Somerset County Announces 10 COVID Vaccination Clinics for the Week of May 10 Using All Three Approved Vaccines
Somerset County is holding ten open vaccination clinics for the week of May 10 as part of its effort to make it easy for every resident to be protected against the COVID-19 virus.
05/07/2021 11:59 AM
Following the successful pilot of appointment-free vaccination clinics at mobile sites and Rutgers Plaza over the past two weeks, the Somerset County Department of Health is eliminating appointment requirements.
05/05/2021 9:39 AM
Somerset County Expands Appointment-Free COVID Vaccinations to Include Rutgers Plaza Drive-Thru Clinic
The Somerset County Department of Health opened up the Rutgers Plaza drive-thru clinic to any resident 18 years or older who arrives by car from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today through Friday, May 7. The clinic will be providing the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) one-shot vaccine.
05/04/2021 9:01 AM
Somerset County reached a major milestone with 50 percent of adults 18 years or older being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 70 percent having received their second dose, but we need everyone who can to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
05/03/2021 4:33 PM
Somerset County today announced a significant expansion of vaccination appointments at a variety of clinics next week following significantly increased vaccine allocations from the New Jersey Department of Health.
04/30/2021 4:09 PM
The testing site will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
04/29/2021 11:48 AM
The site is open from 3 to 7 p.m.
04/26/2021 12:09 PM
Somerset County is providing free COVID-19 testing for county residents at another mobile test site on Tuesday, April 20, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Somerset County Public Works Garage, North County Facility, 411 Chimney Rock Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807.
04/19/2021 11:40 AM
The test site is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
04/15/2021 1:59 PM
Somerset County Suspends J&J Vaccinations Following CDC/FDA Guidance Regarding “Extremely Rare” Reactions
Following the recommendation of the CDC and FDA to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) one-shot COVID vaccine due to an “extremely rare” complication, the Somerset County Department of Health (SCDoH) is suspending its use.
04/13/2021 10:39 AM
The mobile site is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
04/07/2021 3:31 PM
Somerset County Launches “Pop-Up” Drive Through COVID Vaccination Clinic at Rutgers Plaza in Franklin
Additional J&J One-Dose Allotment from State Department of Health Enable New Clinic
04/06/2021 2:48 PM
Teams Working Throughout County to Vaccinate Those Who Unable to Travel to a Provider Site
04/05/2021 4:06 PM
Walk-ins are welcome from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
04/01/2021 9:18 AM
Pre-registration is not required.
03/24/2021 5:02 PM
Walk-ins are welcome between the hours of 1 to 4 p.m.
03/12/2021 3:56 PM
It's Ground Water Awareness Week March 7 to 13.
03/11/2021 5:02 PM
Somerset County is taking advantage of its first shipment of 700 Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID vaccine doses to ensure seniors who have had difficulty obtaining vaccination appointments are protected during the pandemic.
03/09/2021 2:49 PM
Residents can receive their tests on Friday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
03/03/2021 4:33 PM
All individuals aged 16 or older who live, work, or study in New Jersey are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines.
No Appointment Necessary for Free COVID-19 Vaccinations
Individuals interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine can drive-up or walk-up to any of these upcoming clinics without an appointment.
It is important to note: As demand and supply of vaccine changes, this information is subject to change. Please check back often for the most up-to-date information.
The Somerset County Department of Health is working in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the New Jersey Department of Health, and other federal, state, and local partners in planning for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. For more information on COVID-19 vaccination, please click here.
To find COVID-19 Testing Locations in the Somerset County area, please click here. For further information or questions regarding testing at these locations, please call the facility directly.
Residents can view the Somerset County COVID-19 Information Hub for up to date information and data on COVID-19 statistics in Somerset County. Residents can call 908-231-7111 for a daily automated reading of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) case count in Somerset County, New Jersey.
|COVID-19 Cases||Total Deaths|
*All 21 municipalities
**Confirmed cases of COVID-19 from positive PCR test reports. PCR tests are considered confirmatory tests for COVID-19.
New Jersey case numbers/death totals are from the New Jersey Department of Health website. United States case numbers/death totals are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
As of 5/10/21, 3pm
To find a flu vaccine in your area, click here!
The best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated every year. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get an annual flu shot. Click below for more information on the seasonal flu, ways to prevent the flu, and where to get flu shots in your area!
- The Benefits of the Seasonal Flu Shot During COVID-19
- CDC Preventative Steps
- 3 Actions to Fight Flu
- 3 Actions to Fight Flu – Spanish
- To find a flu vaccine in your area, click here!
Commissioner Director Robinson response to Coronavirus COVID-19
Health Director Reddy gives background on the Coronavirus COVID-19
Namitha Reddy, MD, MPH, Director and Health Officer
|After Hours:||For emergencies, dial 9-1-1|
|Mail:||27 Warren Street, P.O. Box 3000 Somerville, NJ 08876|
|Directions to Somerset County Department of Health|
The Somerset County Department of Health is dedicated to fostering healthy lifestyles and a safe environment through effective leadership in public health, comprehensive planning, development of proactive community partnerships and a continued commitment to public health service. Additionally, SCDOH is the lead agency responsible for countywide Public Health emergency planning and response activities.
SCDOH provides essential public health services to our contract communities including:
- Public Health Administration
- Health Education
- Consumer Health
- Public Health Nursing
- Communicable Disease Control and Prevention
- Maternal and Child Health
- Adult Health Programs
SCDOH also provides and supports essential services throughout the County and the region, including:
- Public Health Emergency Preparedness
- Environmental Health
- Regional Chronic Disease Coalition
- TB Control
Who We Serve:
The Somerset County Department of Health serves as the Health Department to our contracted communities:
- Bedminster (including Pluckemin, Pottersville)
- Bound Brook
- Far Hills
- Franklin (including East Millstone, Franklin Park, Kingston, Middlebush, Griggstown, Little Rocky Hill, Somerset, Zarephath)
- North Plainfield
- South Bound Brook
If you live in any other township, please contact your local health department.