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16 counties in NJ now covered by CDC indoor mask recommendation
The only five counties in New Jersey where the public indoor masking recommendation does not apply are Cumberland, Hunterdon, Mercer, Morris and Warren.
With most MVC workers vaccinated, offices aren’t closing as much
If an employee tests positive for COVID the office is sanitized, but it can reopen the next day instead of shutting down for 2 weeks.
Murphy: Mask and vaccine mandates must remain options in NJ
Governor says the state is "looking at a whole number of options" for vaccine mandates and indicates any change in school mask guidance could wait a month.
Nursing home operator in NJ mandating COVID-19 vaccine
The Garden State's largest private nursing home operator is now part of a list of care providers throughout the country, including major hospital systems in New Jersey, that are requiring that their workforce be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Murphy strongly recommends masks indoors in NJ – but not mandated
The recommendation applies statewide, not only counties with substantial COVID transmission, for indoor settings that are crowded or have unvaccinated people.
Wearing masks in school: Will they protect your child from COVID?
The director of communicable disease services for the NJ Health Department endorses mask wearing in school as the CDC recommends it
COVID uncertainty: How to prepare NJ kids for back-to-school
One New Jersey child and family psychologist says parents should ease their kids' minds about back-to-school amid COVID-19 by talking to them and validating their feelings.
What are the real odds of getting COVID if you’re vaccinated?
A statistical analysis done by the New Jersey Health Department cannot be 100% accurate because not every vaccinated resident has been tested for the virus.
NJ house-buying frenzy: Bidders aren’t even looking at homes
The market has cooled off a bit in the last few months, but many potential buyers are making above-asking offers without even seeing the home.
Signs point to new COVID restrictions coming in NJ
The rise in COVID cases could reignite Murphy's pandemic powers and new restrictions