We're keeping you up-to-date on all the latest news and information about the Coronavirus pandemic as it pertains to New Jersey.
You Probably Haven't But Should: Check Your Credit Report
Despite an increase in credit card fraud attempts during the COVID-19 pandemic, only 33% of Americans have checked their credit reports in the past year.
Plan Advances for $500 Fines for Not Wearing Masks in NJ Stores
People who don’t properly wear a mask over their nose and mouth in stores in New Jersey could be fined as much as $500 for violating Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive orders.
COVID Cases, Test Positivity Rates Up Among Younger NJ Residents
With confirmed cases of COVID-19 increasing among younger New Jersey residents, the state is urging people to remain cautious and plans to roll out a new contact tracing app on college campuses.
Gov. Murphy Pleads With NJ Teens: Let’s Stop With House Parties
Gov. Murphy made the comments while decrying a gathering of more than 2,500 people for a YouTube stunt in Seaside Heights.
Cops, Residents Possibly Exposed to COVID-19 at Lakewood Funeral
Police spokesman Greg Staffordsmith would not confirm a number but told us in an email that “a number of officers that are self quarantining” and said that no officers have tested positive.
So far, no virus spreading in NJ schools — just at parties
Chatham Borough will enlist volunteer "covid ambassadors" after 12 confirmed cases in teens pushed classes online.
Tuition insurance? More families opting for it due to COVID-19
Most parents with a kid in college likely have no idea that tuition insurance is even an option, and has been for years.
NJ's Lofty COVID-19 Goal: Vaccinate 70% of the Population
“Our goal, if I may, is pretty high,” Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said at an Assembly Budget Committee hearing Monday. “It’s to get 70% of the population between five and six months...".
Atlantic County Reports Just Six New COVID-19 Cases on Monday
One week after the big Labor Day Weekend at the Jersey Shore, officials in Atlantic County reported only six new cases of COVID-19 on Monday.
NJ electric vehicle rebate in danger because of COVID budget woes
Because of the huge state revenue gap caused by the novel-coronavirus shutdown earlier this year, funding for a program to encourage New Jersey residents to buy electric vehicles has been slashed.