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  • Governor Murphy Announces Independent Review of State's Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

    Last Updated: 11/28/2022
    First-in-the-Nation Independent Review to be Led by Paul Zoubek of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads and the Boston Consulting Group TRENTON - Governor Murphy today announced the beginning of an...
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  • New Jersey Department of Health Encourages Flu Shot, COVID-19 Boosters Ahead of Holidays

    Last Updated: 11/22/2022
    Residents Should Take Precautions Against Other Respiratory Viruses TRENTON – With holiday gatherings kicking off this week with Thanksgiving, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) is encou...
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  • COVID-19 Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities Continues Public Hearings

    Last Updated: 11/01/2022
    TRENTON – Two additional public hearings will be held in November by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities, charged with evaluating and maki...
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  • Statement from Governor Murphy and New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Persichilli on CDC Recommendation of COVID-19 Boosters that Target Omicron Variant for Everyone Ages 5 and Older

    Last Updated: 10/13/2022
    The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded the use of the updated COVID-19 bivalent booster dose to children ages 5 through 11 years, so everyone ages 5 and older is ...
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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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  • Think you were exposed to COVID-19? Here’s what test you should take. | Opinion

    Last Updated: 09/30/2020
    Edward Lifshitz, Medical Director of the Communicable Disease Service of the New Jersey Department of Health If you recently attended a wedding, a sporting event, or any other event where you think...
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  • Governor Murphy & Commissioner Persichilli Urge Parents to Heed Updated CDC Recommendations on Omicron-Targeting Covid Vaccinations for Young Children

    TRENTON, NJ – Following the recent recommendation made by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children ages six months through five years are now eligible to receive a C...
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