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  • How can I protect myself from COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus?

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has issued a series of steps that you can take to protect yourself. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The virus is though...
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  • Governor Murphy Announces Statewide Stay at Home Order, Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses

    To mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and protect the capacity of New Jersey's health care system for the state's most vulnerable, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 107 on March 21, 2020...
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  • Where can I learn more about information on COVID-19's impact on businesses, and what resources are available to help?

    For information on COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus and its impact on businesses, please visit the State of New Jersey COVID-19 business information hub at https://cv.business.nj.gov. You'll find informa...
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  • How do I comply with Executive Order No. 109 on reporting my inventory of personal protective equipment?

    On Tuesday, March 24, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 109, which requires any business, non-hospital health care facility, or institution of higher learning in possession of persona...
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  • How can I volunteer as a healthcare professional?

    Qualified health, mental health, and related professionals who wish to increase the state's healthcare capacity by treating seriously ill coronavirus patients may fill out the Healthcare Profession...
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  • If I’m a customer, employee, or operator of an essential retail business, what social distancing guidelines should I follow?

    Customers If you must leave home to access essential goods, please go at non-peak times. Retail food stores have been encouraged to maintain separate operating hours for senior citizens and other ...
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  • Where are testing centers in New Jersey?

    In partnership with FEMA, New Jersey has opened two community-based testing sites for individuals who are experiencing symptoms of respiratory illness. In order to be eligible for testing, individu...
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  • What housing and rental assistance and mortgage relief is available for New Jerseyans? Are there protections for eviction or foreclosure?

    Eviction Protection On March 19, 2020, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order No. 106, which states that any lessee, tenant, homeowner or any other person shall not be removed from a residential pr...
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  • How can I prevent myself from getting the virus?

    To ensure the lowest chance of obtaining the virus, and spreading the virus to others, it is critical that everyone begin intensive social distancing immediately. As much as possible, limit contact...
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  • If I get infected, when do symptoms appear?

    Symptoms can appear between 2-14 days after exposure, though some people may not have any symptoms while still being contagious. It's also important to consider whether you've been in contact with ...
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  • What would lead you to believe that someone is infected with COVID-19?

    Identifying people who may be infected with COVID-19 virus relies on recognizing the symptoms that are caused by infection (fever, cough, shortness of breath), ruling out other causes for those sym...
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  • Can the COVID-19 virus be spread through food, including refrigerated or frozen food?

    Coronaviruses are generally thought to be spread from person-to-person through respiratory droplets. Currently there is no evidence to support transmission of COVID-19 associated with food. Before ...
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Announcements

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  • Governor Murphy Announces Mortgage Payment Relief, Financial Protections for New Jerseyans Facing Economic Hardship as a Result of COVID-19

    TRENTON -- Acting on a commitment to provide financial relief to New Jersey homeowners, Governor Phil Murphy today announced that financial institutions will provide mortgage forbearance and financ...
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  • Governor Murphy Announces New Funding Sources to Assist Health Care Providers with COVID-19-Related Expenses

    TRENTON -- Governor Phil Murphy today detailed two new initiatives that will assist health care organizations with expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor announced a $140 million p...
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  • NJ Human Services Announces $70 Million in Food Assistance for Vulnerable Families in New Jersey

    TRENTON -- Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive an extra benefit payment on Sunday and their benefits will ...
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  • NJEDA Announces New Initiatives to Support Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

    TRENTON -- The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today approved a suite of new programs designed to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to the outbreak...
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