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COVID-19 News and Updates

New resource available to eligible families

The Federal Communications Commission has announced The Emergency Broadband Benefit to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on eligibility and application procedures:


NJ Safe Re-OPening

  • The Safe NJ website provides detailed information on New Jersey’s re-opening timeline and protocols related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Additional NJ State news:  

New Jersey specific resources during COVID-19

  • NJ is Open – Connect with local businesses that are open for business 
  • New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub
  • Coronavirus Testing:  (Source, as of March 20, 9am) The New Jersey Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the state to provide information to the public on testing and related needs:

NJ Local News

NJ COVID-19 spread by county – interactive map

Jersey City News/Resources related to COVID-19   Public School Free Meal Locations in Jersey City   Courtesy of Councilwoman Denise Riley: If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms, please contact your primary care physician or call the Jersey City 24-hour hotline, 201-547-5208.   Jersey City has established two COVID-19 testing sites.  For more information on our testing sites, click here.   Jersey City COVID-19 Updates, click here   Residents can sign up for the City’s SwiftReach alert system for advisories and updates.   Residents can also sign up to get alerts and updates from the State by texting NJCOVID to 898-211.   All Council Meetings will be held virtually until further notice. Email for public comment and watch the Council Meetings by clicking here.   As a way to help us understand where assistance will make the strongest impact, we have developed a survey that businesses can fill out.  This survey will allow small businesses an opportunity to label their needs, which will be the cornerstone of the conversation while we design and implement solutions.  You can find the survey here.   Did you lose your job or have your hours reduced as a result of COVID-19? Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire. Learn more by clicking here .   Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resource, click here.

Newark News/Resources related to COVID-19

Hoboken News/Resources Related to COVID-19

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