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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: 08/04/2020
    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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  • Can I still get married? Are wedding venues open?

    Last Updated: 08/03/2020
    Yes, so long as ceremonies and receptions comply with the limits on gatherings and other safety guidelines. At this time, indoor wedding ceremonies may be held so long as they comply with the limit...
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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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  • Governor Murphy Announces Decreased Indoor Gathering Capacity Limit

    Last Updated: 08/03/2020
    TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced the decrease of indoor gathering capacity limit in response to the increase of COVID-19 cases in New Jersey. Indoor gatherings are now limited to 25...
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  • Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

    Last Updated: 08/01/2020
    TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 171. 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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