Weekly Covid-19 Updates from State of NJ

Do you have questions about when and where you can receive the COVID-19 vaccine, contact tracing, traveling to or from the State of New Jersey, or even finding a new job? The State of New Jersey offers up-to-date information, resources, and guidance at our COVID-19 Information Hub.

Outdoor Interstate Youth Sports Can Resume

As of Friday, March 19th, interstate outdoor youth sports competitions can be held. The current prohibition on indoor interstate youth sports competitions will remain in effect. Attendees at outdoor youth sports competitions are limited to players, coaches, officials, and up to two parents or guardians per athlete.

Sports Guidance


New Jersey Vaccination Update

To get vaccinated, you can:

As of this week, more than 3.2 million vaccine doses have been administered in New Jersey and more than 2.1 million people have received at least one dose. On Monday, March 29th, eligibility will expand to additional frontline essential workers.

covid19.nj.gov/vaccine


Free Meals Available For All Students Through September

Summer meal sites are places where children, age 18 and under, can receive free meals. The meals are also available to persons over age 18 with mental or physical disabilities. Free summer meals will now be available through September 30th, 2021. The locations, dates, and times that meals are provided by schools, non-profits, and other organizations can be found on this interactive map by the USDA.

Free School Meals


Don’t Miss Out on Your Tax Credit

The Federal and New Jersey Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) programs can help put money back in your pockets. In 2021, more money is available, and more tax filers are eligible than ever before. Free tax return preparation is also available for people who generally make $57,000 or less, people with disabilities, and limited English-speaking taxpayers. Find free tax prep help near you, and learn more about the NJ EITC at njeitc.org.

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Vax Matters

Every Friday, the Department of Health is issuing a new edition of their vaccination newsletter, Vax Matters. Last week’s issue provided information about vaccination efforts at community health centers and eligibility expansion. A pdf of the most recent issue is available at the link below.

Vax Matters


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