Friday, June 4, 2021

New Jersey and County COVID-19 Updates - June 4 2021


Do you have questions about when and where you can receive the COVID-19 vaccine, contact tracing, traveling to or from the State of New Jersey, or even finding a new job? The State of New Jersey offers up-to-date information, resources, and guidance at our COVID-19 Information Hub.


New Jersey Steps Forward with Reopening

Reopening

As of today, June 4th, all indoor gathering limits are lifted, including the limits on seating at indoor venues with at least 1,000 seats.

As of last Friday, May 28th, businesses were able to open at full capacity. Social distancing is not required, but businesses are encouraged to follow CDC safety guidelines and social distancing. In addition, dance floors at bars, restaurants, and nightclubs may reopen.

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Relaxed Requirements in Work Settings

Workplace

Effective today, June 4th, businesses and non-profits will no longer be required to accommodate remote work arrangements and to reduce on-site staff to the minimal number necessary. Employers at indoor worksites that are not open to the public may allow employees who can verify they are fully vaccinated to not wear a face mask and social distance. However, employees at State offices and worksites will continue to be required to wear masks and social distance until further notice. Employers can choose to issue more restrictive policies on masking and social distancing and must continue to follow other safety guidelines, including notifying employees of on-site exposure and performing health screenings of employees entering the workplace.

Office Guidelines


Don't Miss Your Second Shot

Vaccination

If you have already received one dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, the second shot increases the vaccine's effectiveness at preventing COVID-19 to 94%. Two weeks after your second dose, you will be considered fully vaccinated and able to resume activities that you stopped because of the pandemic. Importantly, the second dose is available at sites across New Jersey – regardless of where you received your first dose. Even if you missed your original appointment, it's not too late!

Commit to becoming fully vaccinated and get your second dose this weekend. Use the Vaccine Appointment Finder to make an appointment for your second dose at any vaccination location or call the NJ vaccine call center at 1-855-568-0545 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. to find out where you can get your second shot today. 

Residents of, and people who work and study in Warren County NJ may be eligible for vaccinations at county managed clinics.   Click on this link for more information and here to schedule an appointment.

Get Your Second Shot


Sign Up for the New Jersey Business Update

Business Update

The Business.NJ.gov Updates share timely information on regulations, financing, and services likely to affect your business. Whether you own a small business, work at one, or like to stay in-the-know, you won't want to miss this weekly email.

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Common Questions About Vaccines

Doctors

Yesterday, we sent out this note with answers to some common questions about COVID-19 vaccines. If you have been looking for something to share with friends and family who have questions or concerns about the vaccine, this might be what you need. We'll be sending more notes like this in the coming weeks, so sign up for more helpful information about the vaccine.  

Vaccine Info


DOH Vaccination Newsletter

Vax Matters

Learn more about vaccination in New Jersey in the Department of Health's Vax Matters newsletter. Read the most recent version at the pdf link below. Last week's newsletter highlighted the lifting of major COVID-19 restrictions and student efforts in Trenton to share information about vaccines and COVID-19.

Read Vax Matters


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Warren County Commissioners announced this week that Warren County has reached a 60% full vaccination rate. Click here to read the press release.


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