Valley Hospital in Paramus set up a dedicated site this week to bring in educators for shots of the vaccine.
The pop-up clinic aimed to administer shots to 600 teachers and staffers on Saturday.
In total, 5,000 people will have received a dose this week - that is one-third of the school workers in Bergen County.
Teachers say getting vaccinated is a huge relief.
"Not only for myself and two children but for the other students that I teach every day. Knowing that I'm protecting them is a huge relief," said Marissa Mitchell.
Organizers say fast-tracking teachers will get students back in school more quickly and will help educators feel safer on the job.
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