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  • Department of Health: Updated COVID-19 and Annual Flu Shots Offer Best Protections This Season

    Last Updated: 09/12/2023
    Updated COVID-19 Vaccines for Everyone Ages 6 Months and Older Expected to be Available in New Jersey by End of the Week The new 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccines recommended today by the federal Centers...
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  • Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Lift COVID-19 Testing Requirements in Congregate Care and Health Care Settings

    Last Updated: 04/03/2023
    Governor Phil Murphy today has signed an executive order lifting COVID-19 testing requirements for health care and congregate settings. Today's executive order rescinds testing requirements put int...
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  • Murphy Administration Highlights Public Health Preparedness for Winter Months

    Last Updated: 12/15/2022
    Governor Murphy & Commissioner Persichilli Outline Efforts to Address Impact of Influenza, RSV and COVID-19; Encourage Residents to Take Precautions TRENTON – With multiple respiratory viruses cu...
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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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  • 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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