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  1. June 2021 Schedule-2

    Gloucester County June Vaccination Schedule

    The Gloucester County Mega Vaccination site will transition to the Gloucester County Public Works Complex beginning Tuesday, June 1. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Economic Development

    Gloucester County Department of Economic Development will foster public/private partnerships in order to create an environment of sustainable growth. Read on...
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    Shredding Event to be held Saturday, June 19

    (Clayton, NJ) The Gloucester County Board of Commissioner announced that on Saturday, June 19, the county will sponsor the annual Shredding Event at the Clayton County Complex. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Sheriff’s Office

    The members of the Sheriff's Office are dedicated to protecting life and property. We are committed to providing all citizens with the highest quality law enforcement services and strive to perform our duties in an efficient and effective manner. Read on...
  6. Department Spotlight: Red Bank Battlefield

    Located on the waterfront of the Delaware River, Red Bank Battlefield played a crucial role in the Revolutionary War when Hessians attacked Fort Mercer on October 22, 1777. Read on...
  7. Department Spotlight: DREAM Park Boarding and Lessons

    The DREAM Park was created to provide opportunities for those who own horses to have a place to participate in shows and competitions, and also as a place to allow the public to experience the magnificence and beauty of these animals first hand. Read on...
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    GCVTSD/Special Services School District Receives Secure Our Children's Future Bond Act

    The Gloucester County Vocational-Technical School District (GCVTSD) and Gloucester County Special Services School District (GCSSSD) has received funding from the Secure Our Children’s Bond Act grant, announced the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners. Read on...
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    Gloucester County’s Small Business Recovery Grant launches for local businesses

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners is launching the Small Business Recovery Grant in response to the economic hardships experienced by small businesses due to the pandemic. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Summer Programming

    Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Department of Parks and Recreation are rolling out programs all summer long. Read on...
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    Donation at Vaccine Site at Gloucester County Public Works Complex

    On Saturday, June 5, Jace and LJ Hagan donated coffee and donuts to the nurses, National Guard and volunteers at the Gloucester County Public Works Complex. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: GCIA Office of Recycling

    Although the GCIA programs range from providing financing for major projects to operating a first-class Nursing Home and Day Care, we both have the same goal of providing outstanding and exceptional services and value remains constant in everything we do. Read on...
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    Summer 2021 Programs are here- in-person registration June 5

    The Board of Commissioners and the Department of Parks and Recreation will hold in-person registration for their summer camps on Saturday, June 5. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Shelter welcomes new arrivals

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter has animals available for you and your family. Read on...
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    DREAM Park Announces June Programming

    (Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park is hosting many of the top-rated horse shows in the northeast. Read on...
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    WaterFest is on for this weekend- Sunday, June 6

    (Clayton, NJ)—Gloucester County announced that the Annual Gloucester County Water Fest will be held on Sunday, June 6, at Scotland Run Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read on...
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    Gloucester County holds annual Memorial Day Ceremony

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners gathered to honor veterans at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Gloucester County Veterans Cemetery. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Fire Marshal's Office

    The Gloucester County Fire Marshal's Office was created by resolution of the Board of Chosen Commissioners and is part of the Department of Emergency Response. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Shelter welcomes in-person visitors

    The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is now welcoming individuals to the shelter to visit our animals in person. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Sheriff's Office receives donation from Fletcher Cox

    Sheriff Carmel M. Morina presented Philadelphia Eagles player Fletcher Cox with a certificate for his extremely generous donation on behalf to the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office. Read on...
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    Commissioners attend Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

    ?Deputy Director Frank DiMarco and Commissioner Heather Simmons attended the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting held outdoors on Rowan Blvd in Glassboro, Tuesday May 19, 2021. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Gloucester County Library System

    The Gloucester County Library System (GCLS) is a group of individual and interdependent libraries that cooperate through a central administrative body to provide a wide range of library services for eligible patrons. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Surrogate Court

    The Gloucester County Surrogate Court’s goal is to provide professional, courteous, and friendly service to the residents of Gloucester County. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Adopting at the Animal Shelter

    Gloucester County is committed to serving our residents and providing them with the best services we have to offer. Read on...
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    Summer 2021 Programs are here

    The 2021 Summer season is almost here and the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners are excited to announce summer programming. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Office of Emergency Management

    Gloucester County is committed to serving our residents and providing them with the best services we have to offer. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site begins vaccinating individuals 12 and over

    (Sewell, NJ)—Commissioner Robert M. Damminger announces the Gloucester County Mega Site is now vaccinating individuals 12 years old and over. Read on...
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    County Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 30

    (Monroe Twp., NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners will hold the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 30 at 1 p.m. at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: James G. Atkinson Park

    Gloucester County is home to four beautiful parks. This week we’ll be exploring James G. Atkinson Park and all the great things it has to offer. Read on...
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    Register today for Gloucester County EMS Symposium

    Registration for the 2021 EMS Clinical Education Symposium is now open. Read on...
  31. Department Spotlight: Environmental Health

    The Environmental Health division provides technical assistance and enforces public health and environmental laws to ensure the protection of the environment and the health and safety of our residents. Read on...
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    Gloucester County’s Pitman Golf Course is open for golf year round

    Located in beautiful Gloucester County, New Jersey, the Pitman Golf Course offers players of all abilities the opportunity to have a fun and challenging game of golf all year round. Read on...
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    Gloucester County DREAM Park will hold Layover and Learn clinics

    (Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park partners with GEAR to present Layover and Learn on Monday, May 31 and Wednesday, June 2. Read on...
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    Updates at the Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site

    Gloucester County Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger announced updates to the Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site’s upcoming schedule. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Veterans Affairs

    In 2021, we’re continuing these services, events and more and want to educate you on how you can get the most out of living in Gloucester County. Read on...
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  37. Department Spotlight: Social Services

    It is the mission and the responsibility of the Gloucester County Division of Social Services to provide an opportunity for self-sufficiency to individuals and families through economic and social service programs designed for this purpose. Read on...
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    DREAM Park May Events

    (Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park is hosting many “free to spectate” top-rated horse shows and competitions this May. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Picklenic- POSTPONED

    (Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County Board of Commissioners in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation will host “Picklenic,” a special event for pickleball players. Read on...
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    The Whitall House opens new exhibit this Spring

    (National Park, NJ)—The Whitall House will be opening a new exhibit called "Whispers of the Past: Archeology at Red Bank Battlefield.” Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Senior Services

    In 2021, we will be shining a spotlight on our departments and the services they can offer you and your family to get the most out of living in Gloucester County. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Mega Site reaches 100,000 senior vaccinations

    (Sewell, NJ)—The Gloucester County continues to prioritize 65+ individuals at the Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site. As of Monday, April 26, the site has vaccinated 100,180 seniors. Read on...
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    Register today to receive your COVID-19 Vaccine

    The Gloucester County Mega Site is now open to all individuals who live and work within New Jersey. Read on...
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    The Gloucester County Animal Shelter will host Kitten Shower

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced that the Gloucester County Animal Shelter will host a Kitten Shower on May 1, 2021 from noon to 3 p.m. to celebrate the upcoming arrival of new kittens as June is kitten season. Read on...
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    Find your new pet at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is here to help residents find the perfect pet for their family. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Mega Site welcomes walk-ins

    (Sewell, NJ)—The Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site will welcome walk-ins beginning Thursday, April 22, 2021. Read on...
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    Join Gloucester County for Earth Day Celebrations

    In preparation for Earth Day 2021, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners will hold Earth Day Celebrations across the County. Read on...
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    Lose your CDC Card? Here’s what to do

    Gloucester County Mega Site is urging residents who lost their CDC cards to visit the New Jersey Immunization Information System (NJIIS). Read on...
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    Commissioner Heather Simmons urges residents to vote for 2021 Best of Gloucester County

    Gloucester County Commissioner Heather Simmons presented the Proclamation from the County of Gloucester, and a Resolution from the NJ Third Legislative District, to Arctic Wolf. Read on...
  50. Gloucester County will hold Virtual Mega Job Fair and Resource Event

    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gloucester Board of Commissioners, in partnership with the Gloucester County Workforce Development Board, is presenting the Gloucester County Virtual Mega Job Fair and Resource Event. Read on...
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    Keep a look out for Lanternflies this spring

    The Gloucester County officials are asking residents to be proactive and take action against the Spotted Lanternfly. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Mega Site halts Johnson & Johnson distribution

    The Gloucester County Mega Site will be holding all Johnson & Johnson vaccine until further notice. Read on...
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    Trout Season begins at Gloucester County Parks

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Department of Parks and Recreation announce trout season will begin on Saturday, April 10. Read on...
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    Senior Appointments continue to rise at the Gloucester County Mega Site

    (Sewell, NJ)—The Gloucester County continues to prioritize seniors at the Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Shelter announces Bottle Baby Program

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester Country Animal Shelter and the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners are excited to announce the Bottle Baby Program at the shelter. Read on...
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    Spring Festival 2021 to be held at Red Bank Battlefield

    (National Park, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners will hold the annual Spring Festival on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Read on...
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    Best of Gloucester County voting now through July 30

    (Gloucester County, NJ)—With over 100 categories to choose from, Gloucester County residents can vote for their favorite diner, pharmacy, food store, or fitness center as part of this year’s Best of Gloucester County contest. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site celebrates its quarter of a million vaccinations

    (Sewell, NJ)—The Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site reached it’s 250,000 vaccinations milestone on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Read on...
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    Gloucester County launching COVID-19 Microenterprise Grant Program

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners is launching the COVID 19 Microenterprise Business Assistance Program in response to the economic hardships experienced by small businesses due to the pandemic. Read on...
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    An update to Gloucester County’s COVID-19 testing efforts

    (Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County will be operating on a modified schedule due to the upcoming holiday. Read on...
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    The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is seeking donations for kitten season

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is seeking donations to prepare for the 2021 kitten season. Read on...
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    Gloucester County DREAM Park Announces April Schedule

    The Gloucester County DREAM Park is hosting top-rate horse shows and events this month. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Shelter has the pets for you

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open to help Gloucester County families find their new furry friends and is making it more affordable than ever with reduced adoption fees. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Commission for Women announces virtual table talk to honor Gloucester County women

    The Gloucester County Commission for Women is sponsoring a virtual event to mark the Commission’s continuing commitment to recognizing and celebrating the contributions of exemplary women to the essence and fabric of Gloucester County. Read on...
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    Gloucester County opens new Rowan/Ellis Mill Road/ US 322 Connector

    (Glassboro)— Gloucester County has completed the connection of two existing roadways under the CR 641 Spur Phase II project located in the Borough of Glassboro and Township of Harrison, Gloucester County. Read on...
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    Deputy Director Frank J. DiMarco attends Sewer/Water Groundbreaking Ceremony

    Commissioner Deputy Director Frank J. DiMarco attended the Woolwich Township Route 322 Sewer/Water Groundbreaking ceremony that took place on Monday, March 15 at the intersection of US Rt. 322 and Locke Avenue. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Certified Gardener Program helps residents get ready for Spring

    The county offers gardening advice at no cost through the Gloucester County Certified Gardener Program. Read on...
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    Commissioner Simmons honors Richard K. Sallick Advocacy Award winner

    Commissioner Heather Simmons presented a proclamation to Jason Nothdurft- recipient of the Richard K. Sallick Advocacy Award in 2020, the presentation being delayed due to the pandemic. Read on...
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    Weekend tire drop off to be held Saturday, March 20

    March 2021 has been designated as "Tire Amnesty Month" in Gloucester County, announced Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger. Read on...
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    Find your new pet at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open to help Gloucester County families find their new furry friends. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Dream Park offers therapeutic riding program

    (Logan Twp., NJ)—The Gloucester County Dream Park offers a riding program for children and adults with developmental, physical, and mental/ emotional challenges. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s Barn Cat Program is in full swing

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is looking for participants for its Barn Cat Program. Read on...
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    COVID-19 testing continues at Gloucester County

    (Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County has begun operating it’s COVID-19 testing site Monday through Friday. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Fire Marshal urges residents to check their smoke detector

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners encourages residents to use this upcoming change to remind themselves to also check their smoke detectors. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Utilities Authority warns about hazards of flushing wipes

    (Paulsboro, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioner is joining the Gloucester County Utilities Authorities (GCUA) to think before disposing of cleaning materials. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Mega Site opens vaccine eligibility

    (Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County Mega Site will expand its vaccine eligibility beginning Monday, March 15 and again on Monday, March 29. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Shelter has animals looking for forever homes

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open to help Gloucester County families find their new furry friends. Read on...
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    Weekday COVID-19 testing at Gloucester County

    ?(Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County has begun operating it’s COVID-19 testing site Monday through Friday. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site reaches 100,000 vaccinations

    The Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site hit it’s 100,000 vaccinations milestone on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Read on...
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    Gloucester County’s COVID-19 testing continues Monday through Friday

    (Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County will be operating their COVID-19 testing site Monday through Friday beginning Monday, March 1, 2021. Read on...
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    Change your career path with Gloucester County

    (Sewell, NJ)—The Gloucester County Department of Economic Development has developed a survey for individuals that are currently unemployed. Read on...
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    “Missed appointment” notification will not affect appointment dates or time

    (Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County has been notified of individuals receiving “missed appointment” emails early this morning pertaining to appointments they have scheduled for today, Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Read on...
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    Face masks showing up in mail are part of latest scam

    Face masks are showing up in mailboxes even though the recipients are saying they didn't order them. Read on...
  85. An update on Second Doses at Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site

    (Sewell, NJ)—Any individual who received their first dose at the Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site will be accommodated for their second dose at the site. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office nabs #3 on Sheriff Morina’s most wanted list

    (Woodbury, NJ)– Gloucester County Sheriff Carmel Morina announced that Bruce Palmer, #3 on the Sheriff’s Top Ten Most Wanted List, was located and arrested on Thursday, January 28, 2021. Read on...
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    Gloucester County warn residents of stimulus scams

    Gloucester County Board of Commissioners would like to warn residents of future scams of fake claims of offering stimulus payments. Read on...
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    An update from the Gloucester County Mega Site

    On Thursday, January 28, 2021 the Gloucester County Mega Site was operating smoothly with the State’s New Jersey Vaccine Scheduling System (NJVSS). Around 10 a.m., their system glitched and we had to begin operating our backup system. Read on...
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    Update to Gloucester County’s COVID-19 testing efforts

    (Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County will be operating their COVID-19 testing site two days a week as of January 11, 2021. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site has had no appointment cancelations

    Gloucester County’s Mega Vaccination Site has all of its appointments organized and consistent with the number of vaccines we have. Appointments are never scheduled without the vaccines to accompany them. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Mega Site: Update on Second Dosage

    Gloucester County’s Mega Vaccination Site is currently using the New Jersey Vaccine Scheduling System (NJVSS) to schedule all vaccine appointments Read on...
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    Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site: Registration Process

    The Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site has appointments available through January 28, 2020. The state will be releasing appointment times as vaccinations are available. The state mandates vaccine availability. Read on...
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    Commissioner Jim Jefferson attends Habitat for Humanity home dedication

    Commissioner Jefferson attended the Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication for the Abouhali Family Tuesday, January 19 in Woodbury, NJ. Read on...
  94. American Job Center is available to help residents with their job search

    The Gloucester County American Job Center is a dedicated career center for individuals seeking employment service, job matching, interview skills, resume writing, literacy programs and education and training. Read on...
  95. Gloucester County continues to offer COVID-19 testing

    Gloucester County will be operating their COVID-19 testing site two days a week. COVID-19 testing will now take place on Tuesdays and Fridays only. An appointment is required Read on...
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    Update to Gloucester County’s COVID-19 testing efforts

    (Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County will be operating their COVID-19 testing site two days a week beginning on January 11, 2021. Read on...
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    Gloucester County holds 335th Annual Reorganization Meeting

    (Woodbury, NJ)—Gloucester County held its annual Reorganization Meeting where they gathered at the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners for the first time. Read on...
  98. Gloucester County and Camden County Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony

    Gloucester County Honors the 79th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

    Today and every day, we honor and thank those who have served and continue to serve our country. Read on...
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