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  • Who is eligible for vaccination in New Jersey? Who is included in the vaccination phases?

    Last Updated: 04/05/2021
    New Jersey is rolling out COVID-19 vaccines step-by-step to serve all adults who live, work, or study in the state. Vaccination eligibility is based on availability and individual risk. As eligibil...
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  • Where, how, and when can I get vaccinated?

    Last Updated: 03/26/2021
    Check on whether you or your loved one are eligible here. If you or your loved one are eligible to receive a vaccine, there are multiple ways to get an appointment including: Register and make an ...
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  • Where can I get free, public COVID-19 testing or treatment?

    Last Updated: 04/07/2021
    Free COVID-19 testing is available at many locations across the state. Below, you can find a list of free public testing locations in New Jersey by county, including short-term pop-up testing sites...
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  • How can people safely get together? What are the limits for indoor and outdoor gatherings?

    Last Updated: 04/02/2021
    Attending a gathering, ceremony, or celebration is permitted, but different limits apply depending on the type of gathering and where it is happening: Indoor Gatherings Face coverings are required ...
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  • Are there travel restrictions to or from New Jersey?

    Last Updated: 04/05/2021
    New Jersey continues to strongly discourage all non-essential interstate travel at this time. Unvaccinated travelers and residents returning from any U.S. state or territory beyond the immediate re...
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  • What should I do if I think I've been exposed to COVID-19? Should I quarantine? How long do I have to stay home?

    Last Updated: 03/24/2021
    You should quarantine and stay at home away from others if you were in close contact (within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more over 24-hours) with someone who had COVID-19, if you participated in a hig...
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  • How do vaccines work?

    Vaccines work by stimulating a person's immune system to develop protections against a disease. Sometimes getting a vaccine can lead to mild health impacts, such as a fever. The CDC advises that su...
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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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Announcements

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  • Governor Murphy Announces New COVID-19 Travel Guidelines

    Last Updated: 04/05/2021
    TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Health today issued new COVID-19 travel guidance. The restrictions follow updated travel recommendations released by the Center for...
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  • Governor Murphy Announces All Individuals Ages 16 and Older Will be Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination on April 19

    Last Updated: 04/05/2021
    TRENTON– Governor Phil Murphy today announced that all individuals ages 16 and older will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination on April 19 – two weeks ahead of the state's initial targ...
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  • Governor Phil Murphy Signs Legislation Providing $25 Million in Small Business Aid

    Last Updated: 04/01/2021
    Legislation is Part of a $100 Million Relief Package for New Jersey Small Businesses MEDFORD– Governor Phil Murphy today signed into law S-3523, which provides $25 million in federal COVID-19 rel...
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