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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: 04/11/2021
    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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  • Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Providing $10 Million in Relief to Child Care Providers

    Last Updated: 04/13/2021
    Legislation is Part of a $100 Million Relief Package for New Jersey Small Businesses PARAMUS – Governor Phil Murphy today signed into law A-5445, which provides $10 million in federal COVID-19 re...
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  • ICYMI: Statement from New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli

    Last Updated: 04/13/2021
    Out of an abundance of caution and following the guidance of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the New Jersey Department of...
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  • Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Providing $15 Million in Aid to Small Businesses and Non-Profits

    Last Updated: 04/12/2021
    Legislation is Part of a $100 Million Relief Package for New Jersey Small Businesses PRINCETON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed into law A-A5446, which provides $15 million in federal COVID-19...
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