Coronavirus News

May 10, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing Mon May 10 said that he anticipates the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- The Morris County Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a program that finds, contacts and inoculates residents in Morris County who may not be able to leave their homes. The program, according to officials has reached more than half of the 800 residents targeted since ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- NJ TRANSIT has announced a new partnership in a statement on May 4 to help get more New Jersey residents vaccinated. The partnership, called VAXRide, should help approximately 11,000 residents get free rides to both public and private vaccination destinations.  Novartis, a NJ-based ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest New Jersey COVID-19 figures on Sun May 2. There were 1,048 new PCR cases reported and 238 antigen tests, with 19 new deaths. Cumulatively, there are now 875,277 positive PCR cases, 124,733 positive antigen cases, and 22,975 deaths, and ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revised its masking guidance for fully vaccinated Americans on Tuesday, April 27. The new public health recommendations outlined instances in which fully vaccinated individuals can forgo wearing a mask. This guidance applies to COVID-19 vaccines ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID-19 press briefing Wed Apr 28 announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing summer camps – both day camps and sleep away camps – to open for the upcoming season. The governor says he is pleased with the way COVID-19 numbers are trending ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Fully vaccinated people, and now there are 2,866,848 of them in New Jersey, can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tue Apr 27. As of Tue Apr 27, New Jersey has administered more than ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy reported during his COVID-19 briefing on Wed Apr 21 that 6.2 million vaccine doses have been administered in the state and that nearly 2.6 million New Jerseyans are now fully vaccinated. "We continue to make tremendous progress in getting our senior population ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — Graduating high school and college seniors can now be vaccinated against COVID-19 in time for in-person graduation ceremonies, announced Morris County officials. In an initiative launched April 21, Morris County in partnership with Atlantic Health System can now schedule vaccine ...

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NEW JERSEY -- As of today, New Jersey residents ages 16 and up are now eligible to get vaccinated.  "Today, everyone who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey, ages 16+, is now eligible to be vaccinated," Gov. Phil Murphy said during his COVID press briefing in Trenton on Mon Apr 19. "At this ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Have you lost your COVID-19 vaccination card and are not sure how you can get a copy to show proof that you have received the vaccine? Although the New Jersey Department of Health cannot provide you with a new CDC vaccination card, it can provide you with a copy of your ...

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NEW JERSEY -- As of April 16, New Jersey has administered more than 5,832,407 vaccine doses (3,694,948 with at least one dose and 2,377,803 fully vaccinated people). In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of April 16, 406,188 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The state Department of Health has directed all New Jersey vaccination sites to cancel or put on hold appointments for the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine — following recommendations by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy reported progress in getting shots into arms as he presented a vaccine update during his press briefing Wed Apr 7. He said that the state has administered 4,892,598 total doses and that 1,896,442 New Jersey residents are now fully vaccinated. "We are now 40% to ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his COVID press briefing on Mon Apr 5 that all individuals ages 16+ in New Jersey will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination on April 19 – two weeks ahead of the state’s initial target of May 1. The state’s phased vaccination rollout has ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Health today issued new COVID-19 travel guidance, which follow updated travel recommendations released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) earlier this month. “While the pandemic is not over, our vaccination program and updated ...

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NEW JERSEY — A group of volunteers working with Planet Princeton have created a crowd sourced spreadsheet to show you which vaccine sites in New Jersey are taking appointments. While vaccine supplies are limited, this volunteer and crowd sourced list can tell you which vaccination sites are ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy expressed concern about rising COVID-19 figures in New Jersey and said at his COVID press briefing in Trenton on Wednesday that new predictive models indicate the state could be heading for a new COVID-19 peak over May and June. The state had 4,586 new COVID-19 cases ...

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NEW JERSEY -- As of March 30, New Jersey has administered more than 4,112,087 vaccine doses (2,677,846 with at least one dose and 1,517,333 fully vaccinated people). In Morris County, the dashboard shows that as of March 30, 304,808 doses of vaccines have been administered.  "Vaccinations are ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - There were 18 new cases of COVID-19 reported overnight in Denville, announced officials. The total number of cases is 1,121. The numbers indicate total number of cases, not the total number of active cases. As of March 30, there were 4,378 new positive PCR tests and 61 new deaths ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his Monday briefing that 4,030,061 vaccinations have been administered throughout the state and 1,473,409 New Jerseyans are fully vaccinated. He also reported a list of updates of the state’s evolving COVID-19 measures and other relevant statewide ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Fri Mar 26 that the State will expand vaccine eligibility to include people 55 and over starting April 5. The following groups are eligible for vaccination once the expansion is in effect: Age 55+ Individuals age 16+ with intellectual and ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- Walmart and Sam's Club sites will now offer vaccine appointments dedicated to adults 65 and older after partnering with the State of New Jersey. Sites in Morris County will begin scheduling appointments on Mar 29. The sites in Morris County are: Walmart Inc 5178 220 ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy said at his COVID press briefing on Mon Mar 22 that he does not expect to loosen any more COVID-19 restrictions because of the recent rise in variant strains of the disease. On March 19, the state of New Jersey expanded capacity at indoor businesses, such as ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s COVID-19 public health emergency has been extended for another 30 days, announced Governor Murphy on March 17. Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 231, which extends the Public Health Emergency that was declared on March 9, 2020 through Executive Order No. 103, which ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- There were seven new cases of COVID-19 reported since Mon Mar 15 in Denville, announced officials. The total number of cases is 1,003. The numbers indicate total number of cases, not the total number of active cases. As of Tue Mar 16, there were 3,141 new positive PCR tests and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy visited a COVID-19 vaccination site in Newark on Tue Mar 16 to underscore New Jersey’s vaccine eligibility expansion. Murphy’s visit came one day after the state expanded the groups of people eligible to receive the vaccine, including public and local transportation ...

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NEW JERSEY -- As of March 12, New Jersey has administered more than 2,823,731 COVID-19 vaccine doses (1,876,495 first doses and 947,094 second doses). In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of March 12, 205,618 doses of vaccines have been administered.  New Jersey will expand ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- There were two new cases of COVID-19 reported over night in Denville, announced officials. The total number of cases is 980.  The numbers indicate total number of cases, not the total number of active cases. As of Thu Mar 11, there were 3,208 new positive PCR tests and 46 new ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Seniors who are having trouble scheduling vaccine appointments are now getting some help. The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) is now providing vaccination scheduling support for seniors, ages 75 or older. Any senior, 75 or older, can call the support line to reschedule ...

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