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

    Last Updated: 03/05/2021
    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: 03/08/2021
    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: 03/03/2021
    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: 03/08/2021
    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: 03/08/2021
    New Jersey strongly discourages all non-essential interstate travel at this time. At this time, individuals who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 should continue to follow the State's travel ad...
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  • When should I quarantine? What’s a risky activity? How long do I have to stay home?

    Last Updated: 03/03/2021
    You should quarantine and stay at home away from others if you were in close contact (within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more over 24-hours) with someone who had COVID-19, if you participated in a hig...
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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 Signs Executive Order Extending Utility Shutoff Moratorium Through June 30, 2021

    Last Updated: 03/04/2021
    TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 229, extending a moratorium preventing New Jersey residents from having their utilities disconnected through at least June 30, 2021. ...
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  • Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Clarifying Wedding Receptions Can Operate at Increased Capacity

    Last Updated: 03/03/2021
    Governor Also Announces Overnight Camps Can Resume for Summer Season TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 228, allowing indoor wedding receptions to operate at 35% capa...
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  • Governor Murphy Announces Expansion of Eligibility for New Jersey's COVID-19 Vaccination Program

    Last Updated: 03/01/2021
    Expansion Includes Educators, Childcare Workers, Transportation Workers, and Other Frontline Essential Workers and High-Risk Groups TRENTON– Governor Murphy today announced the expansion of eligi...
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