The Murphy administration’s long-planned effort to bring COVID-19 vaccines to homebound residents and vulnerable communities has been stuck in low gear. Mobile vaccine units — three vans dubbed “the triplets” by state health leaders — have yet to hit the road. They’re considered a key tool in the state’s overall immunization plan. So why haven’t they been deployed?
An award-winning journalist, Briana Vannozzi serves as the anchor for NJ Spotlight News. She's worked in several capacities since joining the news division in 2012, as interim anchor and senior correspondent after years of general assignment reporting as a multimedia journalist. Vannozzi began her television journalism career by cutting her teeth on New Jersey State House politics for New Jersey Network News. And later as a news radio correspondent at FM News 101.9 in New York City. A Burlington County native, she's honored to be serving and covering her home state.
Lilo has covered New Jersey for two decades, much of it with Gannett newspapers, reporting on public policy, national political conventions and the 9/11 attack on lower Manhattan. She later served as press secretary to Gov. Jon S. Corzine and led a nonprofit coalition's successful advocacy for federal funding in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Lilo joined NJ Spotlight News fulltime in 2016 to cover health care.