My daughter got her first vaccine this past Friday. I believe it was one of the first days it was available to the 11 year olds. She just missed the cutoff with the first round. I wanted to let you know how it went in case you are about to do the same with your little one.
Yesterday the NJ Chamber of Commerce announced it is mandating its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and they are requiring attendees of all in-person events to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test before being allowed to participate. The Chamber is urging all employers to do the same.
Two Jersey Shore Allergists with Hackensack Meridian Health, Dr. Bruce Decotiis and Dr. Chirag Patel, are encouraging you to get vaccinated if you haven't already and they have reasons, evidence, ways of calming your fears and concerns.
You can feel it in the air...every year as we get closer to fall and our kids get ready to go back to school, there is an energy of preparation, nerves, excitement and of course glowing-white back to school sneakers. This year there's more, there is a heaviness hanging over us as we wait for an announcement that will spark much controversy. Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to announce a mandate which will enforce all New Jersey teachers getting vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to school.