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  • What safety precautions must my employer take?

    Last Updated: 10/28/2020
    Beginning November 5, employers that require or permit their workforce to be physically present at a worksite must abide by the following requirements, at a minimum, to protect employees, customers...
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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: 01/21/2021
    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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  • Are there travel restrictions to or from New Jersey?

    Last Updated: 01/21/2021
    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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  • Who is eligible for vaccination in New Jersey? Who is included in the vaccination phases?

    Last Updated: 01/15/2021
    New Jersey is rolling out COVID-19 vaccines step-by-step to serve all adults who live, work, or are being educated in the state. The State's goal is to vaccinate 70 percent of the adult population ...
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  • What are the reopening rules for bars and restaurants? What precautions or policies must they take?

    Last Updated: 11/26/2020
    Food or beverage establishments may open, including restaurants, bars, cafeterias, and food courts, as well as all holders of a liquor license with retail consumption privileges. All restaurants, b...
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  • Can organized sports resume? What are the safety requirements for sports facilities?

    Last Updated: 12/30/2020
    Organized Sports On January 2, indoor practices and competitions for organized sports may resume in accordance with health and safety protocols -- however, indoor interstate youth sports competitio...
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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 Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Last Updated: 01/19/2021
    TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 215. The Order extends the Public Health Emergency that was declared on March 9, 2020 through Executive Order No. 103, which was pr...
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  • Governor Murphy Announces All New Jersey Residents Ages 65 and Older Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Beginning on January 14

    Last Updated: 01/13/2021
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  • Governor Murphy Marks Start of COVID-19 Vaccination Effort for Sworn Law Enforcement and Fire Professionals

    Last Updated: 01/08/2021
    Morris County Regional Vaccination Center Now Open to Frontline Health Care Workers, Police and Fire First Responders ROCKAWAY– Governor Phil Murphy, joined by New Jersey Department of Health Com...
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