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Posted on: June 29, 2020

COVID-19 Updates and Reopenings

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When & How New Jersey is Lifting Restrictions

As the country, the state, and our local municipalities emerge from COVID-19, we look to the CDC and our Governor for guidance.

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy previously announced “The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health through Public Health” to start the State’s recovery. Six principles & key metrics (PDF) were issued to guide the process for lifting restrictions and restoring NJ’s economic health.  

New Jersey entered Stage 2 on Monday, June 15, 2020.

View more information about New Jersey’s stages, restrictions, modifications, and effective dates here.  


Precautions Across All Stages

As our State moves forward through the stages of reopening, it’s important to remember to take these precautions, which apply across all stages:

  • Work that can be done from home should continue to be done from home.
  • Clinically high-risk individuals who can stay at home should continue to do so.
  • All residents and businesses should follow state and federal safeguarding guidelines: wash hands; wear masks in public; respect social distancing; minimize gatherings; disinfect workplace and businesses; and no mass gatherings

For additional information on COVID-19, its impact on businesses, and mitigation requirements for businesses, please visit the State of New Jersey’s COVID-19 Business Information Hub.

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