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Governor Murphy And First Lady Tammy Murphy Commemorate 19th Anniversary Of September 11Th Attacks At National 9/11 Memorial And Museum Ceremony

New Jersey Strong news - New York, NY: Office of the NJ Governor reports US Vice President Mike Pence, Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy at the 911 Memorial in Manhattan on September 11th, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/Governor’s Office). Governor Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy, along with national, state, and local leaders, attended the 2020 Commemoration Ceremony for the 19th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks. United…
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Industrial Opioid Disaster – New Jersey to Provide Opioid-Overdose Antidote Naloxone for Free to Residents September 24-26 at Participating Pharmacies Across the State

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Residents Can Obtain Free Naloxone at 322 Participating Pharmacies Without Providing Name or a Prescription. TRENTON – Governor Murphy and Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the state will offer the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone (commonly called Narcan) for free to residents at participating pharmacies throughout New Jersey from September 24th through 26th. As part of the…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing the Resumption of Indoor Dining Effective Labor Day Weekend Friday. $40 Billion Budget Approved

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 183, which establishes rules for the resumption of indoor dining on Friday, September 4 at 6:00 , provided businesses comply with the health and safety standards issued by the Department of Health. The Governor’s Executive Order also contains requirements for movie theaters and other indoor entertainment businesses, where the number…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Nine students residing in off-campus houses test positive for Covid-19. Students who attended large off-campus gatherings strongly encourage to self-quarantine and arrange for COVID testing

New Jersey Strong news - Ewing, NJ: The College of New Jersey TCNJ THE SIGNAL Camille Furst and Len La Rocca, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor, report The College has confirmed nine positive cases of Covid-19 among students living in off-campus houses in the Ewing area, according to Dave Muha, the associate vice president of communications, marketing and brand management, in an interview with The ; With the help of the…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – NJ educators unite in call for statewide remote school opening

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Educators reports Dr. Richard Bozza, executive director of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators, Patricia Wright, executive director of the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association and Marie Blistan, president of the New Jersey Education Association, have issued this statement calling on Gov. Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Education to direct all New Jersey public schools to open…
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Stranded Jet Skiers Hoisted to Safety by US Coast Guard Atlantic City Chopper. Presidential Message on the 230th Birthday of the United States Coast Guard

The Coast Guard rescued two people who were stranded on a jet ski that ran aground in near Brigantine, New Jersey, Aug. 3, 2020. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City safely hoisted the two people and transported them back to Coast Guard Station Atlantic City. ( Coast Guard photo/Released) US Strong news - Washington, DC: The White House reports. On this day in 1790,…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – State Decreases Indoor Gathering Capacity Limit as COVID-19 Disease Outbreaks Climb, Public Health Emergency Extended

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Governor Phil Murphy today announced the decrease of indoor gathering capacity limit in response to the increase of COVID-19 cases in New Jersey. Indoor gatherings are now limited to 25 percent of a room's capacity, but regardless of the room’s capacity, the maximum limit shall be 25 persons, down from 100 persons. For purposes of determining this limit,…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Department of Education Issues Guidance Allowing Parents to Choose All-Remote Learning for Their Children

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Office of the Governor reports The New Jersey Department of Education today issued clarifying guidance to allow parents to select fulltime remote learning for their children in the 2020-2021 school ; Released last month, the Department’s guidance document, “The Road Back: Restart and Recovery Plan for Education,” emphasized that schools should prepared plans to open in some capacity for in-person instruction for…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – LBI Strong COVID-19 Outbreak. 24 Lifeguards Test Positive after Social Gathering

LBI STRONG news - Long Beach Township, NJ: At least 24 lifeguards test positive for Covid-19 disease following group social gathering on Long Beach Island. View Governors presser update on coronavirus -
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Requiring Individuals to Wear Masks in Outdoor Public Spaces When They Cannot Social Distance

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 163, which requires individuals to wear face coverings in outdoor public spaces when it is not practicable to socially distance and keep a six-foot distance from others, excluding immediate family members, caretakers, household members, or romantic partners, except where doing so would inhibit that individual’s health, where the individual is…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Destination New Jersey Travelers Advisory 14 Day Self Quarantine Order

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: The NJ Joint Information Center reports Quarantine Advisory Issued for Individuals Traveling to New Jersey from Delaware, Kansas, and Oklahoma, Bringing Total to 19 States. Nineteen States Include Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah. TRENTON – Governor Murphy today advised individuals traveling to New Jersey from additional states…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – State Reopening Reversal as COVID-19 Disease Inside Restaurant Dining Banned due to Mask and Density Violations

"The carelessness of one establishment can completely undo the good work of many others. We will not tolerate outlier bars and restaurants – and, frankly, patrons – who think the rules don’t apply to them. They are the ones who ruin it for everyone else." Gov Phil Murphy fb New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports
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NJ Protests to End Racism Fail 6 Foot Coronavirus Pandemic Social Distancing Protocol

New Jersey Strong news - Hillside, NJ: Office of the Governor reports BLM protest in Hillside, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office). BLM protest in Hillside, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office). BLM protest in Hillside, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office).
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Coronavirus Pandemic – 4,400+ NJ Long Term Care Residents and 2,600 Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 Disease

New Jersey Strong news Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Long-Term Care - The Department of Health, working with the Office of Emergency Management, has provided over 120,000 test kits to long-term care facilities, with plans to provide more as the federal test kits become available. 93% of the facilities, that's 632 out of 678, have reported their baseline testing data, with over 44,000 resident tests completed, returning a…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – With 11,970 NJ Deaths From COVID-19 Disease, State Public Health Emergency Extended to July 5th by Governor Murphy

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 151. The Order extends the Public Health Emergency that was declared on March 9, 2020 through Executive Order No. 103, extended on April 7, 2020 through Executive Order No. 119, and extended again on May 6, 2020 through Executive Order…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Hundreds Join Point Pleasant Freedom March Memorial Day Protest against Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Orders Closing Most Businesses

NEW JERSEY STRONG news - Pt. Pleasant, NJ: MidJersey News Dennis Symons reports POINT PLEASANT, NJ (OCEAN)--A crowd of over 1,000 showed up today for the Open NJ's "Freedom March of NJ" rally held in the Pt. Pleasant Beach Municipal Parking Lot next to Little Silver Lake. Residents, business owners, veterans, and politicians talked about the importance of reopening New Jersey and protested against Phil Murphy's executive orders closing most…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – We’re going to be able to come back from this pandemic stronger than ever

Governor Murphy, Walmart, and Quest Diagnostics Announce Partnership to Expand Testing Capacity in New Jersey New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Transcript of COVID-19 presser: Governor Phil Murphy: Good afternoon, everyone. I am honored to be joined by the woman to my right, who needs no introduction, the Commissioner of the Department of Health, Judy Persichilli. To her right, State Epidemiologist Dr. Christina Tan, another…
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