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See someone breaking NJ's COVID-19 rules? There's a form for that
"The original concept was actually a phone number, but due to the overwhelming call volume, we moved it to an automated form," said Jared Maples, director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.
COVID cases, test positivity rates up among younger NJ residents
With COVID-19 cases increasing among younger New Jerseyans, the state is urging caution and plans to roll out a new contact tracing app on college campuses.
Gov. Murphy pleads with NJ teens: Let’s stop with house parties
He suggests a second wave of coronavirus this fall could be caused by young people disregarding social distance and masking requirements at huge parties and get-togethers.
Tuition insurance? More families opting for it due to COVID-19
Most parents with a kid in college likely have no idea that tuition insurance is even an option, and has been for years.
NJ suicide count plummets during COVID-19, early numbers show
"Suicide is a complex health issue with so many contributing factors," said Elizabeth Clemens, New Jersey-area director with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. "It's not a foregone conclusion that rates will increase during this time."
Monmouth wants to be 'stigma-free' about mental health, addition
Local lawmakers believe that the county's number of overdose deaths can be driven down if those in danger are made to feel more comfortable talking about their personal demons.
Not spooked by COVID: NJ fall family fun goes on, carefully
The health crisis has calmed down enough to let New Jersey farms do what they do best in the several weeks leading up to Halloween.
NJ colleges see dozens of COVID-19 cases, majority off campus
Rowan University notably leads the pack of colleges and universities in New Jersey that have positive cases among students this fall.