuals aged 16 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine:
As of April 19th the below groups were added to those eligible for vaccination:
All adults 16 years of age or older can get the vaccine at any vaccination center in the state of New Jersey.
COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs:
Q. When is the Vaccine coming?
A. The COVID-19 Vaccine released in late 2020 for select groups and is now releasing in vaccination phases, as stated by the New Jersey Department of Health. Check to see if you qualify for Vaccine sign up based on the current phase at this time by visiting the DOH website.
Q. Who is eligible for the Vaccine ?
A. Right now, patients that are over 16 years of age are able to get the COVID-19 Vaccine. The state of New Jersey has expanded access to all adults for vaccination. If you have questions call our clinic or consult the Department of Health.
Q. What are the policies for seniors?
A. Seniors are currently eligible to sign up for the Vaccine on the sign up portal under phase 1 and phase 2 designation. Seniors that live in nursing homes or have multiple comorbidities are eligible for the Vaccine as well.
Q. Is the Vaccine safe?
A. The COVID-19 Vaccine is the safest way to protect against the COVID virus. Misinformation on social media and other unverified sites can confuse patients, so it is important to consult with your local medical provider about Vaccine safety. Vaccines are the most effective way for communities to build herd immunity against many viruses and diseases.
Q. What do I need to do to get the Vaccine ?
A. Patients need to sign up through the DOH’s online portal if they qualify based on the current vaccination phase. We encourage all potential users to carefully read through each vaccination phase, according to the New Jersey Department of Health guidelines, before inquiring about the Vaccine.
We offer a wide range of common vaccinations for people of every age. For infants, we can provide regular vaccines against diseases like pertussis, hepatitis B, and PCV. For adults, we offer flu shots, and tetanus shots, shingles vaccines, and many more. Contact your local clinic and let us know which vaccine you need.
If you're not in one of the situations listed above, but you still think it might be time for a vaccine, check out the https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/vaccines-age.html to review recommended vaccines for every age group.
Yes, AFC offers several services that otherwise are made available only through an appointment at your doctor's office. Whether you need a regular checkup, vaccinations, or lab work, we're able to provide healthcare alongside your general practitioner, so you never need to go without the services you need.