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  • Can I use new drugs or therapeutics to treat COVID-19? Where do I get them?

    Last Updated: 05/16/2022
    COVID-19 Therapeutics Overview If you test positive for COVID-19, you should ask your healthcare provider about whether a treatment is right for you. For patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 who...
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  • Who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine or booster in New Jersey? How many doses of a COVID-19 vaccine should I get?

    Last Updated: 09/02/2022
    This page is under review to align with updated guidance. Note: Effective September 1, everyone 12 years of age and older is recommended to get an updated COVID-19 bivalent booster dose that target...
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  • What happens if I test positive? How long do I need to stay home?

    Last Updated: 02/07/2022
    If you tested positive for COVID-19 (regardless of vaccination status): You should stay home and isolate for at least 5 days. If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, y...
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  • Where can I get free, public COVID-19 testing or treatment?

    Last Updated: 09/23/2022
    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 do I get a new copy of my COVID-19 vaccination card? Is there an app or a digital copy?

    Last Updated: 02/11/2022
    Docket App Docket is an app from the NJ Department of Health that makes it easier for you and your family to securely access your COVID-19 vaccination record. If you don't have your vaccination car...
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  • Should I wear a mask to stop the spread of COVID-19?

    Last Updated: 04/13/2022
    In New Jersey, face masks are no longer required in most outdoor and indoor settings. The Department of Health recommends wearing a face mask whenever you have symptoms of COVID-19, tested positive...
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  • Governor Murphy and Health Commissioner Persichilli on CDC Recommendation of COVID-19 Vaccination Boosters that Target Omicron Variant for Everyone Ages 12 and Older

    Last Updated: 09/01/2022
    TRENTON – Individuals ages 12 and older are now able to obtain a COVID-19 bivalent booster dose, which should be received two months after their most recent booster or primary series. This update...
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  • N.J. Vaccine Sites Now Offering Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Option for Adolescents

    Last Updated: 08/26/2022
    TRENTON – The Novavax COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents ages 12 through 17 is now available in New Jersey, giving parents another vaccine option as children head back to school. "With the start of...
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  • Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Lifting Routine COVID-19 Testing Requirements for School Districts, Child Care Settings, and State Contractors

    Last Updated: 08/15/2022
    TRENTON – Following recent updates to COVID-19 guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in advance of the upcoming school year, Governor Phil Murphy today signed an executive order l...
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