COVID-19 Vaccine: Get it? Got it? Now What?
Christina Balas moderates an informative session with Dr. Jeff Hammond who is joined by Dr. Ron Nahass, infectious disease specialist and chief epidemiologist at RWJ-Somerset.
This recording is from our Q&A Session February 25, 2021
Navigating the COVID Response:
Vaccine Registration and Distribution
a Q&A Session with Councilman Dr. Jeff Hammond
This recording is from our Q&A Session January 28, 2021
& Ways to Help
About the NJPRF
The NJPRF exists to meet four critical challenges of our state in the face of the COVID-19 crisis: stop the spread, support the healthcare community, provide help for the vulnerable, and rebuild our communities. NJPRF supports organizations that provide essential services and aiding those on the front line of the pandemic. One hundred percent of all online donations will go directly to help those in need.
Bernardsville Pop-Up Food Bank:
St Bernards Church, Camino de Fe Church, SHSD Home School Association with support from local Girl Scouts.
Food Drop-Off: Food is being collected and distributed from St. Bernard’s Parish House, 88 Claremont Road (parking lot entrance is on Mine Mount). Mon/Tues: 9am-noon/3pm-6pm, Wed/Thurs: 9am-noon.
Food Pick-Up: Fridays, 9am-noon
Donors and volunteers must wear gloves & masks; all packages will be cleaned as they are brought into building.
Food Bank Network of Somerset
Incorporated in 1982, the Food Bank Network of Somerset County, Inc. is a non-governmental, non-sectarian, 501(c)3 not-for-profit public benefit organization.
The mission of The Food Bank Network is to distribute food and to provide other basic human needs to those less fortunate in our community in a manner recognizing and advancing self-worth and human dignity. Working through food pantries located in Somerville, Bound Brook and North Plainfield, and a warehouse in Bridgewater, our goal is to help create the opportunity for each person to become selfsufficient.
COVID-19 Information in Somerset County
www.covid19.nj.gov This site has an incredible amount of information. There is a whole section dedicated to business and workers.
FDA COVID19 FAQ - https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/mcm-issues/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-frequently-asked-questions
Check your symptoms and get advice: https://self.covid19.nj.gov/
Call (General COVID-19 Questions): 2-1-1 (7a-11p)
Call (Clinical Questions): 1-800-962-1253 (24/7)
Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts
Reduced cost healthcare - Contact your nearest federally qualified health center (FQHC): https://www.njpca.org/current-members/
Zufall Health Center 973-328-3344 - 24 hour hotline 800-328-3838
Report price gouging to 973-504-6240
BUSINESS OWNER/EMPLOYER RESOURCES
NJ Business First Stop Initiative: https://faq.business.nj.gov/en/collections/2198378-information-for-nj-businesses-on-the-coronavirus-outbreak This website offers guidance to businesses on how COVID-19 will impact them and what resources are available.
New Jersey Economic Development Authority: https://www.njeda.com/about/Public-Information/Coronavirus-Information
This site has information for New Jersey businesses, including information on the waiver for specific requirements relating to employee presence under EDA incentive programs.
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development: https://www.nj.gov/labor/worker-protections/earnedsick/covid.shtml
Resources for employees in case they are out of work as a result of COVID-19.
New Jersey Department of Labor: https://www.nj.gov/labor/employer-services/business/covid.shtml
Information focused on employer strategies during the COVID-19 crisis.
HUMAN SERVICES AND SOCIAL SERVICES
New Jersey Department of Human Services: https://nj.gov/humanservices/coronavirus.html
The latest on support available to residents that receive services including Medicaid coverage, SNAP benefits, Aging services, Individuals with Disabilities, Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services.
Social Security Administration: https://www.ssa.gov/coronavirus/
The latest information on the impact COVID-19 will have on the SSA and what resources are available to recipients.
New Jersey Department of the Treasury: https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/
Information for individuals and businesses who may have tax or revenue questions as a result of COVID-19. It also has COVID-19 resources for SHBP/SEHBP.
NJ Transit: https://www.njtransit.com/var/var_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=COVID19ProtectionTo
Latest on NJ Transit operations relating to COVID-19.
New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission: https://www.state.nj.us/mvc/
The Motor Vehicle Commission has created an FAQ page related to COVID-19. They have also extended the expiry date by two months for any driver’s licenses, non-driver IDs, vehicle registrations and inspection stickers due to expire by May 31st of this year.