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  • Who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in New Jersey?

    Last Updated: 04/19/2021
    All individuals aged 16 and older who live, work, or study in New Jersey are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccines are available to all New Jerseyans, regardless of immigration or insurance stat...
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  • Where, how, and when can I get vaccinated?

    Last Updated: 04/19/2021
    All individuals aged 16 and older who live, work, or study in New Jersey are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines. There are multiple ways to get an appointment including: Use the NJ Vaccine Appointment...
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  • Where can I get free, public COVID-19 testing or treatment?

    Last Updated: 04/16/2021
    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: 04/02/2021
    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: 04/05/2021
    New Jersey continues to strongly discourage all non-essential interstate travel at this time. Unvaccinated travelers and residents returning from any U.S. state or territory beyond the immediate re...
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  • What should I do if I think I've been exposed to COVID-19? Should I quarantine? How long do I have to stay home?

    Last Updated: 03/24/2021
    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 Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Last Updated: 04/15/2021
    TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 235. 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 New State and Federal Financial Help to Drastically Lower Health Insurance Costs; For First Time Ever, Savings Extended to Higher Income Levels

    State Urges Residents to Enroll or Update their Plans at Get Covered New Jersey, As New Financial Help Becomes Available On April 15; Nine out of 10 residents enrolling on the marketplace will qual...
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  • Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Providing $10 Million in Relief to Child Care Providers

    Last Updated: 04/13/2021
    Legislation is Part of a $100 Million Relief Package for New Jersey Small Businesses PARAMUS – Governor Phil Murphy today signed into law A-5445, which provides $10 million in federal COVID-19 re...
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