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  • Where, how, and when can I get vaccinated?

    Last Updated: 05/10/2021
    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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  • How can people safely get together? What are the limits for indoor and outdoor gatherings?

    Last Updated: 05/07/2021
    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: 04/28/2021
    New Jersey continues to strongly discourage all unvaccinated individuals from engaging in non-essential interstate travel at this time. Unvaccinated travelers and residents returning from any U.S. ...
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  • I lost my COVID-19 vaccination card. How do I get a new copy?

    Last Updated: 04/06/2021
    If you lost your COVID-19 vaccination card, you can request your immunization record by visiting the New Jersey Immunization Information System (NJIIS). Once on this page, complete the following ac...
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  • Where can I get free, public COVID-19 testing or treatment?

    Last Updated: 05/10/2021
    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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  • 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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Announcements

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  • Governor Murphy Announces $275 Million in Relief for Small Businesses and Individuals Impacted by COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

    Last Updated: 05/07/2021
    TRENTON– Building on his commitment to create an economy that works for all New Jerseyans, Governor Phil Murphy today announced an additional $235 million in funding for small business relief and...
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  • NJ Transit Launches Public-Private Partnership To Offer Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

    VAXRIDE Establishes Partnership between NJ TRANSIT and Companies including Novartis to Provide Complimentary Travel to Vaccination Sites for NJ Residents NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT has kicked off a ...
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  • With COVID-19 Numbers Trending Decisively in the Right Direction, Governor Murphy Announces Additional Easing of Restrictions

    Last Updated: 05/03/2021
    Changes Include Removal of All Percentage Capacity Limits for Indoor and Outdoor Businesses, Lifting of Prohibition on Indoor Bar Seating, and Removal of Outdoor Gathering Limit Changes Effective i...
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