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Keep your distance: Walmart, Target have new rules for shopping
Target and Walmart are adapting to the pandemic and implementing new rules and measures to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Cheers, Tito’s! NJ gets sanitizer, supplies from Texas distillery
Here's something people in New Jersey can drink to.
NJ warns about false message urging minorities to abandon social distancing
False messages purporting to be from the CDC are urging people to abandon social distancing and congregate in packed public places.
NJ to set rules for who gets life-saving treatment when hospitals run out
Health officials in New York and New Jersey expect a crushing surge of patients in the coming weeks.
Gun shops sue Murphy — Republicans say they’re ‘essential’
A growing number of Republican lawmakers have called on Gov. Phil Murphy to add gun shops to the state’s list of essential businesses during the coronavirus public health emergency.
NJ orders day care centers to serve only children of essential workers
Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed an executive order that will limit child daycare centers to only children of essential workers.
NJ to cancel standardized testing — Murphy can’t say when schools will reopen
Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced that the state is applying for a federal waiver to cancel all standardized testing.
Good news: NJ to get 1,000 hospital beds in 2 weeks — but what about staff?
The good news is that New Jersey may be able to add about 1,000 hospital beds in the next to weeks — with about another 400 beds on the way in five weeks or less.
NJ shutdown for COVID-19: Here’s what’s closed and allowed to be open
Social distancing measures took a dramatic but expected step on Saturday with Gov. Phil Murphy ordering all non-essential businesses closed by 9 p.m.
NJ likely to close all non-essential businesses this weekend
New Jersey is on the verge of shutting down all non-essential businesses this weekend as hospitals expect a crushing surge of patients seeking treatment for COVID-19.
NJ freezes evictions and foreclosures during coronavirus crisis
Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday declared an indefinite moratorium on evictions or removal of people from foreclosed homes amid the coronavirus pandemic.
NJ closes barbershops, salons and may halt evictions as coronavirus cases hit 742
As New Jersey's death toll from the coronavirus reached nine known people on Thursday, Gov. Phil Murphy ordered the indefinite closing of all personal care businesses and social clubs.