Vaccine Appointments

Last updated: November 18, 2021

Schedule a Vaccine Appointment at Mountainside Medical Center (12 years & older)

Minors must have a parent or guardian to accompany them to the appointment.  Parent or guardian must bring identification (including proof of guardianship as appropriate) and insurance if available.

Vaccines for children 5-11 years old

If you are interested in vaccinating your child with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, please contact your child’s pediatrician, or family practitioner for information on vaccine availability. 

Several Hackensack Meridian locations are offering pediatric COVID-19 vaccines. To schedule your child’s appointment please visit


Clinic Operations:

The hosptial will be closing the vaccine clinic effective Friday, January 7, 2022.

If you would like to receive your vaccine at the hospital the firest dose must be scheduled for:

  • Moderna - December 1, 2021 (2nd dose to be administered December 22)
  • Pfizer - December 8, 2022 (2nd dose to be adminsitered January 5).
  • The hospital will continue to provide booster shots during clinic until January 7, 2022.

To make your appointment call please call 973-873-7787.

The clinic is clsoed on the following days in observance of the holidays:

  • November 24 & 25
  • December 24, 29 & 31

Several Hackensack Meridian locations offer walk-ins or scheduled appointments.  Please visit

Important Information for Your Vaccine Appointment

The hospital is an ADA accessible organization. Complimentary valet and self-parking are provided at the Main Entrance on One Bay Avenue.

  • When scheduling your appointment remember:
    • A 15-30 minute observation period is required following both vaccine doses.
    • Your second dose appointment will be 28 days after your first dose, if you received Moderna vaccine and 21 days if you received Pfizer vaccine, at the same time. Please be sure you are able to return on that date. Appointments can only rescheduled in emergencies.
  • Both doses will be administered at Mountainside Medical Center, 1 Bay Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.
  • Please bring a valid ID (i.e., driver's license) and, if you have insurance, your insurance card.
  • Dress comfortably, with easy access to your upper arms.
  • Arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your appointment for registration.
  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions and for the safety of all patients and team members, waiting space is extremely limited.
    • Please do not bring anyone with you to the appointment unless you need assistance.
    • Children (unless receiving care) are not permitted in the hospital at this time.
  • Complimentary valet parking is available at the Bay Avenue entrance. A self-park garage is also available and parking will be validated.

Once you arrive:

  • A facemask is required and must be worn at all times when in the facility. If you do not have a facemask upon entry, the hospital will provide one.
  • Please enter the facility through the Bay Avenue (main) entrance only.
  • You will complete questionnaire COVID-19 symptom screening and temperature check at the security desk.
  • Upon completion, you will be directed to registration.
  • Once registered, you will be directed to enter the Vaccine Clinic.
  • Our team will assist you with completing a brief health questionnaire, confirm your Dose 2 appointment and provide with educational materials related to your vaccine.
  • After vaccination, you will be monitored for possible allergic reaction. Please plan to stay a minimum of 15 minutes; some individuals may require 30 minute observation.

You may also walk-in at several HMH locations or schedule an appointment by visiting

Hackensack Meridian
Mountainside Medical Center

One Bay Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

Call us: (973) 429-6000