Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Gyms and Indoor Amusement and Water Parks to Reopen Effective Tuesday, September 1
Governor Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 181, which permits gyms and health clubs, as well as amusement and water parks, to reopen their indoor premises to the public on Tuesday, September 1 at 6:00 a.m., provided these facilities comply with the health and safety standards issued by the Department of 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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Updated Quarantine Advisory Issued for Individuals Traveling to New Jersey, Bringing New Total to 30 States and Territories
30 States and Territories Include Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.
Garden State Dispensary Issued Permit to Dispense Medical Marijuana in Eatontown
New Facility is 12th Dispensary Statewide, First in Monmouth County
Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Administrative Order Clarifying that Health Club Facilities Located in Hotels, Motels, Condominiums, Cooperatives, Corporate Offices, and Other Businesses Can Open
Administrative Order Prohibits Smoking in the Indoor Portions of Casinos Open to the Public
Governor Phil Murphy and State Police Superintendent Colonel Pat Callahan today announced Administrative Order 2020-19, which prohibits smoking in the indoor areas of any casino or casino simulcasting facility that are open to the public. The order took effect at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 5, 2020.
First Lady Tammy Murphy, Department of Health Release 2nd NJ Report Card of Hospital Maternity Care
First Lady Tammy Murphy and the Department of Health released the second New Jersey Report Card of Hospital Maternity Care that includes interactive data on hospital-specific and statewide surgical births, complication rates and severe maternal birth complications.
New Jersey to Deliver More than 11,000 Doses of Opioid-Overdose Antidote Naloxone to EMS Teams Throughout State
Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson and Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli announced the state is sending 11,352 free doses of the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone (commonly called Narcan) to 179 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) teams throughout New Jersey.
NJDOH, NJDEP Urge Residents to Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes to Safeguard Against West Nile Virus
New Jersey now has two human cases.
New Jersey Department of Health Releases COVID-19 Recommendations for Schools
Every week, beginning this week, NJDOH will be providing information on COVID-19 transmission at the regional level, characterizing risk as low (green), moderate (yellow), high (orange), and very high (red).
Murphy Administration to Open New Jersey’s Schools For In-Person Instruction Subject to Critical Health and Safety Protocols
Public school districts can begin the school year via remote-only instruction if they cannot adequately meet critical health and safety protocols outlined in the state’s school reopening guidance, “The Road Back,” which was released in late June.
Murphy Administration Announces $155 Million in Additional Funding to Ensure Health, Safety and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities
Governor Phil Murphy, Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, and Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced the Administration’s proposal to provide long-term care facilities with $155 million in additional funding as they look to reopen to visitors and resume normal operations.
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