COVID-19 vaccination clinic helps residents with autism

Special clinic is designed to minimize the stress of getting vaccinated

Getting a COVID-19 vaccination is tough enough in New Jersey, but for some of the 140,000 residents on the autism spectrum, noisy crowds at a regular vaccination clinic can cause anxiety-driven meltdowns.

Autism NJ partnered with the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey to create a special vaccination experience designed to minimize the stress of getting vaccinated. It’s fast, easy and aimed at protecting some of the most vulnerable members of our community.

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