Healthy New Jersey

Information on
Novel Coronavirus

Have general questions about COVID-19?
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the public on COVID-19:
Call: 2-1-1 • Call (24/7): 1-800-962-1253
Text: NJCOVID to 898-211
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Department of Health



COVID-19 Testing Reported to New Jersey Department of Health
As of 1:00pm ET, April 7

New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub

Positive‡ 44416
Deaths 1232

Negative Results*


Department of Health COVID-19 home page >

‡ Includes deaths and results reported by state, commercial and medical center laboratories
* This figure includes data reported to the state by the state lab plus seven private laboratory entities, representing more than 95 percent of private testing capacity in New Jersey.

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Childhood Vaccines, Checkups, and COVID-19
Providers may not be able to provide well-child visits & immunizations for all patients at this time. If a practice can provide only limited well-child visits, they should prioritize newborn care and vaccination of infants and young children (through 24 months of age) when possible.
What You Need to Know About Mercury-Containing Flooring in NJ Schools

Some New Jersey schools have flooring, once commonly installed in gymnasiums and all-purpose rooms, that may contain mercury.

Information for Parents

Guidance for Schools and Environmental Professionals

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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fight flu

Flu activity is widespread throughout the state.

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Baby Be Well App

The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School's Baby Be Well app was designed to help families keep their infants safe throughout the first year of life! 

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What You Need to Know About Hepatitis A

NJDOH has identified an increase in the number of HAV cases among persons reporting homelessness, drug use, Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and recent incarceration.

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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

Birth Certificate

How to find vital records

Birth, death, and marriage records available.

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Find nursing homes and other long term care facilities.

How to find a healthcare facility

Find nursing homes and other long term care facilities.

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Harm Reduction Centers

Harm Reduction Centers

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

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Find HIV and STD testing, PrEP, and other services.

Get Tested

Find HIV and STD testing, PrEP, and other services.

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

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In The News

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Remove Barriers to Health Care Professionals Joining New Jersey's COVID-19 Response and Provide Protections for Front Line Health Care Responders

The order authorizes the Division of Consumer Affairs to temporarily reactivate the licenses of recently retired health care professionals and grant temporary licenses to doctors licensed in foreign countries. The executive order also temporarily permits certain health care professionals to perform acts outside of their ordinary scope of practice and grants broad civil immunity to health care professionals and facilities providing services in support of New Jersey’s COVID-19 response efforts who are acting in good faith.

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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Directing Health Care Facilities to Report Data, Including PPE Inventory and Bed Capacity, On a Daily Basis

This reporting will be required by 10 a.m. on a daily basis starting Sunday, March 29.

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Governor Murphy Announces New Funding Sources to Assist Health Care Providers with COVID-19-Related Expenses

The Governor announced a $140 million pre-payment to health care providers to support preparations related to COVID-19. Additionally, Governor Murphy announced that the New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority (NJHCFFA) has launched a $6 million emergency loan program to assist New Jersey’s health care organizations during this time.

Governor Murphy Announces New Website for Reporting or Donating PPE Inventory

To submit information related to PPE, please visit

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Governor Murphy Suspends All Elective Surgeries, Invasive Procedures to Preserve Essential Equipment and Hospital Capacity

The Governor’s Executive Order applies to all medical and dental operations that can be delayed without undue risk to the current or future health of the patient.

Murphy Administration Sends Letter Directing Commercial Laboratories to Report All COVID-19 Test Results to the Department of Health

As testing expands throughout the State of New Jersey, it is vital that the State has access to the most accurate and up-to-date COVID-19 test results.

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AG Grewal, DOH Commissioner Persichilli Announce Guidance for Healthcare Providers on Safely Evaluating Patients for COVID-19
Doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and respiratory care therapists are advised to follow best practices set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health when treating patients for COVID-19-related concerns or symptoms.

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