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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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Coronavirus Pandemic – Isolation Guidance Does Not Imply Immunity to COVID-19

US Strong news – Atlanta, GA: The Center for Disease Control reports On August 3, 2020, CDC updated its isolation guidance based on the latest science about COVID-19 showing that people can continue to test positive for up to 3 months after diagnosis and not be infectious to ; Contrary to media reporting today, this science does not imply a person is immune to reinfection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Stadiums Sports Games Resume Without Fan Crowds

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Office of the Governor reports Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing the Resumption of Contact Practices and Competitions for Certain Organized Sports in Outdoor Settings. 07/20/2020 TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 168, allowing the resumption of contact practices and competitions in outdoor settings for organized sports defined as “high risk” by the New Jersey Department of Health’s “Guidance…
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Princeton University Welcomes the Federal Government’s Agreement to Rescind Student Deportations

Princeton Strong news – Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of the President reports The University issued a statement on the rescinding of ICE’s July 6 announcement regarding international students: We welcome the federal government’s agreement to rescind its announcement of July 6 regarding international students enrolled at universities across the country, including ;We recognize the anxiety and pain this has caused across our community, and we will remain vigilant for…
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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 – 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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NATION – COVID-19 PANDEMIC DISASTER – MEDICAL CENTER INNOVATION UMMC Builds $ 100 Ventilators From Hardware Store Parts

News Strong – Jackson, MS: University of Mississippi Medical CenterKaren Bascom reports The COVID-19 pandemic has left hospitals in short supply of personal protective equipment and medical supplies. As patients develop severe respiratory symptoms, there is another concern: if hospitals will have enough ventilators to support them all. Dr. Charles Robertson, an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has built about 170 ventilators of his…
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NJEDA Announces New Initiatives to Support Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

NEW JERSEY STRONG news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today approved a suite of new programs designed to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus ;   The package of initiatives includes a grant program for small businesses, a zero-interest loan program for mid-size companies, support for private-sector lenders and Community…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – PRESIDENT TRUMP DECLARES NEW JERSEY A MAJOR DISASTER

Watch Video of NJ March 25th, 2020 Coronavirus Briefing Media. US STRONG news - Washington, DC: The White House reports Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of New Jersey and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing. The President’s action…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – NORMALLY AT CAPACITY HOSPITALS OVERWHELMED BY PANDEMIC PRESSURE

Governor Murphy Suspends All Elective Surgeries, Invasive Procedures to Preserve Essential Equipment and Hospital Capacity. New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports  As part of the state’s effort to preserve the capacity of the health care system to respond to COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 109, directing the suspension of all elective surgeries and invasive procedures performed on adults that are…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – State to Release Untested Prisoners – Watch Briefing

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Governor Phil Murphy: Let’s get right at it. I want to thank the overwhelming number of New Jerseyans who are heeding our call to stay home unless they are needed for our frontline response efforts. I cannot say it enough. Social distancing works and slowing the spread of COVID-19 only happens if we take steps to protect ourselves and…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – SARS CoV Stable for 24 Hours on Cardboard Boxes, Days on Plastic

White House Press Briefing Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of the White House Coronavirus Taskforce, addresses his remarks at a coronavirus update briefing Monday, March 16, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen) US STRONG news – Washington, DC: NIAID Dr. Anthony S. Fauci…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – Executive Order Directs 9 Million Residents to Stay at Home

New Jersey Strong news - New Brunswick, NJ: Transcript of Coronavirus Briefing Governor Phil Murphy: Good afternoon. I’ve said a couple of times this week we’re going to need a bigger boat. I did not necessarily say we’re going to need a bigger room, but we certainly got one of those as well. Thanks everybody for joining us and I’m sorry we’re a little bit behind. We were deliberately trying to…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – SOCIAL DISTANCE SPREADS MEDIA AT PRESS CONFERENCE

Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Trenton on March 19, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres for Governor’s Office). March 20th, 2020 Coronavirus Briefing NEW JERSEY STRONG news - Bergen, NJ: Governor Murphy holds Press Conference Governor Phil Murphy: Sorry to be, again, a few minutes behind which is my bad. It’s good to be in Bergen County. I haven’t been here in a couple of weeks, Jim. I’ve been under…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – State Leaders Side by Side with Army Corps

Governor Phil Murphy meets with the Army Corps in Trenton on March 19, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres for Governor’s Office) NEW JERSEY STRONG news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Transcript of Press Briefing: Governor Phil Murphy: Good afternoon, everybody. As you can see, we've moved venues, because we want to practice what we preach, and that is giving you all enough personal space but also giving ourselves up…
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Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency, Public Health Emergency to Strengthen State Preparedness to Contain the Spread of COVID-19

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov. reports  As part of the state’s coordinated response to address the novel coronavirus outbreak, Governor Phil Murphy today declared a State of Emergency and a Public Health Emergency, effective immediately, to ramp up New Jersey’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Executive Order No. 103 declares a state of emergency and public health emergency across all 21 counties…
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Princeton University Advances to Next Step Regarding COVID-19 to Ensure Health and Well-being of the Entire Community, Virtual Instruction and Decreased Campus Gatherings

Princeton Strong news – Princeton, NJ: Princeton University reports President Eisgruber updates University on next steps regarding COVID-19 to ensure health and well-being of the entire community Dear members of the Princeton community, I’m writing to update you on a series of new policies that Princeton University will be implementing in the coming days in response to COVID-19, commonly known as ; Since I last wrote to you, the epidemic…
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