Vaccine Information

COVID-19 vaccinations are open to New Jersey residents.

The vaccination center for Millburn residents who register to receive the vaccine through Essex County is at Livingston Mall in the former Sears building, located at 112 Eisenhower Parkway in Livingston.  The center is open as of Saturday, December 26 , Monday to Saturday. Hours vary and an appointment is required.

If you are interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, you must make an appointment. Visit essexcovid.org or call (973) -877-8456 to check your phase eligibility and schedule yours. You may also pre-register for the vaccinations through the State at https://covidvaccine.nj.gov.

The vaccine will be offered at no cost to those who don’t have medical insurance.  Those that have medical insurance will be asked to provide their insurance information; however, there will be no charge for insured individuals. 

Please be advised the vaccine administered at the Livingston center is the Moderna vaccine, which is given in two doses spaced at a minimum of 28 days apart.  At this time, only adults aged 18 and over will be eligible to receive the vaccine.  

State Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline

The NJ COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center is open and operational as of 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 25. If you or someone you know needs assistance in pre-registering or scheduling an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, call (855) 568-0545 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. The State has shared that as of February 9, the Call Center's ability to schedule appointments has been temporarily paused to streamline the system and ensure the needs of callers are met. 

NJ COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center FAQ

Vaccination Eligibility

New Jersey is rolling out COVID-19 vaccines step-by-step to serve all adults who live, work, or study in the state. Vaccination eligibility is based on availability and individual risk. As eligibility expands, the details below will be updated.

It's important to know that the number of eligible individuals will continue to grow, even before those who have been eligible are entirely vaccinated.

Who is eligible for vaccination at this time?

Currently, vaccines are available to the following groups (more details, including exactly who qualifies in these categories can be found below):

  • Individuals age 55+
  • Individuals age 16-54 with certain medical conditions
  • Individuals age 16-54 with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Childcare workers in licensed and registered settings
  • Clergy
  • Communications, IT, and media workers
  • Educators and staff, including pre-K to 12 and higher education
  • Eldercare and support workers
  • Elections personnel
  • First responders
  • Healthcare workers
  • Hospitality workers
  • Individuals experiencing homelessness and those living in shelters
  • Judicial system workers
  • Laundry services workers
  • Librarians and library support staff
  • Long-term care and high-risk congregate care facility residents and staff
  • Medical supply chain employees
  • Members of tribal communities
  • Migrant farm workers
  • Postal and shipping service workers
  • Public safety workers
  • Real estate, building, and home services workers
  • Retail financial institution workers
  • Sanitation workers
  • Social service workers and support staff
  • Transportation workers
  • Utilities workers
  • Warehousing and logistics workers

Upcoming Eligibility Changes

As of Monday, April 19th, all individuals aged 16 and older will be eligible for vaccination.

Visit the NJ State COVID-19 Information Hub for the most recent information on the pandemic and vaccinations.

Insurance Information

Residents will be asked to provide their medical insurance information and their insurance provider will be billed $16.94 for the first dose and $28.39 for the second dose. The vaccine will remain free for patients, while these costs will be passed on to the insurance carrier. While the vaccine is free, if you have insurance you will see it billed. If a resident does not have insurance, the cost of the vaccine will be covered by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Provide Relief Fund. 

For more information about coverage please visit the following website: https://covid19.nj.gov/faqs/nj-information/assistance-and-benefits/is-the-covid-19-vaccine-free-what-if-i-dont-have-insurance