Customers of those stores must also wear cloth face coverings while on the premises, including at restaurants and bars for take-out orders (with exemptions for children under 2 and for people where a face covering inhibits their health).
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Emergency Child Care Program Ramps Up, State Monitors ‘Need Versus Capacity’
“The cop has two kids, and he’s desperate for day care. We get a lot of calls, and there’s a lot of need for help, especially for infants and toddlers,” Rodriguez said, who continues to try to find a place for the police officer’s child as her limited spaces fill up. “What they’re offering in terms of the number of day-care centers is not enough.”
Treating Covid-19 at Jersey City Medical Center: A Nurse Reports from the ICU
An ICU nurse at Jersey City Medical Center provided Jersey City Times with an account of nursing work at the hospital under Covid-19.
Coronavirus Exacts Greater Toll on Communities of Color
Medical experts argue long-standing, long-known health problems like diabetes, asthma and lack of access to doctors in black and Hispanic communities increase susceptibility to COVID-19
Is Jersey City’s Buyout Offer to Hundreds of Employees A Sign of What’s to Come for Other Municipalities?
The city is the first municipality in the state to broach employee buyouts in an effort to mitigate the staggering — and still mounting — financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. It is likely not the last to face such tough choices.
State, County Park Closures Criticized
Very few people are questioning the governor’s sincerity. In general, he’s gotten high marks for his handling of the coronavirus crisis. But his executive order this week closing all state and county parks has managed to unite progressives and conservatives in opposition to the new rules.
What It’s Like to be Pregnant during the Coronavirus Crisis
Women who are pregnant during the coronavirus crisis are dealing with a myriad of changes.
Murphy Waives All State Testing for New Jersey’s Graduating Seniors
In a sweeping executive order, Murphy announced in his daily briefing that he had extended the current closure indefinitely — hinting that a firmer decision is still at least a week away. But he also announced an end to limbo for roughly 13,000 high school seniors, waiving all state testing requirements for those hoping to graduate with a diploma this June.
Mortgage Help During COVID-19 Crisis, But What About Property Taxes?
To ease the economic pain of the coronavirus pandemic, New Jersey homeowners have been granted mortgage relief from banks and a reprieve from evictions. But no such help has been approved thus far from local property tax bills.
Nurse Positive with COVID-19 Tells Cautionary Tale
Nurse positive with COVID-19 tells cautionary tale.