COVID-19

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Capital Health is not currently offering COVID-19 vaccinations to the general public. For information on registering for the vaccine, please visit covidvaccine.nj.gov.

Preventing Infections

Inspect your incision every day. You may gently wash your incision with soap and water. Notify your doctor right away if you have a fever of 101 degrees Fahrenheit or if your incision becomes red, hot, or has any drainage.

Inform your dentist or doctors before having any procedure such as teeth cleaning or a colonoscopy. You may be prescribed antibiotics to prevent an infection from developing at the site of your new joint.