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  • Who is eligible for vaccination in New Jersey? Who is included in the vaccination phases?

    Last Updated: 02/04/2021
    New Jersey is rolling out COVID-19 vaccines step-by-step to serve all adults who live, work, or study in the state. Who is eligible for vaccination at this time? Currently, vaccines are available t...
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  • Where, how, and when can I get vaccinated?

    Last Updated: 02/19/2021
    Currently, vaccines are available to paid and unpaid healthcare workers, residents and staff of long-term and congregate care facilities, first responders including sworn law enforcement and fire p...
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  • Where can I find a list of public testing locations? How can I access free COVID-19 testing or treatment?

    Last Updated: 02/19/2021
    Free COVID-19 testing is available at many locations across the state. Below, you can find a list of free public testing locations in New Jersey by county, including short-term pop-up testing sites...
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  • How can people safely get together? What are the limits for indoor and outdoor gatherings?

    Last Updated: 02/22/2021
    Attending a gathering, ceremony, or celebration is permitted, but different limits apply depending on the type of gathering and where it is happening: Indoor Gatherings Face coverings are required ...
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  • Are there travel restrictions to or from New Jersey?

    Last Updated: 02/17/2021
    New Jersey strongly discourages all non-essential interstate travel at this time. Travelers and residents returning from any U.S. state or territory beyond the immediate region (New York, Connectic...
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  • Can organized sports resume? What are the safety requirements for sports facilities?

    Last Updated: 02/22/2021
    Organized Sports Practices and competitions for indoor and outdoor organized sports may resume in accordance with health and safety protocols. However, interstate youth sports competitions continue...
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  • How do vaccines work?

    Vaccines work by stimulating a person's immune system to develop protections against a disease. Sometimes getting a vaccine can lead to mild health impacts, such as a fever. The CDC advises that su...
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  • How do I know if I am an asymptomatic carrier?

    The only definitive way to know if you have COVID-19 is by getting tested. Testing is now available to everyone in New Jersey. Find a testing location near you by visiting covid19.nj.gov/testing. I...
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  • Will the coronavirus survive in the refrigerator or freezer?

    A 2010 study used two viruses that are related to the COVID-19 virus to look at the effects of temperature and humidity on viral survival. Researchers found that both lower temperatures and lower h...
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  • Governor Murphy, Secretary Bridges Announce $29.5 Million to Support College and University Students Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Last Updated: 02/24/2021
    Second Round of Governor's Emergency Education Relief (GEER II) Funds to Address Challenges Exacerbated by Pandemic TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Bri...
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  • Governor Murphy Announces Increased Capacity Limits for Religious Services and Large Sports and Entertainment Venues, and Spectators for Collegiate Sporting Events

    Last Updated: 02/22/2021
    TRENTON– Governor Phil Murphy today announced Executive Order No. 225, which increases capacity limits for religious services and large sports and entertainment venues. Additionally, limited spec...
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  • Governor Murphy Clarifies Procedures for Upcoming Elections

    Last Updated: 02/22/2021
    TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy clarified the procedure for conducting school and fire district elections in municipalities where they will occur simultaneously on April 20th. Through this ...
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