TESU and Community Partners Host Free Vaccine Clinic

TESU and Community Partners Host Free Vaccine Clinic
University Partnered With N.J. Dept. of Health and Walmart in
Trenton Community Vaccine Event

TRENTON, NJ – Thomas Edison State University, the New Jersey Department of Health and Walmart partnered on Friday, Nov. 19, in conducting a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the university’s Kelsey Building on West State Street. During the event, Dr. Merodie A. Hancock, university president, queued up with other participants to receive her booster shot.

More than 300 vaccines, including the Pfizer vaccine (for ages 5 and older); Moderna vaccine (for ages 18 and older); and Johnson & Johnson vaccine (for ages 18 and older), including booster shots, were administered during the event that was open to the public. No appointments were necessary, no ID or documentation was required, and free transportation was provided for vaccine recipients upon request.

Those interested in similar events are urged to contact the New Jersey Vaccine Call Center 855-568-0545 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily or visit the New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub: https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/finder to find local vaccination centers and to arrange an appointment.

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Suggested photo caption: Dr. Merodie A. Hancock, president of Thomas Edison State University received her COVID-19 booster vaccine during the Nov. 19 public vaccine event at the University as and Judith M. Persichilli, State of N.J. Department of Health Commissioner looks on.



About Thomas Edison State University
Thomas Edison State University provides distinctive undergraduate and graduate education for self-directed adults through flexible, high-quality collegiate learning and assessment opportunities. One of New Jersey’s senior public institutions of higher education, the University offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. Students earn degrees through a wide variety of rigorous and high-quality academic methods that can be customized to meet their individual needs. Identified by The New York Times as “the college that paved the way for flexibility,” the University is a national leader in the assessment of adult learning and a pioneer in the use of educational technologies. The New Jersey State Library is an affiliate. To learn more, visit www.tesu.edu or email admissions@tesu.edu.



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