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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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Johnson & Johnson Discontinues Talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in U.S. and Canada

New Jersey Strong news - New Brunswick, NJ: Johnson and Johnson reports Demand for talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in North America has been declining due in large part to changes in consumer habits and fueled by misinformation around the safety of the product and a constant barrage of litigation advertising. As part of a portfolio assessment related to COVID-19, in March, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health stopped shipping hundreds of…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Beaches To Die For ! Will June See a Surge in COVID-19 Disease ?

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Beaches, Boardwalks, Lakes, and Lakeshores to Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures in Place Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 143, allowing beaches, boardwalks, lakes, and lakeshores to remain open with social distancing measures in place. The Order takes effect on Friday, May 22.“I’m thrilled to announce that the Jersey…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – May 13th, 2020 Coronavirus Briefing Media

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Governor Phil Murphy: Good afternoon I've got to give Reed Gusciora, the Mayor of the capital city a shout out. He had an artisan in Trenton make my mask, made one for the First Lady, so another reason we're happy to be in the capital city. Good afternoon, everybody. I'm joined by the woman to my right who needs…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Wall Street Wendy’s, Walmart Out of Control Chaos as Micro Managed Mom & Pop Main Street Remains Closed

Chaos at NJ Walmart as social distancing, and mask wearing is not occuring as a Walmart frontline worker breaks up a customer fight. Walmart is failing to protect workers and customers from Coronavirus Disease. New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Governor Murphy Names Restart and Recovery Advisory Council New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy listens Friday, May 8, 2020, as the COVID-19 death of a…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – FDA Approves Rutgers First At-Home Saliva Collection Test for Coronavirus

Emergency authorization granted to pioneering Rutgers lab and collaborators New Jersey Strong news - New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University reports Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics received an amended emergency use authorization from the FDA late Thursday for the first SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus test that will allow people to collect their own saliva at home and send to a lab for decision follows the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s recent emergency approval to RUCDR Infinite…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Rutgers University Supplies Hospitals With Innovative PPE

Schools across the university are collaborating to create face shields and intubation boxes New Jersey Strong news - New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Cynthia Medina reports Faculty, students and staff across Rutgers are coming together to produce face shields and intubation boxes with off-the-shelf materials to help relieve the PPE shortage at area hospitals as a worldwide shortage of such lifesaving equipment ; In the largest universitywide initiative to protect frontline…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Governor Murphy, Governor Cuomo, Governor Lamont, Governor Wolf, Governor Carney, Governor Raimondo & Governor Baker Announce Joint Multi-State Agreement to Develop Regional Supply Chain for PPE and Medical Equipment

Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports States Will Aggregate Demand for PPE, Medical Equipment and Testing on a Regional Basis Regional Supply Chains Will Help Realize Better Pricing, Delivery and Reliability of PPE and Medical Equipment for States New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Delaware Governor John Carney, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo and Massachusetts Governor Charlie…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – President Trump Meets with Governor Murphy of New Jersey

US STRONG news - Washington, DC: The White House reports President Trump Meets with the Governor of New Jersey President Donald J. Trump meets with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Thursday, April 30, 2020, in the Oval Office of the White House.(Official White House Photo by Joyce Boghosian) Oval Office. 11:30 EDTTHE PRESIDENT:  Okay, thank you very much.  It’s an honor to be with Governor Phil Murphy of a wonderful…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Reopening State Parks and Golf Courses with Social Distancing

Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Order Restores County Authority to Open or Close County Parks TRENTON — Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 133, reopening state parks and golf courses, and restoring the authority of county governments to determine whether county parks will be open or closed. The order takes effect at sunrise on Saturday, May ; “We understand that New Jerseyans want to get outside and get…
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COVID INNOVATION – Could a New Ultraviolet Technology Fight the Spread of Coronavirus?

Columbia researcher David Brenner believes far-UVC light—safe for humans, but lethal for viruses—could be a ‘game changer.’ New York City Strong news – New York, NY: Columbia University reports The technology, developed by Columbia University’s Center for Radiological Research, uses lamps that emit continuous, low doses of a particular wavelength of ultraviolet light, known as far-UVC, which can kill viruses and bacteria without harming human skin, eyes and other tissues, as…
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Coronavirus Pandemic Disaster – Major League Baseball Acquires 10,000 Limited COVID-19 Tests Away From Essential First Responders, Hospitals, and Frontline Workers For Their Non-Essential Games

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