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Atlantic City mega-vaccination site gets Upside Down endorsement

Atlantic City’s vaccination megasite went a little Upside Down this week.Gaten Matarazzo, one of the stars of Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” got his second dose against COVID-19 at the site the Convention Center.An Ocean County native, Matarazzo took to Instagram to share his experience and encourage others to get vaccinated.“Round two! Fully vaccinated!” he wrote, accompanied … Read more Atlantic City mega-vaccination site gets Upside Down endorsement

COVID violations cost Wildwood bar its liquor license for summer

A Wildwood bar won’t be able to serve alcohol this summer after repeatedly violating COVID-19 restrictions.Shamrock Beef and Ale on Pacific Avenue agreed to give up its liquor licens from May 1 through Sept. 30, under a settlement between Alcoholic Beverage Control and Tommy G’s Shamrock LLC, which hold the bar’s license.Castaway’s Pirate Bar and … Read more COVID violations cost Wildwood bar its liquor license for summer

Johnson & Johnson pause postpones new Atlantic City vaccination clinics

Atlantic City will postpone its move to offer weekly vaccination appointment to residents.The vaccinations that were to be offered at the All Wars building every Tuesday will not begin as planned after the FDA paused the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine that was being offered.The move also has AtlantiCare canceling all their scheduled Johnson & … Read more Johnson & Johnson pause postpones new Atlantic City vaccination clinics

Atlantic City vaccination site scheduling 31,000 first-dose appointments

Atlantic County’s vaccination mega-site will book 31,000 first-dose appointments over three days this week.Online scheduling for the site at the Atlantic City Convention Center will start at 3 p.m. Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Saturday, AtlantiCare announced.Those wishing to participate should make sure they first have an account, which can be created at … Read more Atlantic City vaccination site scheduling 31,000 first-dose appointments

Racial, income disparity in COVID vaccine, Stockton poll finds

A majority of racial and ethnic minorities and lower-income residents of New Jersey want a COVID-19 vaccine, but report getting vaccinated at half the rates of white and more affluent residents of the state, according to a Stockton University Poll released today.At least 80 percent of all respondents see the virus as a major concern … Read more Racial, income disparity in COVID vaccine, Stockton poll finds