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Health Care Professionals FAQs

  • Are commercial laboratories conducting COVID-19 testing required to share information with the Department of Health?

    In a joint letter to commercial laboratory operators, Jared M. Maples, Director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the Chair of the New Jersey Domestic Security Prep...
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  • How can I volunteer as a healthcare professional?

    Qualified health, mental health, and related professionals who wish to increase the state's healthcare capacity by treating seriously ill coronavirus patients may fill out the Healthcare Profession...
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  • How do I comply with mandated health care capacity and inventory reporting required by Executive Orders 109 and 111?

    On March 28, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 111, directing designated health care facilities to report on a daily basis to the Department of Health and the Office of Emergency Managemen...
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  • I am an EMS worker. How can I protect myself from getting COVID-19?

    Persons needing 911 services or transportation to the hospital have been told to let EMS and others know they have COVID-19 symptoms and to wear a mask. If they do not have a face mask, give them o...
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  • Is there state funding to support health care providers with COVID-19-related expenses?

    On Saturday, March 28, Governor Phil Murphy detailed two new initiatives that will assist health care organizations with expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor announced a $140 mil...
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  • I’m a health care administrator. Where can I find COVID-19 waivers and extensions issued by the Department of Health?

    The Department of Health has placed these documents on its Legal and Regulatory Compliance website at https://nj.gov/health/legal/covid19/. Updated/Reviewed: 4/4/20 Source: https://nj.gov/health/le...
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  • What is the State doing to provide extra flexibility and protections for health care workers and hospitals?

    Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 112, authorizing the Division of Consumer Affairs to temporarily reactivate the licenses of recently retired health care professionals and gran...
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  • Where can health care professionals and public health providers find technical guidance on medical and logistical issues related to COVID-19?

    For health care professionals and public health providers, the New Jersey Department of Health has published several resources on COVID-19 including: Surveillance criteria and testing for COVID-19...
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