New Jersey Department of Health Announces Phase 1A of Vaccination Process to Begin FOR HEALTHCARE PERSONNEL
Who are “healthcare personnel” in Phase 1A?
Healthcare personnel are paid and unpaid persons serving in health care settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials.
This includes any type of worker within a healthcare setting. Examples include, but are not limited to:
✓ licensed healthcare professionals like doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists
✓ staff like receptionists, janitors, mortuary services, laboratory technicians
✓ consultants, per diem, and contractors who are not directly employed by the facility
✓ unpaid workers like health professional students, trainees, volunteers, and essential caregivers
✓ community health workers, doulas, and public health professionals like Medical Reserve Corps
✓ personnel with variable venues like EMS, paramedics, funeral staff, and autopsy workers
✓ other paid or unpaid people who work in a healthcare setting, who may have direct or indirect
Please visit COVID19.nj.gov/vaccine site or the link below for more information and to find a vaccination site