TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — Officials in Trenton are making sure people with mobility issues get their COVID-19 vaccine. Teams of health personnel set out Monday from Mott Elementary School to deliver in-home vaccinations to people in the South Ward area of Trenton.
Officials say the availability of 1,000 one-dose Johnson & Johnson shots makes this program possible.READ MORE: Local Doctor Joins 14 World War II Veterans In Hawaii Visiting Pearl Harbor On 80th Anniversary
“So we’re excited about this rollout that we’re delivering vaccines to the residents of the City of Trenton,” Mayor Reed Gusciora said. ”READ MORE: 3 People Shot Inside Bar In Philadelphia's Holmesburg Section, Police Say
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“This is something that we were hoping to do because we know there are individuals who can’t come to our vaccination clinic,” Dr. Adela Ames-Lopez said. “We wanted to go to them and being vaccinated.”