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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 is still active.   Wear a mask.  Social distance.  Stay up to date on vaccine information.
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COVID19 Awareness Campaign Digital Resource Toolkit

COVID19 Awareness Campaign Digital Resource Toolkit 

The tool kit contains information links, video resources from healthcare professionals, social media banners, printable flyers and recommended NJ employer to employee communication FAQs. 

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Frequently Asked Questions: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

The newly-approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine is different from the vaccines that were introduced earlier.

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Long-Term Care Resources

The Department's improved Long-Term Care page includes information about current outbreaks, reopening status, and other resources for residents and their families.

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Spanish language Virtual Town Hall

The New Jersey Department of Health hosted a Spanish-language Virtual Town Hall meeting on Feb. 26 led by NJ medical professionals who addressed facts, fears and myths regarding the COVID-19 vaccines for Latinx communities.

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COVID-19 Community Toolkit

Testing, masking and other resources and handouts to download for use in your community.

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The New Jersey Department of Health hosted a Virtual Town Hall meeting on Feb. 15 featuring NJ healthcare professionals who addressed facts, fears and myths regarding the COVID-19 vaccines for NJ Latinx communities. This meeting was in English with a Spanish language version to be scheduled.

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Governor Murphy, Congressman Malinowski, Commissioner Caride Kick Off ACA Open Enrollment Period for Get Covered New Jersey With New Program to Make Coverage More Affordable

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Hand Sanitizers: Potential for Misuse, Abuse and Toxic Effects

In the COVID-19 era, alcohol-based hand sanitizers are not just a household staple, they are an everyday necessity. Although hand sanitizers play an important role in preventing infection and slowing the spread of COVID19, these products can result in potentially serious health consequences.

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NJ The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health through Public Health

Under the 14-day quarantine travel advisory announced by the Governors of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, individuals traveling to or returning to New Jersey from states with increasing rates of COVID-19 are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days.

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WIC Open for Business

The Department of Health and the Department of Human Services are working to ensure food assistance support for low-income communities is still accessible through the pandemic.

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Maintaining Routine Immunizations during COVID-19
 
Declining immunizations during the current pandemic put children and communities at risk for outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. Please remember, pediatric offices are open and ready to provide your child with the vaccines and care they need to stay healthy!  The New Jersey Department of Health and the New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics encourage parents to contact their pediatrician to learn about the policies and procedures they have in place to keep you and your family safe during an office visit.  
 
Healthy New Jersey 2030 Topic Areas Established

Healthy New Jersey 2030 Topic Areas have been established. They include Access to Quality Care, Healthy Communities, Healthy Families, and Healthy Living.

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Ambulatory Care Facilities

The Department now accepts secure, online payments. Assessments can now be paid via Electronic Check or Credit Card. This new, easy option frees up time to care for patients.
• Create an Account
• Submit Credit Card or E-Check Payment
Pay via automatic ACH withdrawal

Harm Reduction Centers

Harm Reduction Centers

Syringe access and needle exchange programs help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.

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Meet NJSHAD

Meet NJSHAD

NJSHAD provides access to public health datasets on the health of New Jerseyans. 

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In The News

Governor Murphy Reaffirms Commitment to End the Opioid Epidemic, Releases Final 2020 Year-End Overdose Death Data

The 2020 year-end data shows the loss of 3,046 New Jerseyans to suspected overdose deaths, closely comparable to 3,021 suspected overdose deaths in 2019, during a year impacted by the challenges and complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Jersey Department of Health Launches COVID-19 Website for Long-Term Care Transparency

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced the launch of a new long-term care webpage, providing a user-friendly portal to identify the reopening status of facilities in the state, information on current outbreaks, frequently asked questions, and resources for residents, families, and staff.

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Governor Murphy Announces Increased Capacity Limits for Religious Services and Large Sports and Entertainment Venues, and Spectators for Collegiate Sporting Events

Governor Phil Murphy today announced Executive Order No. 225, which increases capacity limits for religious services and large sports and entertainment venues. Additionally, limited spectators will be allowed at collegiate sporting events, mirroring last week’s announcement on youth sporting events.

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NJ Department of Health Investigating Cluster of Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in Union County

The Department is aware of 14 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease, including one death, among individuals who live in or spend time in the county.

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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Expanding Access to Angioplasty Procedures

The new law requires the Department of Health to license certain hospitals to provide full-service diagnostic cardiac catheterization, primary angioplasty, and elective angioplasty services. This will expand access to these critical preventative measures and put them within reach of more New Jerseyans.

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Governor Murphy Announces Community-Based Vaccination Partnership for Underserved Communities

Governor Phil Murphy announced the launch of a community-based vaccination partnership to provide equitable access of the COVID-19 vaccine to underserved communities throughout New Jersey.

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Governor Murphy Announces All New Jersey Residents Ages 65 and Older Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Beginning on January 14

Beginning Thursday, January 14, all New Jersey residents ages 65 and older, and individuals ages 16-64 with certain medical conditions, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that increase the risk of severe illness from the virus, are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination.

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Governor Murphy Marks Start of COVID-19 Vaccination Effort for Sworn Law Enforcement and Fire Professionals

All sworn law enforcement and fire professionals in New Jersey are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, which is estimated to include about 55,000 individuals. These first responders are the first individuals in Phase 1B to become eligible for vaccination.

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