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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.

Add Your Phone to the Fight!

Phone Download

COVID Alert NJ, New Jersey’s exposure notification app, is now available in ten additional languages and has improved data presentations. Download today on the Google Play Store for Android or Apple App Store for iPhone.


New Jersey Vaccination Update

Vaccination Update

As of this week, more than 1.5 million vaccine doses have been administered in New Jersey more than 1.1 million individuals have received at least one dose. Visit covid19.nj.gov/vaccine for information about who is eligible for vaccination in New Jersey, how COVID-19 vaccines work, and how winter storms are impacting New Jersey’s vaccination efforts.


Don’t Miss Out On Your Earned Income Tax Credit

Earned Income 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.

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Where, How, and When to Get Vaccinated


Vaccines are now available to:

  • Paid and unpaid healthcare workers
  • Residents and workers of long-term care and high-risk congregate care facilities
  • First responders including sworn law enforcement and fire professionals
  • Individuals over 65 years old
  • Individuals aged 16-64 that have certain medical conditions that increase the risk of severe illness from the virus

If you are eligible for the vaccine, there are multiple ways to get vaccinated. Learn more about how to get vaccinated on the COVID-19 Information Hub.

Vaccination Information

Vax Matters

Vax Matters

Each week, the Department of Health is releasing a vaccination newsletter, Vax Matters. Last week’s issue included updates on a federal pharmacy partnership with Rite Aid and CVS and information on virtual town halls to address vaccine concerns expressed by communities of color. The newsletter will be updated weekly and a pdf of the latest issue is available below.

Read Vax Matters

Visit the Info Hub