This week Governor Murphy and Department of Health Commissioner Persichilli issued a statement regarding the recent rise of COVID numbers globally. In the statement, they noted that they do anticipate that New Jersey will see an increase in the number of cases but they are closely monitoring the activity and impact on New Jersey’s healthcare systems. At this time they do not anticipate reinstating universal statewide mandated protective measures.
Housing Assistance & Counseling: Foreclosure Prevention & Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance Program (from the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency) and Free housing counseling: www.njerma.com; 855-647-7700.
NJ PCR Tests: For NJ Department of Health and Vault Medical Service free PCR test requests, https://learn.vaulthealth.com/nj/.
Federal Rapid Tests: Request up to four free tests per home, www.COVIDTests.gov.
Vaccinations for the Homebound: For in-home vaccination information, visit www.covid19.nj.gov/homeboundvax; 855-568-0545.
Vaccination Records: NJ Department of Health COVID vaccination records: NJ Docket, a secure and free smartphone app.
Mental Health Resources: Department of Children and Families mental health support resources page for youth, for parents, and for educators, www.covid19.nj.gov/youthhelp.