During a stressful time, where information is constantly changing it may be overwhelming to navigate the abundance of information being presented or to find reliable sources of information. In the event of Covid-19, you can get the most current information from the following.
For updates regarding the how to protect yourself, prepare for Covid-19 as well as identifying symptoms www.cdc.gov and www.who.int.
For ongoing New Jersey related information, visit www.nj.gov; you are able to navigate other government agency and department updates from that direct site. To get more specific information regarding you county, municipality or town, go to their specific webpages. Office of Emergency Management may also have updates about resources in your area.
State of New Jersey
Governor Phil Murphy
NJ Office of Emergency Management
A list of websites and social media sites for NJ Counties OEM
A list of websites and social media sites for NJ local government
NJ Department of Health
NJ Poison Control
To talk to a healthcare professional you can call NJ Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222.
They will help guide you to the nearest testing center.
For basic needs information and testing sites, please call NJ211 at Dial 2-1-1 or 1-877-652-1148
If you are using a rotary dial phone, please dial 1-877-746-5211.
TTY users, dial 7-1-1 first.
Or Text your zip code or NJCOVID to 898-211.
They will help guide you to the nearest testing centers.
This information last reviewed: Mar 30, 2020