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Coronavirus, COVID-19 Information

 

Cumberland County, Cumberland County Department of Health, City of Vineland Health Department, and CompleteCare Offering Drive-Thru Testing Site for Cumberland County: Click here 

How to Take Care of Yourself and When to Get Medical Attention for People at Home with COVID-19 Symptoms

NJDOH: Self-Quarantine for Travelers FAQ - Date: 8/11/2020

 

 


 

 


 

New Jersey COVID-19 Website:

covid19.nj.gov

New Jersey COVID-19 Dashboard:

Where is COVID-19?  Find out here.

 

Cumberland County Government is working hard to provide our County residents with information to assist in understanding the risks associated with Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19.

All questions related to coronavirus are being handled by health experts at the New Jersey Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.

The Cumberland County Department of Health and the City of Vineland Health Department have opened hotlines to answer your questions about COVID-19.
CUMBERLAND COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: (856) 327-7090
CITY OF VINELAND HEALTH DEPARTMENT: (856) 405-4603

The Cumberland County Department of Health hotline is staffed Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
Calls outside of normal business hours will be returned the next business day.
In the event of a life-threatening emergency, please contact 911.

Inspira Health Hotlines:
For Community: (800) 772-2848
Hours are 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday-Friday
To speak to a medical professional: (800) 962-1253

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/
New Jersey Department of Health: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml
Cumberland County Department of Health: www.ccdoh.org
City of Vineland Health Department: www.vldhealth.org
Stay up to date by following the Cumberland County Department of Health on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CCDOH and the New Jersey Department of Health on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NJDeptofHealth

 

NJ Dept. of Health, CDS Release Information for Individuals Who Have Tested for COVID-19:

Instructions for Persons Who Tested Negative for COVID-19
Instructions for Persons Who Tested Positive for COVID-19

 

Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 public access to County buildings will be closed where applicable.  County employees are still required to report to work on a regular schedule to service our residents and businesses.  Please utilize the Cumberland County website to obtain phone numbers for the County Departments.  Our staff will continue to provide service over the phone and use alternative ways to accommodate our residents.

 

Coronavirus: What to Know (Video)

Coronavirus, COVID-19 Fact Sheet 

Share Facts about COVID-19        

Stop the Spread of Germs        

COVID-19 Health Actions to Protect You and Your Family - Date: 3/2020        

Click here to view COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus Information for New Jersey Businesses

COVID-19 Guidance for Migrant Workers

En Español:

Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 Hoja de Informacion

Nuevo coronavirus 2019

¿Cuál es la diferencia entre el aislamiento y la cuarentena?

Alerta de Viaje: COVID-19

Asistencia Alimentaria de SNAP Durante el Coronavirus

COVID-19 Guía para los trabajadores Migrantes

 

NJ Helps:

NJ Helps will help to see if you are eligible for food assistance (SNAP), cash assistance (WFNJ/TANF or WFNJ/GA), and health insurance (NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid).  You can also apply for services or learn about additional resources.  Click here to visit the NJ Helps website.

 

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act:

President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act on March 27, 2020. Please see below for an outline of information regarding the CARES Act.

United States Senate CARES Act Summary

United States Senator FAQ on CARES Act

Coronavirus Emergency Loans: Small Business Guide & Checklist

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez COVID-19 Small Business Guide

CARES Act Questions & Answers Concerning Paid Sick and Family Leave

 

A Coronavirus Pandemic Resource Guide for New Jerseyans - Compiled by the Office of U.S. Senator Cory Booker

 

Important Announcements:

Murphy Administration to Open New Jersey's Schools for In-Person Instruction Subject to Critical Health and Safety Protocols

Executive Order No. 175

Governor Murphy Announces the First Phase of the Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program

Governor Murphy and Lieutenant Governor Oliver Announce Emergency Grant Funding Program to Assist Small Landlords and Tenants

Murphy Administration Announces $155 Million in Additional Funding to Ensure Health, Safety and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities

New Jersey Department of Health Launches Contact Tracing Dashboard

Governor Murphy Announces Decreased Indoor Gathering Capacity Limit

Executive Order No. 173

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Public Employees to Immediately Enroll in State Health Benefits Program

Executive Order No. 172

NJDOE: Clarifying Expectations Regarding Fulltime Remote Learning Options for Families in 2020-2021

Department of Education Issues Guidance Allowing Parents to Choose All-Remote Learning for Their Children

NJDOH: Guidance for Sports Activities - Date: 7/9/2020

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing the Resumption of Contact Practices and Competitions for Certain Organized Sports in Outdoor Settings

Executive Order No. 168

Governor Murphy Signs COVID-19 Emergency Bond Act

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Lifting 50 Percent Capacity Limits on NJ TRANSIT and Private-Carrier Vehicles

Executive Order No. 165

Governor Murphy Announces Postponement of Annual Municipal and County Party Committee Reorganization Meetings

Executive Order No. 164

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Requiring Individuals to Wear Masks in Outdoor Public Spaces When They Cannot Social Distance

Executive Order No. 163

Governor Murphy Announces Increased Outdoor Gathering Capacity Limit

Executive Order No. 161

Governor Murphy Directs U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Full Staff Starting July 3

Executive Order No. 160

NJDOH Executive Directive No. 20-023: Amusement Water Parks

NJDOH Executive Directive No. 20-022: Pools & Aquatic Recreation Facilities

NJDOH Executive Directive No. 20-021: Childcare Summer Camps

NJ Labor Department Offers Extended Benefits to Unemployed NJ Workers

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Certain Statutory Deadlines Across State Government

Executive Order No. 159

Executive Order No. 159 Appendix

New Jersey Department of Health Exempts Doulas from Hospital Delivery Support Person Limits During COVID-19

Governor Signs Bare Bones State Spending Plan into Law for Extended Fiscal Year to Help Weather Continued Fallout from COVID-19

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Temporarily Pausing the Resumption of Indoor Dining

Executive Order No. 158

Cumberland County Suspends COVID Testing Site Due to Decreased Demand

Murphy Administration Announces Reopening Guidance for New Jersey Schools

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Establishing Rules for Indoor Dining, Indoor Recreational Facilities, and Individualized Instruction at Gyms and Fitness Centers

NJDOH Executive Directive No. 20-019 (Revised)

Executive Order No. 157

No Jump in Cumberland County COVID Cases

Governor Murphy, Governor Cuomo and Governor Lamont Announce Joint Incoming Travel Advisory That All Individuals Traveling from States with Significant Community Spread of COVID-19 Quarantine for 14 Days

Governor Murphy Announces Increased Indoor and Outdoor Gathering Capacity Limits

Executive Order No. 156

Outdoor Visitation with Long-Term Care Residents Can Begin Sunday, June 21

NJDOH Executive Directive No. 20-017

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Indoor Portions of Retail Shopping Malls May Reopen on June 29

NJOEM Administrative Order No. 2020-16

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing for Limited In-Person Instruction at Institutions of Higher Education and Trade and Training Schools Beginning July 1

Executive Order No. 155

Cumberland County Library Offering Curbside Service on June 22, 2020

NJ Department of Health Issues Guidance for Outdoor Organized Sports

NJDOH: Guidance for Sports Activities

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Curbside Pickup at Libraries and Clarifications Regarding Certain Business Activities

NJOEM Administrative Order No. 2020-15

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Personal Care Service Facilities to Open Effective June 22

NJDCA Administrative Order No. 2020-09: Reopening of Personal Care Services

Executive Order No. 154

How to Take Care of Yourself and When to Get Medical Attention for People at Home with COVID-19 Symptoms

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Orders Lifting Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings, Opening Pools Effective June 22, and Opening Additional Outdoor Recreational Businesses

Executive Order No. 153

Executive Order No. 152

State Health Department Issues COVID-19 Guidelines for Summer Youth Camps

Cumberland County COVID-19 Testing Clinic to Open at Bridgeton Riverfront Plaza - Date: 6/8/2020

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

Executive Order No. 151

Governor Murphy Announces Outdoor Dining Protocols and Process to Expand Premises for Liquor License Holders

Executive Order No. 150

Cumberland County Clerk Reaches Out to County Residents Regarding Upcoming Primary Election

Governor Murphy Announces New Jersey to Enter Stage Two of Restart and Recovery on June 15th

NJ DCF Announces Safety Guidelines to Reopen Childcare Centers

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Health and Safety Protocols for Horse Racing

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Resumption of Child Care Services, Youth Day Camps, and Organized Sports Over the Coming Weeks

Executive Order No. 149

Governor Murphy and Lieutenant Governor Oliver Announce Short-Term Rental Assistance Program to Help Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

NJ Human Services Announces Availability of Up to $20 Million in Health and Safety Grants for Child Care Centers and Youth Camps

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Temporarily Extending Deadlines for Property Tax Appeals and Decisions

Office of the Secretary of Higher Education Considerations for all Postsecondary Commencement Ceremonies - Date: 5/27/2020

Office of the Secretary of High Education Releases Graduation Ceremony Guidance

New Jersey Department of Education Provides Guidance on Commencement Ceremonies

Governor Murphy Announces that Modified In-Person Graduation Ceremonies Can Begin on July 6

Governor Murphy Announces Authorization of Practice and Competition for Professional Sports Teams in New Jersey

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Increasing Capacity Limit on Outdoor Gatherings

Executive Order No. 148

Murphy Administration Outlines COVID-19 Guidance for Seasonal Farm Workers and Employers

New Jersey to Launch Online Grocery Shopping for SNAP Recipients

Governor Murphy, Walmart, and Quest Diagnostics Announce Partnership to Expand Testing Capacity in New Jersey

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Administrative Order Authorizing In-Person Sales at Car Dealerships, Motorcycle Dealerships, Boat Dealerships, and Bike Shops

NJOEM Administrative Order No. 2020-13: Essential Retail Businesses

New Jersey Department of Health Releases Guidelines on Resuming Elective Surgeries

AG Grewal Announces Expansion of Pharmacists' Role in COVID-19 Testing Across New Jersey

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Certain Outdoor Recreational Businesses and Community Gardens to Open with Social Distancing Measures in Place

Executive Order No. 147

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Food Program for Seniors During COVID-19

NJMVC Further Extends Driver License, Registration, and Inspection Expiration Dates Due to COVID-19

Governor Murphy Unveils Multi-Stage Approach to Execute a Responsible and Strategic Restart of New Jersey's Economy

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Reopen Charter Fishing and Watercraft Rental Businesses

Executive Order No. 146

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Authorizing the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages by Certain License and Permit Holders for Takeout and Delivery

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Elective Surgeries and Invasive Procedures to Resume on May 26

Executive Order No. 145

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Protect Public Health by Mailing Every Registered Voter a VBM Ballot or Application Ahead of the Primary Election

Executive Order No. 144

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Beaches, Boardwalks, Lakes, and Lakeshores to Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures in Place

Executive Order No. 143

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Permitting Resumption of Non-Essential Construction, Curbside Pickup at Non-Essential Retail Businesses, and Gatherings in Cars

Executive Order No. 142

Governor Murphy Announces Expanded Testing Capacity and Robust Contact Tracing Plan for New Jersey

Executive Order No. 141

CCSNJ: South Jersey Economic Reopening & Recovery Plan

NJMVC Adds More Online Services: Additional Vehicle Registrations Now Included in Online Offerings

Cumberland County Jail Successfully Combating COVID-19

NJ Student Nurse Strong Initiative

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Clarifications on Recreational and Entertainment Activity at Essential Retail Businesses and Schools

NJOEM Administrative Order No. 2020-12: Recreational and Entertainment Activities

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

Executive Order No. 138

Cumberland County Receives Grant to Deliver Meals to Seniors - Date: 5/6/2020

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Recognize New Fiscal Realities Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Executive Order No. 137

Governor Murphy Announces That Schools Will Remain Closed Through the End of the Academic Year

Governor Murphy, Governor Cuomo, Governor Lamont, Governor Wolf, Governor Carney, Governor Raimondo & Governor Baker Announce Joint Multi-State Agreement to Develop Regional Supply Chain for PPE and Medical Equipment

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Statutory Deadlines for Various Environmental Laws

Executive Order No. 136

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Administrative Order Allowing Construction of Religious Facilities

NJOEM Administrative Order No. 2020-11: Essential Construction

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Suspending In-Person Requirements for Marriages and Receipt of Working Papers for Minors

Executive Order No. 135

New Jersey Department of Corrections to Begin Universal COVID-19 Testing and Launches Non-Congregate Housing Program for First Responders

NJDOH: Frequently Asked Questions about Animal Health Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic - Date: 4/30/2020

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Reopening State Parks and Golf Courses

Executive Order No. 133

NJ Labor Department to Begin Making Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Payments this Week

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Electronic  Petition Submission and Signature Collection for Initiatives and Referenda

Executive Order No. 132

Governor Murphy Names Commission to Advise on Restart and Recovery of State Economy

Executive Order No. 131

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Municipalities to Extend Grace Period for May 1st Property Tax Payments until June 1st

Executive Order No. 130

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Clarifications to List of Essential Businesses Permitted to Operate

NJOEM Administrative Order No. 2020-10: Essential Retail Businesses

Governor Murphy Extends Carry Permits for Retired Law Enforcement Officers and Creates Process for Carry Permit Applicants to Demonstrate Qualifications

Executive Order No. 129

Governor Murphy Announces "The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health Through Public Health"

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Protections for Individuals Without Permanent Housing

NJOEM Administrative Order No. 2020-9: Hotels, Motels, Guest Homes

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Providing Critical Short-Term Support for Renters

Executive Order No. 128

New Jersey's Five Developmental Centers for Adults with Developmental Disabilities to Implement COVID-19 Saliva-Based Tests from Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

MVC Agency, Inspection Station Closures Extended Until May 11 Headquarters, Online Services to Continue Operations

DCA Launches Online Foreclosure Intention Filing System for Residential Properties

Murphy Administration Taps I-Bank to Help Ensure Fiscal Stability of New Jersey Municipalities in Response to COVID-19

Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Governor Murphy, Governor Cuomo, Governor Lamont Announce Alignment of State Policies for Marinas and Boatyards

Cumberland County Expands COVID-19 Testing - Date: 4/20/2020

NJ Senate President Sweeney Names Sarlo and Oroho as Fiscal Recovery Strategists for Economic Comeback from COVID Crisis

Governor Murphy and Attorney General Grewal Announce First-in-the-Nation Program to Enlist Foreign-Licensed Physicians in Fight Against COVID-19

NJ Department of Health: Supplemental COVID-19 Healthcare Facilities

Guidelines: Opening Up America Again

Division of Local Government Services: Local Operational Guidance- COVID-19: Guidance to Facilitate Continuity of Operations

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Expand Family Leave Protections During COVID-19 Outbreak

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Certain Deadlines Associated with Rulemaking

Executive Order No. 127

NJ Labor Department Implements Customer-Service, Tech Improvements to Address Historic Increase in Unemployment Claims

Governor Murphy, Governor Cuomo, Governor Lamont, Governor Wolf, Governor Carney, Governor Raimondo Announce Multi-State Council to Get People Back to Work and Restore the Economy

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Prohibiting Cable and Telecommunications Providers from Terminating Internet and Voice Service

Executive Order No. 126

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce FEMA Approval for Non-Congregate Sheltering in Response to COVID-19

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Implement Additional Mitigation Requirements on NJ Transit, Private Carriers, and Restaurants to Limit the Spread of COVID-19

Executive Order No. 125

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Establish a Process to Grant Temporary Reprieve to Certain At-Risk Inmates

Executive Order No. 124

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Insurance Premium Grace Periods

Executive Order No. 123

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Cease All Non-Essential Construction Projects and Imposes Additional Mitigation Requirements on Essential Retail Businesses and Industries to Limit the Spread of COVID-19

Executive Order No. 122

Governor Murphy Announces Postponement of of June 2nd Primary Elections until July 7th

Executive Order No. 120

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Waiving Student Assessment Requirements for 2019-2020 School Year

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Statutory Deadlines for School Districts Whose Elections Were Moved from April to May

Millville High School Engineering Teacher Helping the Community 

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Closing State and County Parks to Further Social Distancing

Executive Order No. 118

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Strengthen COVID-19 Response Efforts by Allowing Certain Retirees to Return to Public Employment

Executive Order No. 115

Executive Order No. 114

Executive Order No. 113

Executive Order No. 112

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Authorize Municipalities and Counties to Restrict Short-Term Rentals

NJOEM Administrative Order 2020-8: Hotels, Motels, and Guest Homes

DOH Letter to Religious Leaders

Governor Murphy Announces Blood Donation Drives are Critical to State's Health Care Needs and Can Continue Operations

NJOEM Administrative Order 2020-7: Blood Drives

Joint Statement by Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin Regarding NJ Tax Deadline Extension

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Updates and Clarifications to List of Businesses Permitted to Operate

NJOEM Administrative Order 2020-6: Essential Businesses

Cumberland County Announces Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site - Date: 3/28/2020

SNAP Assistance During Coronavirus

Executive Order No. 111

Governor Murphy Announces Mortgage Payment Relief, Financial Protections for New Jerseyans Facing Economic Hardship as a Result of COVID-19

NJEDA Announces New Initiatives to Support Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

NJ Human Services Announces $70 Million in Food Assistance for Vulnerable Families in New Jersey

Congressman Van Drew Requests Drive Thru Testing for COVID-19 in South Jersey

COVID-19 Update as of March 25, 2020

CY 2020/SFY 2021 State Aid Certification: Additional Guidance from the Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) Concerning State Aid Certification for Municipalities

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Requiring Child Care Centers Close on April 1 Unless Serving Children of Essential Workers

Executive Order No. 110

Menendez Lauds Win for NJ Workers, Hospitals, Small Businesses in Bipartisan COVID-19 Response Package

Cumberland County Announces Coronavirus Death - Date: 3/25/2020

Governor Murphy Announces Additions to Essential Retail Businesses Permitted to Operate

New Jersey Launches Job Portal to Connect Out-of-Work Residents to Opportunities in Critical Industries

NJOEM Administrative Order 2020-6: Order Regarding Essential Retail Businesses, Beaches and Boardwalks

Executive Order No. 109

Governor Murphy Announces Departmental Actions to Expand Access to Telehealth and Tele-Mental Health Services in Response to COVID-19 - Date: 3/22/2020

Governor Murphy Announces Opening of COVID-19 Testing Site for New Jerseyans at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel - Date: 3/22/2020

New Jersey Launches New COVID-19 Website - Date: 3/21/2020

NJOEM Administrative Order 2020-3: Mandatory Facility Closures 

Memorandum: Summary of Executive Orders No. 107 & 108

Executive Order No. 108

Executive Order No. 107

Governor Murphy Announces Statewide Stay at Home Order, Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses - Date: 3/21/2020

Executive Order No. 106

NJOEM Administrative Order 2020-2: Order Announcing Additional Closures of Hair Salons, Tattoo Parlors, Spas, etc.

Attorney General Directive 2020-1: Directive Instructing All Law Enforcement Agencies and Officers on the Appropriate Use of COVID-19 Information from Public Health Officers

Cumberland County Coronavirus Statement - One Confirmed Case - Date: 3/19/2020

Cumberland County Coronavirus Statement - Date: 3/19/2020

NJ Human Services Works to Protect & Help Maintain Continued Benefits for Residents Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Governor Murphy, Commissioner Johnson Announce New Amendments to Child Care Subsidy Program in Response to Spread of COVID-19

Governor Murphy Announces Mandatory Closure of All Indoor Portions of Retail Shopping Malls, Places of Public Amusement

Governor Murphy Announces Aggressive Social Distancing Measures to Mitigate Further Spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey

Executive Order No. 104

Cumberland County Takes Action to Manage Coronavirus Spread

Cumberland County Surrogate's Court Press Release

Cumberland County Government Coronavirus Statement

New Jersey Expands COVID-19 Call Center Options

NJ's Major Power Companies Won't Shut Off Service for Non-Payment During Coronavirus Outbreak

NJ Department of Corrections Suspends Visitations to State Prison & Halfway Houses Statewide

Motor Vehicle Commission Announces Closure for Two Weeks Due to COVID-19

NJ Labor Department Suspends In-Person Unemployment Insurance Services at One-Stop Career Centers Due to COVID-19

 

Public Health & Food Protection:

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hosted a briefing for the food industry with speakers Frank Yiannas, deputy commissioner of the Office of Food Policy and Response, Michael Rogers, assistant commissioner for human and animal food operations in the Office of Regulatory Affairs: and Dr. Susan Mayne, director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
Many questions that members of the food industry have can be answered in the FAQs at FDA.gov/food.

A few important points were made:

  • There is no evidence of transmission of COVID-19 via food or food packaging, as this is a respiratory illness not gastrointestinal.
  • There are no anticipated recalls if a person in a food facility is diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • FDA is trying to reassure the public that everyone can have confidence in the safety of the food supply.
  • Domestic inspections will be focused on mission-critical and for-cause inspections. Examples include the support of a foodborne illness outbreak investigation or a Class 1 recall or outbreak related to COVID-19.
  • Routine surveillance inspections will be postponed. Inspections must also take into effect local geographical limitations (ie. curfews, shelter in place) and the firm's operations. The majority of inspections will now be pre-announced as opposed to unannounced.
  • For areas in which restaurants are still open, it is recommended that no self-service buffets or salad bars remain in operation.
  • If a worker is diagnosed with COVID-19, they should consult with their local health department, follow U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, and perform deep cleaning/sanitizing. However, no food is required to be recalled or put on hold in such instances. The main focus is to prevent person-to-person spread within the plant, store, etc.
  • Food suppliers are considered a critical infrastructure sector and should not be shut down. Reach out to the Federal Emergency Management Agency if you have any issues.
  • With regard to screening employees with thermometers: FDA knows that there are shortages in touchless thermometers. Local health departments can also assist with this.

 

School Closures & Other Related Information:

Click here for updated guidelines from the New Jersey Department of Education for schools.

School Closure Information:

Bishop Schad Regional School           Greenwich Stow Creek Partnership Schools
Bridgeton Public Schools            Hopewell Crest School
Bridgeton Christian School           Myron L. Powell School
Commercial Township School District
          Maurice River Township School District
Cumberland Christian School
          Millville Public Charter School
Cumberland County TEC
          Millville Public Schools
Cumberland Regional High School
          Upper Deerfield School District
Deerfield Township School District
          Vineland Public Charter School
Downe Township Elementary School
          Vineland Public Schools
Fairfield Township School District
          Woodland Country Day School

 

Murphy Administration to Open New Jersey's Schools for In-Person Instruction Subject to Critical Health and Safety Protocols

Executive Order No. 175

NJDOE: Clarifying Expectations Regarding Fulltime Remote Learning Options for Families in 2020-2021

Department of Education Issues Guidance Allowing Parents to Choose All-Remote Learning for Their Children

Murphy Administration Announces Reopening Guidance for New Jersey Schools

NJDOE: The Road Back: Restart and Recovery Plan for Education - Date: 6/2020

COVID-19: Alternatives to Traditional Commencement Ceremonies (Update)

Office of the Secretary of Higher Education Considerations for all Postsecondary Commencement Ceremonies - Date: 5/27/2020

Office of the Secretary of High Education Releases Graduation Ceremony Guidance

New Jersey Department of Education Provides Guidance on Commencement Ceremonies

Governor Murphy Announces that Modified In-Person Graduation Ceremonies Can Begin on July 6

Division of Local Government: Local Public and Public School Contracts Laws - Administration of Competitive Contracting Process

Division of Local Government: Local Public and Public School Contracts Laws - Contracts Subject to Public Bidding

Governor Murphy Announces That Schools Will Remain Closed Through the End of the Academic Year

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Waiving Student Assessment Requirements for 2019-2020 School Year

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Statutory Deadlines for School Districts Whose Elections Were Moved from April to May

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Related to School Emergency Preparedness Plans - Date: 3/17/2020

New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) Checklist for Emergency Preparedness Plans - Date: 3/13/2020

Supplemental Guidance Regarding Requirements for Public Health-Related School Closure - Date: 3/13/2020

 

For Seniors:

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Food Program for Seniors During COVID-19

COVID-19: What Older Adults Need to Know (CDC Video) - Date: 3/10/2020

AARP: Why Coronaviruses Hit Older Adults Hardest - Date: 3/14/2020

For more information, please check the AARP website: www.aarp.org

 

For Deaf or Hard of Hearing:

Coronavirus Card - Deaf or Hard of Hearing

 

Social Services:

SNAP Assistance During Coronavirus - May 2020

New Jersey to Launch Online Grocery Shopping for SNAP Recipients

Ensuring you receive your benefits during this ongoing coronavirus concern is a top priority, so in an effort to make it easier for you to apply or receive your benefits, a number of temporary changes have been put in place regarding social services that are administered here at the Cumberland County Division of Social Services.

We are encouraging county residents who want to apply for SNAP food assistance, or cash assistance under the Work First New Jersey program to do so online at NJHelps.org. During this public health crisis, we can do interviews by phone, so you do not need to come into the office to apply for benefits.

Work First New Jersey cash assistance clients who are due for their case to be reviewed in March or April automatically will get a 60-day extension. You do not need to come into the office.

If you are a SNAP food assistance or a Work First New Jersey cash assistance client, you are not required to attend your work activity, unless you want to and the program is operating. This includes people who are applying for Work First New Jersey General Assistance and are in a work activity for 28 days while their application is being reviewed. No penalty will be assessed to you if you do not attend your work activity.

When you need to bring paperwork to the office, you can fax, mail or look for the drop box located at 275 N. Delsea Dr, Vineland, NJ.

For questions or additional assistance, please call: (856) 691-4600.

NJ Helps:

NJ Helps will help to see if you are eligible for food assistance (SNAP), cash assistance (WFNJ/TANF or WFNJ/GA), and health insurance (NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid).  You can also apply for services or learn about additional resources.  Click here to visit the NJ Helps website.

 

For Businesses:

Click here to visit the Cumberland County Government COVID-19 Business Resources & Information Page

Click here to view COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus Information for New Jersey Businesses

The State of New Jersey has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a declared disaster state for COVID-19.  Small businesses can now start to apply for Disaster Loans on SBA's website.  Click here to start your application.

Please see the Small Business Fact Sheet by clicking here.

For business professionals who are seeking more information, please contact Carol Waties, Director of the NJ SBDC.
Email: carol.waties@stockton.edu
Phone: (609) 626-3889

Links to Documents that May be Useful to Businesses in Communicating with Employees

This information was provided by Cumberland County Public Information Officer. Please find below two links to documents that would be helpful for businesses (that are open) to communicate with employees when receiving questions. Although these are more for healthcare providers and Public health, they are public documents on NJDOH’s website. When in doubt, call Cumberland County Department of Health at 856-327-7090 or have the individual contact their health care provider.

Frequently Asked Questions: Close Contacts to Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Monitoring & Movement Guidance for Managing Returning Travelers and/or Contacts of Confirmed Cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

More Helpful Links for Businesses:

NJEDA Announces New Initiatives to Support Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

How do Executive Orders No. 107 & 108 on closures and social distancing affect my business?

COVID-19 and Family and Medical Leave Act Questions & Answers

Cumberland Businesses & Employers COVID-19 Guidance

OSHA: Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

EEOC Guidance on Specific Workplace Practices & Inquiries Related to COVID-19

Vineland Businesses & Employers COVID-19 Guidance

NJ Department of Labor and COVID-19: What Employees Should Know

 

Suspension of Courts:

Notice to the Bar: COVID-19 - Second Omnibus Order on Court Operations and Legal Practice - More Operations to be Conducted Remotely; Limited Discovery Extensions and Tolling Periods - Date: 4/24/2020

Order - No New Grand Jury Selections or Sessions through March 27, 2020 - Date: 3/17/2020

NJ Court Operations - COVID-19 Coronavirus: Rescheduling of In-Court Proceedings Scheduled for the Week Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020; Continuation of All Critical Functions - Date: 3/15/2020

Municipal Courts - COVID-19 Coronavirus - Rescheduling of Court Sessions Scheduled March 16-March 27, 2020 - Date: 3/14/2020

Landlord/Tenant - COVID-19 Coronavirus - Suspension of Court Sessions Scheduled for March 16-March 27, 2020 - Date: 3/14/2020


Emergency Procurements:

Division of Local Government: Local Public and Public School Contracts Laws - Administration of Competitive Contracting Process

Division of Local Government: Local Public and Public School Contracts Laws - Contracts Subject to Public Bidding

Division of Local Government Services Concerning Electronic Procurement

Division of Local Government Services: LFN 2020-10 - Providing Supplemental Emergency Procurement Guidelines to Reduce In-Person Contact During the Competitive Bidding Process - Date: 4/15/2020

Conoravirus Response: Emergency Procurement & Use of Storm Recovery Reserves

 

Other Important Information:

Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) Notice Regarding Options Available to Ensure Continued Regular Operation of Government (Open Public Meetings Act) - Date: 3/17/2020

Township of Deerfield: Save the Trip to Town Hall - Date: 3/16/2020

Temporary Operational Waivers during a State of Emergency - Date: 3/13/2020