You Can Order Free Covid-19 to Take at Home
Beginning Wednesday, January 19th, you can order free
rapid COVID-19 test kits through the government at the following website www.covidtests.gov
. A total of four test kits can be ordered per household. Orders normally ship in 7 to 12 days. Feel free to share this information with your family members, relatives and friends. If you need assistance to order tests, please email the SOMA Two Towns for All Ages office at firstname.lastname@example.org
and put Help Needed to Order Covid-19 Tests
on the subject line. If you prefer to call SOMA Two Towns to arrange for help, you can reach us at 973-558-0863.
Sunday, January 23rd
Lunar Fest 2022 at The Woodland, 12 pm - 3 pm
The Woodland, 60 Woodland Rd, Maplewood
Ring in the Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Tiger! Enjoy performances by the New York Chinese Cultural Center or a shadow puppet show performed by the Chinese Theater Works. There will be plenty of crafts for the kids to enjoy! And, yes, there will be food vendors too. Maplewood Township COVID-19 safety guidelines will be followed. Masks and proof of vaccination as appropriate for the age group are required.
Get Vaccinated, a Booster, or a Third Shot
County vaccination sites are open on a walk-in basis. If you want to make a reservation you can by calling 973-877-8456. Moderna, Pfizer, and J&J booster (and third) shots are available. Site locations and hours are:
Essex County College, 177 West Market Street, Newark
Former Kmart building, 236 Prospect Avenue, West Orange
Former Sears building, 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston
Adult hours are Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm
Free Rides to Vaccination Appointments
Dial 211 to schedule your ride after making vaccination arrangements!
Do not let transportation stop you and your family/friends from getting vaccinated. Rides are available free of charge to vaccination sites wherever Lyft services are available provided your vaccination site is no more than 25 miles from home. To use this service, you must have a phone that receives and sends text messages. Rides can be scheduled as early as a week in advance but must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of your vaccination date. This program is open to everyone, including people with collapsible wheelchairs and walkers. Personal aides are welcome to ride along.