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Coronavirus News

January 25, 2022

MIDDLETOWN, NJ — Need a COVID test? Monmouth County Board of Commissioners in partnership with Brookdale Community College, and Vault Health just made it very easy, quick, as 15-minutes for rapids, and inexpensive, as in free!  On Monday at 9:30 a.m., Monmouth County officials, the president of ...

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Important to know: New Jersey State Government has recently acknowledged on the critical difference of being hospitalized FROM COVID versus being hospitalized WITH COVID. On Saturday night, A total of 4,167 people were reported as hospitalized. However, State Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli ...

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GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly ...

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NEW JERSEY - Get your free test! Four to be exact.  A nationwide rollout, albeit quite late, is on and there are simple ways to get an at-home COVID-19 test. Effective Wednesday, the federal government website for free tests will begin accepting orders.  Omicron had been raging lately but ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission stands at 1.02 on Monday, a dramatic drop since the beginning of the month when it was 1.92 on January 1.   Anything over 1.0 means COVID-19 is still spreading, the lower the number means any infected person is spreading the virus to fewer ...

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NEW JERSEY – New Jersey's Department of Health reported Friday that the COVID-19 Rate of Transmission has fallen again. That's the number that measures how much the COVID-19 virus is spreading. On Friday, it sits at 1.21. Here's how the number is trending lower over the past four ...

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NEW JERSEY - Watch Governor Murphy's update. In it he quickly stated that he is not lifting school mandates. "Among other things keeping our schools open is critically important our kids learn better when they're in their regular classrooms, our educators are more effective when they are before ...

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NEW JERSEY -  You go back to work faster, and kids might be able to throw their school masks away soon.  CDC Cuts Quarantine The CDC recently updated their guidance for folks in quarantine. Specifically, the CDC has shortened the recommended isolation and quarantine period for the general ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Back from his Costa Rica holiday, Governor Murphy has resumed his press briefings on COVID-19 and specifically the Omicron variant. You can watch the video below that includes a host of quarantine guidelines, the spike in infection due to Omicron and storm updates from the New Jersey ...

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NEW JERSEY — It seems almost everyone knows someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 recently. It's become in many ways as common as the flu, or common cold. Something that we are all going to have to live with. So, really it comes as no surprised that Governor Phil Murphy's office has ...

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NEW JERSEY —  Covid-19 whiplash is in full swing. Should you wear a double mask on a beach by yourself or go unmasked to a big party and dance the night away? Such is the irony of living in a Covid-19 world. In New Jersey, a rash of mostly urban schools are now planning to go remote again while ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A Monmouth County man has become the second person in New Jersey to test positive for the COVID-19 omicron variant, according to the state Department of Health. The good news is the man, whose name was not disclosed, experienced mild illness, was not hospitalized and has since ...

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NEW JERSEY- During his press conference on December 8, Governor Murphy was asked if he will mandate vaccines for students.  Although the Governor said he never takes anything off the table, he did state, "there are no plans as we sit here today to mandate vaccines for our kids". There are plans ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University, which serves as clinical trial site for the global Pfizer-BioNTech research study to evaluate its COVID-19 vaccine in children, is looking for participants for a third clinical trial on children age 6 months to 4 years. The Pediatric Clinical Research ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Hundreds of New Jerseyans gathered outside the State House Annex Building in Downtown Trenton on Monday to rally against Governor Phil Murphy's executive order which mandates that school employees must receive a COVID-19 vaccination.  Organizers intentionally planned the rally to ...

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NEW JERSEY: On Friday, September 24, a new mask mandate takes effect.  Employees of child care centers in New Jersey must be fully vaccinated or be tested weekly, and everyone at these facilities — including children beginning at age 2 — must wear masks indoors, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — The year-and-a-half-long rent moratorium is ending. The moratorium existed due to the economic challenges COVID-19 caused. These protections kept most renters in their homes, even if they were unable to pay rent. Now, as of September 1, the moratorium will lift for ...

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NEW JERSEY: With all the information we are receiving on the pandemic and the recent Delta variant, it can sometimes be confusing to keep updated during an unprecedented time. In an attempt to provide updated medical information, Hackensack Meridian Health will host on Thursday, August 26, 2021, ...

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Below is a copy of the Middletown Board of Education Draft Resolution on mask mandates MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION COUNTY OF MONMOUTH RESOLUTION DEMANDING GOVERNOR MURPHY RESCIND EXECUTIVE ORDER 251 WHEREAS, by way of an executive order, Governor Murphy continues to mandate ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Monmouth County offers free COVID-19 vaccines at Brookdale Community College with no appointment necessary. The vaccination site is open Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m.  at Brookdale Community College's Robert J. Collins Arena 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ Vaccines are ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Wayne Township recently sent a letter out to its employees, informing them that COVID vaccines are now mandatory. Both sides of this issue were discussed during the last Town Council meeting, with one resident challenging the Township’s decision. The letter read: “Township employees ...

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Cancel culture is knocking on the door of Trenton politicians. HOLMDEL, NJ - Calls for breaking up big technology companies amid widespread censorship claims may grow louder in the 13th District as their New Jersey Senator Declan O'Scanlon just had his voice silenced. Specifically, Twitter ...

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TRENTON, 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? New Jersey residents can obtain a copy of the card through the New Jersey Department of Health. Although the state Department of Health cannot ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s public health emergency officially ended on July 4 — 30 days after Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation that allowed for most of his executive orders to expire. However, certain coronavirus restrictions remain in place. Here’s a rundown of those COVID-19 rules, based on ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - If you live in Middletown and your doorbell rings, it may not be Fedex delivering your new iPhone. It may be Governor Murphy's new vaccine volunteers ringing your unvaccinated doorbell, called the Covid Community Corps (CCC). Volunteers have been enlisted to visit Middletown ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Just 185 days after the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered in New Jersey, the state has reached its ambitious goal of 4.7 million fully vaccinated individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey, according to Gov. Phil Murphy.  “Before the arrival of vaccines in ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted on Sunday that the state of New Jersey has now administered 8,885,212 total doses of the approved COVID-19 vaccines and that 4,355,540 New Jerseyans are now fully vaccinated. In an earlier press release Murphy commented, "Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Between 36 percent and 47 percent of New Jerseyans say they will “probably” or “definitely” not get vaccinated against COVID-19, with response rates varying depending on how the question is asked, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Among individuals reluctant to ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has ended the state’s COVID-19 public health emergency after 15 months, but he will continue to keep his executive powers under 14 orders that will continue through the end of the year. “Today’s lifting of the COVID-19 public health emergency is a clear and ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Office employees will be allowed to return to work without the need to wear masks or social distance, as long as they have proof of being vaccinated against the coronavirus, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order. The order, which takes effect on June 4, also lifts minimum ...

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