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  • Can I use new drugs or therapeutics to treat COVID-19? Where do I get them?

    Last Updated: 01/30/2023
    COVID-19 Therapeutics Overview If you test positive for COVID-19, you should ask your healthcare provider about whether a treatment is right for you. For patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 who...
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  • Who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine or booster in New Jersey? How many doses of a COVID-19 vaccine should I get?

    Last Updated: 10/17/2022
    Everyone 6 months of age and older is recommended to get an updated COVID-19 bivalent vaccine or booster dose that targets the Omicron variant, if it has been at least two months since your most re...
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  • What happens if I test positive? How long do I need to stay home?

    Last Updated: 09/28/2022
    If you tested positive for COVID-19 or are waiting for test results (regardless of vaccination status, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic): ISOLATE AT HOME: Stay away from people and pets for at ...
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  • Where can I get free, public COVID-19 testing or treatment?

    Last Updated: 05/19/2023
    Below, you can find a list of free public testing locations in New Jersey by county, including short-term pop-up testing sites. In addition, free COVID-19 testing and treatment is available at Comm...
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  • How do I get a new copy of my COVID-19 vaccination card? Is there an app or a digital copy?

    Last Updated: 02/11/2022
    Docket App Docket is an app from the NJ Department of Health that makes it easier for you and your family to securely access your COVID-19 vaccination record. If you don't have your vaccination car...
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  • Should I wear a mask to stop the spread of COVID-19?

    Last Updated: 04/13/2022
    In New Jersey, face masks are no longer required in most outdoor and indoor settings. The Department of Health recommends wearing a face mask whenever you have symptoms of COVID-19, tested positive...
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  • NJ Health Commissioner Persichilli Statement on CDC Recommendation on COVID-19 Bivalent Vaccine

    Last Updated: 04/20/2023
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued updated recommendations to shift all administrations of the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to bivalent rather than monovalent d...
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  • Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Lift COVID-19 Testing Requirements in Congregate Care and Health Care Settings

    Last Updated: 04/03/2023
    Governor Phil Murphy today has signed an executive order lifting COVID-19 testing requirements for health care and congregate settings. Today's executive order rescinds testing requirements put int...
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  • Governor Murphy & Commissioner Persichilli Urge Parents to Heed Updated CDC Recommendations on Omicron-Targeting Covid Vaccinations for Young Children

    TRENTON, NJ – Following the recent recommendation made by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children ages six months through five years are now eligible to receive a C...
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