Welcome to the Health Office
Hello to the students, families, staff and community of Midland School.
I hope everyone continues to be well and safe.
My website is a way for me to share information with you regarding the coronavirus and ways to stay safe and healthy
Please also click on the link on the left "Covid Resources" for more information and resources regarding Covid-19
May 13, 2021
Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Approved For Those 12 Years and Older
May Regional Mobile COVID Testing and Vaccinations
**COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing and Travel Information**
Click Here for NJDOH's Updated Travel Guidelines
Bergen New Bridge Now Accepting Walk-Ups for the Moderna Vaccine
MayTesting at the BCC Testing Site
Testing Dates: Tuesday, May 4th and Thursday May 6thWe must remain diligent about slowing the spread of COVID-19. Do not hesitate to get tested! COVID-19 drive-thru testing at Bergen Community College (400 Paramus Road, Paramus - Lot A) resumes TOMORROW. This test site offers COVID-19 Nasopharyngeal Diagnostic PCR tests, providing results in approximately 48 hours. Testing is available to all County residents at no out-of-pocket cost, regardless of health insurance status.Residents must schedule their test through an online portal at www.BergenCovidTesting.com.YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER... NO WALK-UPS AVAILABLETuesday, May 4th (8:30AM-12PM)Thursday, May 6th (8:30AM-12PM)Please remember to bring a form of identification, proof of Bergen County residency, and insurance card if applicable.For information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit www.BergenCovidVaccine.comIt is important to continue practicing cautionary measures including wearing a mask when going out, keeping social circles small, and getting tested, especially if you have been exposed to larger group settings.
Residents must schedule the test through an online portal: Testing Portal
Click Here for Vaccination Locations in the State of NJ (by County)-updated 4/1/2021
Click Here for the Latest Vaccine Eligibiltiy Info from the NJ Information Hub
Click Here for a Video that Explains Vaccine Safety and Side Effects
**New Information from the CDC as of 4-2-2021**
Click Here for "When You Have Been Fully Vaccinated: How to Protect Yourself and Others"
**New Information as of 3-2-2021**
Click Here for Information from the CDC about Viral Vector COVID-19 Vaccines (the Johnson & Johnson vaccine)
Click Here for Information from Hackensack Meridian Health about the 3 Different COVID-19 Vaccines
Beginning Monday, April 5th
**New Vaccine Eligibility **
Beginning April 19th the Following Categories are Eligible for Vaccination
To register for the COVID-19 vaccine visit this site: covidvaccine.nj.gov
From the New Jersey Department of Health:
If you experience an error or need support with the New Jersey vaccine scheduling system, you can complete and online form at: covid19.nj.gov/vaccinehelp
In addition, you can call 855-568-0545. Live operators are available for phone support regarding vaccine applications and scheduling.
I have created a document with some answers to questions you may have and I have provided many links to sources for further information.
Please click HERE for the document
Please check back regularly for updated information
Click on the link above to view my video presentation that reviews Covid-19 school procedures
**Please note that according to Midland School's Restart Plan , a student must be fever-free for 72 hours,
without the use of fever-reducing medication, before returning to school. The presentation states 24 hours.**