NJ COVID-19 Updates

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Updated COVID-19 Information

State of New Jersey

This Week's NJ COVID-19 Updates

Do you have questions about getting tested for COVID-19, 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.

Indoor Capacity Limits Increased

Indoor Capacity

As of Friday, February 5th, restaurants, bars, casinos, gyms, barbershops, nail salons, and other businesses may serve customers at 35 percent of their indoor capacity. In addition, the statewide restriction on food and beverage service after 10 pm is lifted, though local restrictions may remain in place.

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Don’t Miss Out On Your Earned Income Tax Credit

Tax Credit

The Federal and New Jersey Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) programs can help put money back in your pockets. In 2021, more money is available, and more tax filers are eligible than ever before. You worked for it. Now file, claim it, and get it.

Visit njeitc.org

Vaccinations Continue in New Jersey


As of this morning, February 5th, more than 2.4 million New Jerseyans have pre-registered for vaccination, more than 925,000 vaccine doses have been administered in New Jersey, and more than 745,000 individuals have received at least one dose.

Visit covid19.nj.gov/vaccine to pre-register for the vaccine and learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and the State’s vaccination plan.

Visit covid19.nj.gov/vaccine

Stay Safe This Weekend!


COVID-19 cases remain high in New Jersey and across the United States. Whether or not you’re watching the Super Bowl, remember that indoor gatherings should be limited to immediate household members if possible and that general indoor gatherings in New Jersey are limited to 10 people.

Safety Tips for Gatherings

Read Vax Matters

Vax Matters

The Department of Health is issuing a new edition of their vaccine newsletter, Vax Matters, every week. Last Friday’s newsletter answered questions about second dose scheduling, provided information about the New Jersey Vaccine Call Center, and described a new video campaign on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.

View Vax Matters

Visit the COVID-19 Info Hub