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Coronavirus Pandemic – NJ National Guard Air Force Salutes Healthcare Workers

New Jersey Strong news - US Air National Guard reports An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 177th Fighter Wing out of Egg Harbor Township approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 108th Wing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, , May 12, 2020. The New Jersey Air National Guard units conducted a joint flyover as part of #AirForceSalutes in an effort to honor healthcare workers, first responders, mortuary affairs and other…
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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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Honoring Those Who Sacrificed For Our Country

New Jersey Strong news - Arneytown, NJ: US Flags decorate the Brigadier General Doyle Memorial Veterans Cemetery on Memorial Day weekend as visitors wear protective masks due to the coronavirus covid-19 disease outbreak. Office of the Governor POOL COVID-19 report by George Woolston The Burlington County Times Governor Murphy and Brigadier General Jemal J. Beale, Adjutant General Participate in Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Memorial Day Ceremony. Gov. Phil…
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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 – Multi-Stage Approach to Execute a Responsible and Strategic Restart of New Jersey’s Economy. Governor Murphy, “we will move forward deliberately”

When you and your neighbor both wear face coverings, when you wash your hands with soap and keep your distance, you keep each of you much, much safer. New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports TRENTON – As part of his vision, “The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health Through Public Health,” Governor Phil Murphy today unveiled a multi-stage approach to execute a responsible and strategic economic restart to…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Reopen Charter Fishing and Watercraft Rental Businesses

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center report WATCH VIDEO. Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 146, which allows charter fishing services and for-hire vessel activities, as well as watercraft rental businesses, to open with required social distancing measures. These businesses can open on Sunday, May 17 at 6 am. “Reopening charter fishing services and watercraft rental businesses restores an extremely important component 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 – Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Permitting Resumption of Non-Essential Construction, Curbside Pickup at Non-Essential Retail Businesses, and Gatherings in Cars

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information center reports As part of New Jersey’s Road Back, Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 142, permitting the resumption of non-essential construction, curbside pickup at non-essential retail businesses, and car gatherings for the purpose of drive-through and drive-in events. The construction and non-essential retail provisions will take effect at 6:00 on Monday, May 18, while the car gatherings…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Montclair State alumna helps develop critical at-home self-collection kit for LabCorp’s COVID-19 diagnostic test

New Jersey Strong news - Montclair, NJ: Montclair State University Marilyn Joyce Lehren reports Julia Dondero ’14 has been working behind-the-scenes to bring a new at-home self-collection kit for LabCorp’s COVID-19 diagnostic test into the hands of the health-care workers and first responders who need it the ; Dondero leads the molecular diagnostics department at LabCorp’s Raritan, New Jersey, lab, where she was able to rapidly scale up and validate an at-home…
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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 – 4505 Covid-19 deaths at NJ Nursing Homes Leads to National Guard Deployment to Some Long Term Facilities

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Governor Phil Murphy: Good afternoon, everyone. Sorry to be a minute or two behind, lots going on. I want to give a shout out to a young, very good friend of mine, Connor McCabe. Hello, Connor. Thanks for watching. I'm joined today to my right by the woman who needs no introduction, the Commissioner of the Department of Health,…
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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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Hurricane Preparedness Surges

Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 3-9, 2020. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE reports - Be ready for hurricane season. Today you can determine your personal hurricane risk, find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone, and review/update insurance policies. You can also make a list of items to replenish hurricane emergency supplies and start thinking about how you will prepare your home for the coming hurricane season. If you live…
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