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February 12, 2021

Rite Aid says you will be able to sign up and get COVID vaccines in N.J. starting Friday

CVS begins administering COVID-19 vaccines today; all appointments booked within an hour

Do those who are fully vaccinated need to quarantine if exposed to COVID?

Seniors distressed by high COVID deaths, scarce shots

Vaccine Signups Cater to the Tech-Savvy, Leaving Out Many

COVID-19 Variants Make Equal Vaccine Access Even More Important

Train stations should be COVID vaccine sites for people who can’t drive, advocate suggests

Fauci: Vaccines for Kids as Young as First Graders Could Be Authorized by September

Opinion: Now is not the time to prioritize teachers for vaccines | Editorial

Letter: When will teachers be vaccinated? https://groups.google.com/g/rudy-news-items/c/gM-JUvowqus

Most N.J. schools remain on ‘high’ COVID alert, but 2 regions drop to ’moderate’ for the first time in weeks

Biden Trims Ambitions on School Reopening Pledge

We Asked 175 Pediatric Disease Experts if It Was Safe Enough to Open School

Rutgers cancels commencement on campus for second straight year

Grading Education in the Pandemic

Why are some college students studying in their cars? A new study explains. | Opinion

Depression and Anxiety Have Skyrocketed During the Pandemic, Study Finds

How Couples Can Sleep Better During the Pandemic

Snug and Doubled-Up Masks Can Help Stop COVID Spread, CDC Finds

Target will pay employees to get COVID vaccine and give them a free Lyft there

How will the pandemic affect doing your taxes this year? Here's what you need to know before filing

N.J. won’t tax federal coronavirus relief loans awarded to ‘beleaguered’ small businesses, Murphy says

NJDOL: Initial Unemployment Claims in NJ Surpass 2 Million Since COVID-19 Hit

February 5, 2021

I’ve had my Covid-19 vaccine – now what can I safely do? Your questions answered

Every N.J. COVID vaccine site handles appointments differently. Here’s how to register in every county.

New Jersey is not on pace to meet vaccine goal

Five Ways to Get Smarter About COVID-19

With Demand Far Exceeding Supply, It Matters That People Are Jumping the Vaccine Line

Getting Politics Out of the COVID-19 Response

The Pandemic Is Changing How We Treat Unemployment

In ‘open letter,’ NJ’s top education groups offer vision of school after COVID-19

Return to In-Person Instruction Influenced by Politics

February 3, 2021

Do you need to wear a mask while sledding or shoveling? Here’s what experts say.

8 tips for finding a COVID-19 vaccine

New Jersey’s 6 mega-vaccination sites expected to reopen today

27 CVS Pharmacies In NJ To Give Out COVID-19 Vaccine

Feds to Start Sending COVID Vaccines to Pharmacies Next Week

Don’t share your COVID vaccine card on social media, Better Business Bureau warns

A Rocky Road On The Way To Herd Immunity For COVID-19

What's Going On With All These Coronavirus Variants? An Illustrated Guide

School stayed open despite ‘significant’ COVID outbreak on sports team, union says

Colleges Add More In-Person Classes For Spring, Amid High Risk Of Coronavirus Spread

Picking a college is hard. Now, N.J. kids have to decide without stepping foot on campus.

Cuomo’s Revelations Renew Senate GOP Push For Murphy COVID-19 Investigation In NJ

Assembly Bills Seek to Remedy Education Issues Caused By Coronavirus Pandemic

NJ Man Uses Stimulus Check To Go Back To College In Newark

NJ education leaders pushing for federal waiver of school testing requirements

The Remote-Work Revolution Will Be Bigger Than We Think

10 ways the Super Bowl will be different due to the pandemic

January 30, 2021

Answers to All Your Questions About Getting Vaccinated for Covid-19: COVID-19 vaccination explainer

Are COVID vaccine sites going to be open if it snows?

Critics say NJ COVID-19 vaccination system unfair to seniors

Hold senior vaccination days; Plus, tales from the front as NJ seniors weigh in on vax rollout | Letters

People who lost COVID vaccines because of double-bookings will get new dates, Murphy said

COVID side effects? Don't take pain relievers before vaccine, experts say.

Can the U.S. Keep COVID-19 Variants in Check? Here’s What It Takes

COVID-19 Vaccines main page: Stay up to date about what we know — and what we are still learning — about the vaccines.

Pascrell Convenes Local Mayors for Emergency Call on Vaccines, COVID Relief

The Arc of New Jersey’s COVID-19 Vaccine Video for Individuals with I/DD
https://vimeo.com/500239609

Fauci: Virus mutations are a 'wake-up call’

Fauci, Other Biden COVID-19 Advisers Tout 'Really Encouraging' Vaccine News

Depression, anxiety spur pandemic alcohol consumption

Paterson to require appointment for most COVID shots

NJ Hospital Gave COVID Vaccine To Donors, Relatives Report Says

How to be a Grandparent During the Pandemic Tuesday, February 9th at 4:00 pm, Live Zoom Webinar Register here: http://bit.ly/SAGEEldercare. For questions, more information or help using ZOOM - email: yourdecisionsmatter@sageeldercare.org or call 908-598-5511.

January 27, 2021

Representative Mikie Sherrill To Hold Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution (1/28/21)
https://baristanet.com/2021/01/representative-mikie-sherrill-to-hold-town-hall-on-covid-19-vaccine-distribution/

Where can I get the COVID vaccine? Here’s the latest list of N.J. sites, though appointments are scarce. (1/26/21)

Lack of coordination hampers state vaccination effort

How do we vaccinate people who don’t come to get the shot? | Opinion

Some in NJ left in limbo without second vaccine appointment

Here’s how the vaccine rollout is going

Feds give N.J. more than $200M to distribute COVID vaccines

Why N95 Masks Are Still In Short Supply In The U.S.

Nasal spray that can prevent Covid-19 virus to face clinical

COVID Vaccine Dosing FAQs

Walgreens Lagging In Administering COVID-19 Vaccine

Anti-Vaccine Activists Peddle Theories That Covid Shots Are Deadly, Undermining Vaccination

The C.D.C. says schools could reopen safely if people continued to wear masks and practice social distancing.

School officials say vaccinating teachers against COVID-19 best chance to return to in-person learning

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https://groups.google.com/g/rudy-news-items/c/f4dYabzcXn4

Coronavirus Watch (1/15/21) https://groups.google.com/g/rudy-news-items/c/vZ4-oGX6USk

Click to see the latest edition of the NJ Department of Health’s Vax Matters newsletter! (1/15/21)

Prescription drug prices skyrocket as US distracted by COVID-19

NJ COVID vaccine: Why it is so hard to get an appointment

Short supply continues to slow COVID-19 vaccinations in NJ

Here's where to get a COVID vaccine in NJ if they have them

NJ residents moving mountains to get COVID shot

All 6 of New Jersey's mega-vaccination sites now open, but the 2 newest are already booked

N.J.’s 6 COVID vaccine megasites will all be open Friday. Here’s how to get an appointment.

Gov. Phil Murphy: Pfizer, Moderna Point Finger at Feds for Lack of COVID-19 Vaccine

Biden releases national COVID strategy, will order agencies to use Defense Production Act

Biden’s COVID-19 Challenge: 100 Million Vaccinations in the First 100 Days. It Won’t Be Easy.

Biden Orders Up More COVID Guidance for Colleges

Video: Fauci Promises Coronavirus Response Based on Science

Grocery store chains offer incentives for employees to get COVID vaccine

NEJM: Covid-19 Vaccine Resources: Your Questions Answered

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WHO may speed approvals for several COVID-19 vaccines

To Save More Lives, Keep Vaccines Moving

CDC: Nearly 36M COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed

Biden Orders Up More COVID Guidance for Colleges

Pandemic numbers are finally tiptoeing in the right direction.

Clifton schools to remain virtual until March

Kids will likely be key to reaching herd immunity.

The Pandemic is Hurting Child Care. Parents are Paying the Price.

COVID-19’s trail of devastation at many NJ colleges

What it has cost NJ to borrow billions during health crisis

No Mask, No Fly: Biden Signs Order Requiring Face Coverings On Planes

Free Masks For Asbury Park Community

NJ Lawmakers Push Big Changes To Gov. Murphy's COVID Management

See Which Montclair Area Hospitals Near Capacity

Montclair Teachers Leery Of Reopening Schools As COVID Cases Rise

A blueprint to safely open schools

N.J. quietly tweaks COVID guidance on when schools should close. Here’s what’s changed.

We can’t get enough teachers to open school on Monday, N.J. district says

N.J. residents say they’re concerned they won’t get needed second dose of COVID vaccine

Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine 'a game-changer’?

How Operation Warp Speed Created Vaccination Chaos

Last Updated: Fri, 02/12/2021 - 11:39am