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Anyone over 16 in NJ can now get COVID vaccine

Gov. Phil Murphy, University Hospital President and CEO Dr. Shereef Elnahal, Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Dean Dr. Robert Johnson and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. visit and inspect University Hospital's COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Newark on Dec. 15, 2020.. - EDWIN J. TORRES

Expanding eligibility is a key step in the governor's goal to fully vaccinate 4.7 million residents by June 30, a threshold he argues is vital to building widespread resistance against the virus. As of April 18, the state put 6 million shots in people's arms, with nearly 2.5 million people fully vaccinated.

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