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Domestic Violence Programs Not Yet Seeing COVID-related Surge
Domestic violence programs in NJ have not yet seen the surge in demand for services they had anticipated in response to self-quarantining and stay-at-home orders connected to the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Working During COVID-19 But Think it’s Wrong? Your Options in NJ
Residents with "failure to comply" inquiries are encouraged to dial 609-963-6817.
How Long is Too Long for Atlantic City Casinos to Remain Closed?
According to industry experts, whether this dormancy period means life or death for certain gaming halls depends on how long doors must stay closed.
Don’t Neglect Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Crisis
State lawmakers are attempting to make it easier for those currently dealing with mental health disorders who may not be able to leave home for treatment.
Practice Social Distancing But Try to Reach Out and Touch Someone, Too
New Jersey residents are being strongly encouraged to practice social distancing but experts fear an uptick in feelings of loneliness and social isolation.
NJ Restaurants and Small Businesses Feeling Desperate, Hoping for Help
Even before Gov. Murphy handed down strict rules Monday for operating hours of many businesses throughout the Garden State, many said they were being negatively impacted by the coronavirus health crisis.
Need to Miss Work Because of Coronavirus? Your Rights in NJ
Don't feel safe going to work because of coronavirus fears? You may be out of luck -- but you do have some protections.
Will Warmer Temperatures Help Stop COVID-19 in NJ?
The CDC notes there is still much more to learn about the illness, including how weather and temperatures will affect how it spreads.
Coronavirus: NJ Will Let Schools Have ‘Home Instruction’ Days if Needed
A memo released to school administrators says this exemption would only occur when closures are the result of a written directive by the state health department or a local health officer.
Tasers Offering NJ Cops an Alternative to Deadly Force
According to the state Attorney General's Office, 57 stun gun deployments by police were recorded in 2018 and 55 in 2017.