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  • How can I protect myself and others from COVID-19?

    Last Updated: 07/29/2020
    Our first responders and health care workers are saving lives every day -- so can you. Your family, your friends, your neighbors -- their lives are literally in your hands. Here's how you can do yo...
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  • Which states are on the travel advisory list? Are there travel restrictions to or from New Jersey?

    Last Updated: 08/11/2020
    New Jersey welcomes travel to and from our state. However, to save lives and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the State has issued an incoming travel advisory that all individuals entering New Jerse...
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  • What businesses are open? What rules or safety guidelines must they follow?

    Last Updated: 08/03/2020
    To slow the spread of COVID-19 and save lives, indoor concert venues, indoor movie theaters, indoor performing arts centers, indoor amusement parks, indoor water parks, and indoor dining at restaur...
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  • What if I can’t pay my rent? Can I still get evicted? Is there any rental relief?

    Last Updated: 08/03/2020
    Eviction Protection and Assistance Your landlord cannot remove you from your home during this emergency. This moratorium on evictions will remain in place for up to two months after the end of this...
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  • Are New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agencies open? What new protocols or practices are in place?

    Last Updated: 07/10/2020
    Motor Vehicle Commission agencies are open to the public six days a week, Mondays through Saturdays. To reduce wait times and minimize in-person interactions, many transactions can now be conducted...
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  • Will schools open next year? Is summer school open?

    Last Updated: 08/14/2020
    2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR Schools will open for in-person instruction for the start of the school year. Public school districts can begin the school year via remote-only instruction if they cannot adeq...
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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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  • 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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  • New Jersey Department of Health Releases COVID-19 Recommendations for Schools

    Last Updated: 08/13/2020
    The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) today released COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations for Local Health Departments for schools. "The Department of Health in collaboration with the Depar...
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  • Murphy Administration to Open New Jersey’s Schools For In-Person Instruction Subject to Critical Health and Safety Protocols

    Last Updated: 08/13/2020
    Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Requiring Schools to Open for In-Person Instruction and Permitting Districts to Provide Remote-Only Instruction if They Cannot Meet Health and Safety Protocols...
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  • Governor Murphy Announces the First Phase of the Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program

    Last Updated: 08/11/2020
    TRENTON – Governor Murphy today announced the first phase of the New Jersey Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program, designed to ensure that the State's small businesses and non-profits have ...
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