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  • Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Clarifying COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Workers in Health Care and Congregate Settings

    Last Updated: 04/13/2022
    Governor Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 294, clarifying that vaccination requirements for covered workers at health care and high-risk congregate settings under Executive Order No. 283 ...
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  • Governor Murphy and Treasurer Muoio Announce Launch of NJ FinLit - a Free Financial Wellness Platform - to Help New Jersey Residents Rebuild from the Pandemic, Plan for the Future

    Last Updated: 04/06/2022
    The site offers customized, personalized, and reportable solutions for residents across the socio-economic spectrum TRENTON — As part of National Financial Literacy Month, Governor Phil Murphy an...
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  • Governor Murphy and Department of Education Allocate $18 Million for Additional Special Education Services for Students with Disabilities Impacted By COVID-19 School Disruptions

    Last Updated: 04/01/2022
    TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) today announced that nearly $18 million in federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) State Fiscal Recovery Funds will be a...
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  • Statement From N.J. Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli on CDC Approval of Additional Booster Dose for People Ages 50+, Certain Immunocompromised Individuals

    Last Updated: 03/30/2022
    The recommendation of an additional booster dose for those over age 50 and certain immunocompromised individuals will enhance protection against severe disease due to COVID-19 and its variants. Tod...
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  • Governor Murphy Signs Bill to Extend Prohibition on Utility Shutoffs for Certain Residential Customers

    Last Updated: 03/28/2022
    TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (S-2356) to extend the prohibition on utility shutoffs for certain residential customers with overdue utility payments who are waiting for ...
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  • Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Lifting COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

    Last Updated: 03/07/2022
    EO Formally Lifts Statewide School and Daycare Mask Mandate Effective March 7th TRENTON – At his final COVID-19 press briefing, Governor Phil Murphy announced the signing of Executive Order No. 2...
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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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